Travel – Airport

Top 20 Airports in the World
Top 20 Airports in the World

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Spread the loveIf you are a fan of air travel, this article will provide you with some curious facts about the world’s best airports in the world. Singapore Changi Airport The airport holds the spot as the world’s best airport for four consecutive years and it really deserves its fame. Changi Airport was established in 1981. Its main characteristics are technological advancements in terms of service quality and great customer service. The airport offers services to customers with restricted mobility of exceptional quality. An interesting fact about this airport is that it has won a total of 500 awards since its opening in 1981. TheRead More →

Mykonos Island National Airport
Mykonos Island National Airport

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Spread the love Mykonos Airport is an airport in Mykonos, Greece, located 4 kilometers from the town of Mykonos. The airport first operated in 1971. During the off-peak tourist season the airport has limited flight connections and operating hours. On the other hand, during the 2014 peak summer season it was found necessary to severely limit general aviation activity, allowing only a technical stop of 2 hours. For the summer of 2016, NOTAM B0335/16 introduces a similar limitation, but now even down to a one hour’s stop. In December 2015 the privatization of Mykonos International Airport and 13 other regional airports of Greece was finalizedRead More →

Peretola Florence Airport
Peretola Florence Airport

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Spread the love Florence Airport, Peretola formally Amerigo Vespucci Airport, is the international airport of Florence, the capital of the Italian region of Tuscany. It is the second-busiest Tuscan airport in terms of passengers after Pisa International Airport. It serves as a focus city for Vueling.   The first air field in Florence was created in the Campo di Marte area in 1910, when military authorities allowed a field to be used for “experiments in air navigation”. Campo di Marte thus became Florence’s first airport, and remained so throughout the 1920s. However, the field was soon surrounded by houses and was inadequate for the newRead More →

Athens International Airport
Athens International Airport

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Spread the love Athens International Airport began operation on 28 March 2001 and is the primary international airport that serves the city of Athens and the region of Attica. It is Greece’s busiest airport and it serves as the hub and main base of Aegean Airlines as well as other Greek airlines. The airport is currently in Group 2 of Airports Council International (10–25 million) and as of 2018, Athens International is the 27th-busiest airport in Europe.   The airport currently has two terminals, the main terminal and the satellite terminal accessible by an underground link from the main terminal. It is designed to beRead More →

Venice Marco Polo Airport
Venice Marco Polo Airport

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Spread the loveVenice Marco Polo Airpor is the international airport of Venice, Italy. It is located on the mainland 4.3 nautical miles (8.0 kilometres; 4.9 miles) north of the city in Tessera, a Frazione of the Comune of Venice nearest to Mestre. Due to the importance of Venice as a leisure destination, it features flights to many European metropolitan areas as well as some partly seasonal long-haul routes to the United States, Canada and the Middle East.   The airport handled 11,184,608 passengers in 2018, making it the fourth busiest airport in Italy. The airport is named after Marco Polo and serves as a baseRead More →

Bangkok Suvarnabhumi Airport  
Bangkok Suvarnabhumi Airport  

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Spread the love Suvarnabhumi Airport also known unofficially as Bangkok Airport, is one of two international airports serving Bangkok, Thailand. The other older one is Don Mueang International Airport. Suvarnabhumi covers an area of 3,240 hectares (8,000 acres), making it one of the biggest international airports in Southeast Asia and a regional hub for aviation.   Suvarnabhumi was officially opened for limited domestic flight service on 15 September 2006 and opened for most domestic and all international commercial flights on 28 September 2006. The airport is currently the main hub for Thai Airways International, Thai Smile Airways, and Bangkok Airways. It also serves as regionalRead More →

Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport
Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport

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Spread the love Sydney (Kingsford Smith) Airport is an international airport in Sydney, Australia located 8 km (5 mi) south of Sydney city centre, in the suburb of Mascot. The airport is owned by the ASX-listed Sydney Airport Group. It is the primary airport serving Sydney, and is a primary hub for Qantas, as well as a secondary hub for Virgin Australia and Jetstar Airways. Situated next to Botany Bay, the airport has three runways, colloquially known as the east–west, north–south and third runways. Sydney Airport is one of the world’s longest continuously operated commercial airports and the busiest airport in Australia, handling 42.6 millionRead More →

London Heathrow Airport
London Heathrow Airport

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Spread the love Heathrow Airport, also known as London Heathrow, is a major international airport near London, United Kingdom. Heathrow is the second busiest airport in the world by international passenger traffic, as well as the busiest airport in Europe by passenger traffic, and the seventh busiest airport in the world by total passenger traffic. It is one of six international airports serving Greater London. In 2018, it handled a record 80.1 million passengers. Heathrow lies 14 miles (23 km) west of Central London, and has two parallel east–west runways along with four operational terminals. The airport is owned and operated by Heathrow Airport Holdings,Read More →

Madrid Adolfo Suárez Barajas Airport
Madrid Adolfo Suárez Barajas Airport

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Spread the love Adolfo Suárez Madrid–Barajas commonly known as Madrid–Barajas Airport, is the main international airport serving Madrid in Spain. At 3,050 ha (7,500 acres) in area, it is the largest airport in Europe by physical size along with Paris–Charles de Gaulle Airport. In 2018, 57.9 million passengers used Madrid–Barajas, making it the country’s largest and busiest airport and Europe’s sixth busiest. The airport opened in 1928, and has grown to be one of the most important aviation centres of Europe. Located within the city limits of Madrid, it is just 9 km (6 mi) from the city’s financial district and 13 km (8 mi)Read More →

Beijing Capital International Airport
Beijing Capital International Airport

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Spread the love Beijing Capital International Airport is the main international airport serving Beijing. It is located 32 km (20 mi) northeast of Beijing’s city center, in an enclave of Chaoyang District and the surroundings of that enclave in suburban Shunyi District. The airport is owned and operated by the Beijing Capital International Airport Company Limited, a state-controlled company. It’s based on the city’s former romanized name, Peking. Beijing Capital has rapidly ascended in rankings of the world’s busiest airports in the past decade. It had become the busiest airport in Asia in terms of passenger traffic and total traffic movements by 2009. It hasRead More →