Edinburgh Airport Information

Handy information about the airport

  • 8 miles East of Edinburgh city centre
  • Bars, restaurants and shopping to keep you entertained
  • Plenty of airport parking options available

Edinburgh Airport is Scotland's fastest growing airport and caters for over 9 million passengers a year. From its first shuttle service to London in 1947, Edinburgh airport has gone through some significant changes. After fluctuating between military and commercial use, Edinburgh Airport, as we know it today, was opened by the Queen in 1977, the year of her Silver Jubilee.

Between September 2004 and November 2005 £30 million pounds was invested in the airport. Edinburgh Airport Parking now boasts a new multi-storey complex and a state-of-the-art air traffic control tower.

Edinburgh airport is situated approximately 8 miles west of the city and is easily accessible from the M8 motorway.

GPS Information

For those using satellite navigation systems, you may wish to use the following postcode: EH12 9DN

Facilities at Edinburgh Airport

The airport has many facilities to offer its customers and make their flying experience that little bit easier. Edinburgh has baby changing facilities, cash points and telephones as well as a service that allows you to pre-order your foreign currency and pick it up at the airport. Full details of this are available on the Edinburgh Airport website.

Please Note: Passengers with disabilities are welcome at Edinburgh Airport.

What You Can Expect to Find...

Edinburgh Airport offers many conveniences for its passengers. These include all sorts of bars, restaurants and cafes that include:

  • Cafe Nero
  • Eat
  • Costa Coffee
  • Turnhouse bar

What's more, the Edinburgh Airport has many quality shops and stores that can allow you to get that last minute retail therapy in.

  • Boots
  • World Duty Free
  • Sacho