Heydar Aliyev International Airport (GYD)

Located in the heart of Azerbaijan, Heydar Aliyev International Airport (GYD) is one of the most prominent airports. Home to national carriers Buta Airways and Azerbaijan Airlines, it derives its name from former president Heydar Aliyev. 

Heydar Aliyev Airport (GYD) is one of the busiest airports in the country. Millions of passengers from all over the world come here making it look like a hub of cultural confluence and economic development. This facility is brimming with luxury shops, world-class amenities, duty-free stores, ATMs, lounges, hotels, and restaurants. 

Quick Information about Heydar Aliyev Airport

The following table is an overview of GYD Airport indicated below:

AirportHeydar Aliyev International Airport
Airport TypePublic
OwnerGovernment of Azerbaijan
OperatorAzerbaijan Airlines
Built In (Year)1933
Hubs forAzerbaijan AirlinesAzal Avia CargoButa AirwaysSilk Way West AirlinesSW Business AviationSilk Way Airlines
Heydar Aliyev Airport CodeGYD
Heydar Aliyev Airport TerminalsTwo terminals
Heydar Aliyev International Airport Runway2
Heydar Aliyev International Airport Coordinates40°28′03″N 050°02′48″E
Heydar Aliyev Airport AddressBakı şəhərindən 20 km, Şimal, Azerbaijan
Official Websiteairport.az
Official Phone Number994 12 497 27 27
Elevation3 m / 10 ft

Heydar Aliyev Airport Code

Heydar Aliyev International Airport code is GYD. Its elevation above sea level is 3 meters above sea level. 


Heydar Aliyev Airport Map

The Heydar Aliyev location map is a useful tool for finding your way around the airport, and for planning your journey.

Heydar Aliyev Airport Terminal

Heydar Aliyev International Airport (GYD) features two passenger and two cargo terminals. Passenger terminals are equipped with world-class amenities, duty-free stores, and other facilities. 

Heydar Aliyev International Airport Runways

Heydar Aliyev Airport is serviced by two runways: 

16-3413,123 ft197 ftAsphaltYes
17-3510,499 ft148 ftConcreteYes

These runways handle passenger traffic of more than 4 million. 

Nearest Airports to Heydar Aliyev International Airport

Some of the closest airports to GYD Airport are:

  1. Qabala International Airport – 262 km 
  2. Lankaran International Airport – 309 km 
  3. Ganja International Airport 394 – km 
  4. Uytash Airport – 396 km 

Airlines Operating from Heydar Aliyev Airport

The following airlines operate from Heydar Aliyev Airport:

  1. Aeroflot
  2. Air Arabia
  3. Air Astana
  4. airBaltic
  5. AnadoluJet
  6. Arkia
  7. Azimuth
  8. Belavia
  9. China Southern Airlines
  10. Ellinair
  11. Flydubai
  12. Flynas
  13. Gulf Air

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