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At a glance

Edinburgh Airport serves Scotland's capital city, one of the most vibrant business and leisure destinations in the world, famous for its famous festivals and proud of its status as a world heritage site. It currently serves 10 million passengers a year, and is a transatlantic gateway, with flights to Doha, Istanbul, New York, Chicago and Toronto. The airport was bought by GIP in 2012.

Operating hours: 24 hours a day, 365 days a year

Opened: 1977

Runways: Two

Terminals: One

Airlines: Over 25

Destinations: Over 110

Air transport movements per year: 109,000

Passenger per year: 10.2 million in 2014 (+4% on 2013)

Freight: 54,348 in 2014 (+4% from 2013)

Status: Scotland’s busiest and UK’s 5th busiest airport