Baku airport

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Heydar Aliyev International Airport, opened on February 9, 1933, is the busiest in Azerbaijan and serves not only the capital area, but the entire country. In addition to domestic flights, it operates with important destinations in North America, Europe, the Middle East and Asia, mainly neighbouring countries from the ex-USSR.

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Number of Terminals - 2 - Terminal 1 (international flights) and Terminal 2 (domestic flights), open 24 hours a day and situated next to each other.

Annual passenger traffic: 4.7 million passengers went through it in 2019.

Tel: +994 124 972 727. There are information counters both in the Arrivals area and the Departures Hall of Terminal 1, in addition to staff in blue uniforms to provide assistance.


The airport is located 25 km (16 miles) to the northeast of the city of Baku.

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Car rental companies

There is a desk from Aznur (Tel +994 503 353 565 / 124 978 572) on the first floor of Terminal 1. It operates around the clock.


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Public and private transportation

Bus - The Aero Express (Tel 141) operates 24 hours a day between the airport and the city's central railway station, with a travel time of 30 minutes. Payment is only made with cards, which can be acquired outside Terminal 1. More information

Taxi - Official cabs, located outside Terminal 1, are white and do not have meters, so you must agree on a fare with the driver before the journey. The trip to the city centre takes around 25 minutes.


Parking services at Baku airport (GYD)

A parking area for short and long stays is available 24 hours a day in front of the terminals. There are several payment stations (cash only) throughout the car park. Fees


Services for passengers with special needs

Passengers requiring special assistance or wheelchairs are advised to arrange the proper services with their airline or travel agency at least 48 hours prior to their arrival. There are wheelchairs, escort services, ambulifts to board the plane, adapted toilets and reserved parking spaces in front of Terminal 1.