Currently there are no direct flights to Aalborg but there are many options from many airlines including SAS, Norwegian, British Airways and KLM. Most only include one stop in such varied places as Oslo Copenhagen and Amsterdam. The airport is situated just over 5 kilometres from the city and boasts a great many facilities for the traveller. It has great transport links and these include both train and bus links to Aalborg as well as the nearby town of Frederikshavn. If you have more of an independent disposition you can hire a car and all the major car hire companies are based in the terminal. The terminal has a good blend of bars, restaurants and shops as well as free Wi-Fi.
The city is the fourth largest in Denmark and has an interesting mix of the old and new. Recently the people here have been declared the most satisfied in Europe and making it a delightful place to visit. It is home to a thriving industrial base but also has a tourist industry and University Quarter. Aalborg was founded in the middle ages and is famous for its half timbered houses and the Aalborghus Castle. Modernity is amply represented with the KUNSTEN Museum of Modern art and the Utzon Centre to trumpet the work of architecture in general and Jorn Utzon, the designer of the Sydney Opera House in particular.