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Facts and figures


  • July 1934.

Owned and Operated by

Operating hours

  • 24 hours, 365 days a year.

Passenger statistics

  • Passengers per year: 3.5 million in 2013


  • Number of runways: 1 fixed-wing, plus 3 helicopter runways.
  • Runway length: 1,953m.
  • Number of terminals: 1 passenger terminal, 1 offshore fixed-wing terminal plus 3 helicopter terminals.

Investment and economic contribution

  • In the past ten years: £52 million.
  • In the next ten years: £57 million.
  • Employs: Around 250 people employed by Aberdeen International Airport but more than 2,500 jobs are supported by the airport.
  • Recent developments include the 124m extension to the main runway, a new covered international walkway, a £5m parking deck and a resurfacing project. The next major project is the £13 million terminal redevelopment, set to be complete by 2017.