Baku Airport is the largest and busiest airport in Azerbaijan named after former president Heydar Aliyev. The airport consists of two terminals and two runways, Azerbaijan Airlines uses Terminal 1, Buta Airways operates flights from Terminal 2. Baku Airport is also widely used for cargo flights operated by Silk Way West Airlines and Cargolux.
Where is Baku Airport situated?
Baku Airport is located northeast of the modern capital. Through the so-called Airport Road, you can get from the airport into the city and to the motorways M1, M2 and M4.
How many terminals does Baku Airport have?
Baku Airport has two terminals, known as Terminal 1 and Terminal 2. In April 2014, the airport’s new triangular terminal (T1) was put into use. Terminal 1 of Baku Airport is very modern and consists of four floors. The check-in desks and Arrivals hall are located on the ground floor (Floor 1), the security check and passport control on Floor 3. The airport lounges can be found on Floor 4.
The distance from Baku Airport to the centre of Baku is 25 kilometres. By car, it takes 30 minutes to get to the centre of Baku.
From GYD Airport to Baku City centre by Car
Unfortunately, there are no public transport possibilities at this airport. Check out our transportation page for other ways to travel from the airport to the city.
You can also choose for an airport express bus service at Baku Airport. Learn more about your travel options, travel time and where to buy tickets.
A taxi is the quickest and most comfortable way to get to and from Baku Airport. The price for a taxi ride from the airport to the centre of Baku is about AZN 25.-. Book your taxi at Baku Airport and discover the comfort of pre-booked taxis.
From GYD Airport to Baku City centre by Taxi
At Baku Airport you can rent a car from car rental companies Hertz and local providers. It is most convenient to find and book a car well in advance. By doing so, you can save money and time at the airport.
At the airport
Departures and arrivals
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Which airlines fly from and to Baku Airport?
We offer you a list of airlines at Baku Airport. The main airlines at the airport are:
- Azerbaijan Airlines
- Ural Airlines
- Ukraine International Airlines
- Buta Airways
Hotels near the airport
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Hotels in Baku
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Things to do
It is possible to book tickets, activities and tours in the city and near Baku Airport. You can avoid queues and save money by buying your tickets online. Planning a trip and wondering what to do, we give you some inspiration!
From Baku: Full-Day Gobustan and Absheron All-Inclusive Tour
Journey out on a day tour to Gobustan and Absheron Peninsula to discover the remains of the Stone Age. Learn about the ancient history of Zoroastrianism at the UNESCO World Heritage Site Gobustan and see the burning mountain on Absheron Peninsula.
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