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Our airport transfers allow you to travel safely from the Baku Heydar Aliyev International Airport to your hotel in Baku, Azerbaijan. Baku Heydar Aliyev International Airport, named after the county’s former president, is the home of the Azerbaijan Airlines. Other major airlines also serve the airport including the Lufthansa, Turkish Airlines and the Qatar Airways.
Baku Airport Guide
Baku airport at Azerbaijan is also known as the Heydar Aliyev International Airport. Formerly known as the Bina International Airport, it is located 20 kilometers northeast of Baku, which is the capital of Azerbaijan. From the airport to the capital, the estimated travel time is around 40 minutes. Since 2004, the airport was named after the country’s former president, Heydar Aliyev. Because of this change, the international airport code (or IATA code) has been changed from BAK to GYD. The airport actually has two terminals, a northern terminal and a southern terminal. Aside from this, the airport also has the Baku cargo terminal.
Baku airport has a round the clock operating time. In fact, for those who need to stay close to the airport due to connecting flight time constraints, there is a hotel located nearby. There is even a truck parking for bring cargoes to the cargo terminal. The arrivals areas of the airport are located on the first floor of the North and South terminal. Upon leaving the aircraft, passengers should follow signs for arrivals and follow the usual immigration procedure. Among the steps they have to go through are passport control and customs procedures as well as baggage reclaim. For departing passengers, the usual procedure should also be followed, such as checking-in at the check-in desks located on the second floor of both the North and South terminals.
There are 48 check-in counters with 24 counters for each terminal. After check-in, passengers should then proceed to luggage security, then on to immigration, and then to the departure lounge, the last stop before boarding. If passengers are hungry, the airport has several restaurants and cafes ready to serve passengers located on the first floor of the arrival areas on both terminals and the departure lounge for departing passengers. The airport also has a Duty Free shop, which offers a wide range of commodities, including candy, liquor, cosmetics, chocolates, and many more. There are also luxury brands such as Salvatore Ferragamo, Montblanc, Hugo Boss, and others.
Getting to Baku airport by public transport would take roughly around 30-40 minutes. There is a direct Express minibus that runs every 30 minutes running through the airport to the capital city Baku beginning from early morning until late at night. The service bus actually stops at S. Vurgun’s park on the 28 May Street. The fare for the bus costs 30 qapik.
The airport, providing service to at least a million passengers in a year, has two terminals, the south and the north. A construction of another terminal in the Baku Heydar Aliyev International Airport is still ongoing and is expected to finish in the year 2013. The construction plan of the airport aims for at least 3 million passenger a year. The design is made by Arup and the finished construction is anticipated for its unique facade, the modern shapes and skylights. The airport transfer services and car rentals are accessible on the international arrival area.
Reasons to Visit Baku
Aside from being the capital of the richest country in the whole Caucasus region, Baku is also a great site for sightseeing and escapades. Baku is filled with cultural sites, museums and galleries showing the rich culture and way of living in Azerbaijan. The following are some of the interesting places to visit and things to do in Baku, Azerbaijan:
The Old City is included in the UNESCO World Heritage Site list as well as the Shirvan Shah Palace and the Maiden’s Tower. Visiting these sites in Baku is a must for every visitor. The Maiden’s Tower is believed to be used as an observatory for astronomical studies, a Zoroastrian temple, or even as a fire beacon between the 7th and 12th century.
There are quite a few museums to enjoy in Baku. These museums include the Doll Museum ( Azeri National Costume Museum) , the Taghiyev History Museum, the Latif Karimov Carpet and Applied Arts Museum, and the Home of Jafar Jabbarli Museum.
Baku offers different forms of entertainment for its visitors. You can watch performances at the National Opera and Ballet and at the Pantomima Theatre. You can also enjoy boat rides in Baku Boulevard. There are also amusement parks and public baths.