About the airport

Baku Heydar Aliyev international airport is one of the five international airports serving Azerbaijan.It serves approximately 1M of passengers a year. Its previous name was Bina international airport, named after a settlement near Baku. On 10 March 2004, it was renamed after Azerbaijan's nationwide leader Heydar Aliyev.

The airport is located 20 km northeast of the capital Baku and is linked to the city by two modern highways commissioned in 2008 and 2009.

It is the base hub of the Azerbaijan Hava Yollari national flag carrier.

Baku Heydar Aliyev international airport complies with international requirements. Due to its favorable geographical location, it has become a first-choice regional airport for transfer flights between East and West, North and South.

Country: Azerbaijan

Type: Civil


IATA code: GYD

Elevation: +3 m

Coordinates: 40°27'46" N 50.049722° E

Local time: UTC +4/+5

Operating time: Round the clock

Operator: Government of Azerbaijan


Direction Length Surface

16l/34r 2700x60 m Asphalt

18l/36r 3200x51 m Concrete