Edinburgh Airport guide

Official website – www.edinburghairport.com

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Edinburgh Airport (IATA: EDI) is located at Turnhouse in the City of Edinburgh, and was the busiest airport in Scotland in 2012, handling just under 9.2 million passengers in that year. It is located 5 miles west of the city centre and is situated just off the M8 motorway

BAA who previously operated Edinburgh airport spent around £150 million upgrading the facilities over the past 6 years

Check-in & arrivals

Arrivals and check-in are both located on the ground floor concourse. All airlines now have check-in facilities in one area. Please check your airline ticket for advice on check-in times. As a general guide:

International flights - minimum 3 hours prior to departure. EL AL passengers should allow 3.5 hours
European flights - minimum 2 hours prior to departure
Domestic flights - minimum 1 hour prior to departure

Information on all flight arrivals into Edinburgh Airport

Information on all flight departures from Edinburgh Airport

Car Hire
Avis, Europcar, Hertz and Budget all have desks located in the UK arrivals hall. There is a courtesy bus service from the terminal forecourt to the car pick up area. Follow road signs for car hire return

Key Features

  • City centre, 0.5 mile from EICC
  • Near to Edinburgh University
  • Close to the financial district
  • Free WiFi throughout
  • Great value dining from £11.99
  • Modern guest rooms 
  • Discounted parking nearby

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