Airports are the first places that tourists see and get the very first impression of the country while traveling. Even some countries look attractive because of their airports. Although Azerbaijan is a small country, Heydar Aliyev International Airport grabs the attention with its size and fabulous view. It is located 20 km far from the city center. Heydar Aliyev International Airport is considered as the biggest and the busiest airport of the Caucasian region. The airport is the base location for Azerbaijan Airlines and Buta Airways.
First of all, an astonishing architecture of the airport allures the glances while landing to Baku. One of the interesting facts about the exterior design of the airport is its triangle shape, which reminds a plane. After entering the airport, outstanding interior design amazes the tourists even more. The three-storey building has various interior for each floor that makes it unique. Natural trees inside the building are the other aspects that create a fantastic atmosphere. Also, magnificent allocation of the lights makes the environment much more gorgeous.
The restaurants of the airport are designed in a special way that looks like a building inside the building. In other words, the restaurants look like tents. The combination of the trees and the restaurants creates a view of the tents in the forest. Besides an extraordinary architecture, the airport is facilitated with sophisticated modern technologies in all processes.
Additionally, the airport offers comfortable zones for the passengers. It is an airport where a regular passenger can feel as VIP passenger, as all services is provided in high level. Moreover, you can meet the best brands of the world in the duty-free section. Furthermore, free Wi-Fi, great waiting room are another facilities that will make you enjoy even more.
Transportation from the airport to the city center is very easy. It is possible to find many taxis in front of the airport. However, if you want to commute on a budget, I would recommend you to take a bus. There are special buses, which commute from airport to the central part of the city such as near 28 May Metro Station of Baku Subway or Heydar Aliyev Center, which is close to Narimanov Metro Station of Baku Subway.
Finally yet importantly, it is noteworthy that Heydar Aliyev International Airport is recognized as the best airport in the CIS countries for the years of 2017 and 2018, as well as received many other awards that prove the quality of the service.
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