Aberdeen EGPD ABZ
Aberdeen Airport is an International Airport located at Dyce, 5 NM northwest from Abderdeen City Centre.

The airport was opened in 1934 with the aim of connecting the Scottish Islands with London and during World War II was a strategic RAF Base.

The airfield was the second busiest airport in Scotland, behind Edinburgh and sixth busiest in the UK in 2010.
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Key Details
Name Aberdeen
Latitude 57.20190048
Longitude -2.19777989
Elevation 215 ft

Departure clearances from Aberdeen will be in the form of an airways joining clearance usually given in two parts. Your initial airways clearance and later your after departure instructions:

Initial Airways Clearance - "SHT18H, Cleared London Heathrow via the UP600 airway. Initial climb FL110, Squawk 5412."

After Departure Instructions - "SHT18H, Hold Position. After departure, standard noise DCT GLESK."

Pilots should note that their initial ‘after departure’ instruction issued may contain a waypoint or heading that is not the first waypoint contained in their flightplan.



Navigation Aids
Type Identifier Frequency
VOR/DME ADN 114.300 MHz
NDB ATF 348.000 KHz
ILS 34 I-ABD 109.900 MHz
ILS 16 I-AX 109.900 MHz
Runway Mag. Bearing Dimensions Surface Type
H23 230° 476m x 46m Asphalt
H05 050° 476m x 46m Asphalt
H36 005° 260m x 23m Asphalt
34 341° 1953m x 46m Asphalt
16 161° 1953m x 46m Asphalt
H32 322° 581m x 36m Asphalt
H14 142° 581m x 36m Asphalt
ATC Stations
Callsign Name Frequency
SCO_CTR Scottish Control 135.520
EGPD_APP Aberdeen Radar 119.050
EGPD_R_APP Aberdeen Radar 134.100
EGPD_TWR Aberdeen Tower 118.100
EGPD_GND Aberdeen Ground 121.700
EGPD_ATIS Aberdeen Information 121.850

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BVI321 A20N/L Robin Kipp EGPD LSZH 1 hour ago