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Aalborg Airport Guide

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In this section you will find traveller airport reviews as well as our Aalborg Airport Guide with info on WiFi, lounges, facilities and services....and yes, even the name of a hotel near the airport in case you decide that sleeping in the airport is not for you!

Airport Overview

To help you plan your layover or overnight sleepover, we are here to give you the low-down on what travellers have reported back to us about their time at Aalborg Airport.

What to Expect

Aalborg Airport consists of a two-level, single terminal with arrivals and check-in on the lower level, and security screening and gates on the second level. Snack food is available landside, and there are a couple of eateries and souvenir store on the airside, with open hours based upon the first and last departures of each day. Staff and security are described as pleasant and efficient, and the airport offers free WiFi to help you pass the time. Economy class passengers can pay to use the airport lounge, which also offers food and beverages. See Airport Lounges in the airport guide below for locations and rates.

Where to Sleep

The airport is open 24-hours and travellers report that there are plenty of soft benches and secluded nooks conducive to sleeping. For uninterrupted sleep, there is a hotel at the airport and some others nearby. See Airport Hotels in the airport guide below.

For more information about the services and facilities available, scroll down to continue exploring our Aalborg Airport Guide. Send us your airport tips to help us keep this information up to date.

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Aalborg Airport Information

In this guide we may refer to locations as "landside" and "airside". Landside is the public area of the terminal located in the non-secure zone, before security. Airside is the secure area of the terminal that you must reach by going through security.

Airport Lounges

Pay-per-use, Single Visit Passes & Lounge Memberships

Regardless of what class of service you are flying, there is a lounge that you can enter by paying at the door, purchasing a lounge pass or through a lounge membership program (ie. Priority Pass). Visit the individual lounge page for more details about the lounge itself and to also find out how you can gain lounge access with just an economy class ticket!

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Airport Hotels

If sleeping in Aalborg Airport does not appeal to you, there is a hotel near the airport:

  • Buhlmann Airport Hotel Aalborg - This hotel is connected to the terminal. As a guest of the hotel, you can check-in your bag at the airport up to 23 hours prior to departure. Day rooms are available from DKK 525. » Check Rates

To see more options there is a list of hotels near Aalborg Airport on Tripadvisor that can be sorted by price, distance, traveller rating and popularity.

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Airport WiFi / Internet

Free WiFi is available at Aalborg Airport. Connect to the "WLAN Zone - The Cloud" network. You will have one free hour per session.

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More Services, Facilities & Things To Do On A Layover At The Airport

  • ATMs / Cash Machines - Need cash? An ATM, operated by Danske Bank, is available. Fees may apply, so be sure to check your bank’s fee schedule and your daily withdrawal limit if you are travelling internationally. You may also want to notify your bank of your travel plans. Location: Landside, Ground Floor, near the Check-In on the ground floor, to the left of Entrance 1 and to the right of Arrivals Hall 1. The machine dispenses DKK, USD, and GBP. There are no ATMs available airside.
  • Children's Play Areas - Climbing frame, toys, and a TV with cartoons is available in the airport’s soft and colorful play area, located on the 1st floor, above the dining area.
  • Duty Free & Shopping - A duty-free shop is available airside on the ground floor.
  • Food & Drinks - A sit down restaurant is available airside, along with two take-away food markets. A third take-away market is located landside on the ground floor, near the Arrivals Hall 2 exit. All food concessions are open 2 hours before first flight departure, and closed after last flight of the day.
  • Luggage Storage & Lockers - Not available.
  • Mobile Charging - At the time of this update, we did not have any information about mobile charging availability. If you know, write a review or email us at guides@sleepinginairports.com.
  • Rest Zones - Not available.
  • Showers - Not available.
  • Smoking - Smoking is not permitted inside the airport. You will need to smoke outside the terminal before you proceed through security.
  • Tax Refund - Repayment of Danish VAT (applied to Danish goods and services up to 25%) can be made only to persons residing outside the European Union, and who have travelled to a non-EU country. The amount may be paid only in Denmark if Denmark is the last EU destination before the final destination. Aalborg Airport is helpful in stamping Danish receipts for the Revenue Service, please inquire.

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Airport Hours

The terminal is open 24 hours.

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As of February 2018, Aalborg airport is served by the following airlines: KLM • Air Canada • Lufthansa • Cimber Sterling • Alitalia • Scandinavian Airlines.

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Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport


Public buses can be taken to/from Aalborg Airport. For route maps, schedules and fares, visit the Aalborg Airport website.

Car Rentals

Onsite car rental agencies include Alamo, Avis, Budget, Europcar, Hertz, National and Sixt.


Taxis are available in the ground transportation area of the airport terminal on a 24-hour basis. All taxis are metered, and reservations are not required.

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Last Updated: 27 October 2017

This guide is for informational purposes only to assist with your planning and is subject to change at any time. The information in this airport guide is based on information collected and/or received from the airports, lounges, hotels, transportation providers and their web sites. We are not representatives of any of the above mentioned service providers. To report errors, or to add/change any items mentioned in the guide, please contact us .