Travel – Airport (Page 2)

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 →

Bali Ngurah Rai International Airport
Bali Ngurah Rai International Airport

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Spread the love Ngurah Rai International officially known as I Gusti Ngurah Rai International Airport, is the main airport in Bali, located 13 km south of Denpasar. Ngurah Rai is the second busiest airport in Indonesia after Soekarno–Hatta International Airport. In 2018, the airport served 23,779,178 passengers. The airport has category IX and is capable of serving wide-body aircraft including the Boeing 747-8 and Airbus A380. Airport Council International has awarded Ngurah Rai International Airport as the world’s third best airport (with 15-25 million passengers each year) in 2016 based on their services. The airport is named after I Gusti Ngurah Rai, a Balinese heroRead More →

Phuket International Airport
Phuket International Airport

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Spread the love Phuket International Airport is an international airport serving the Phuket Province of Thailand. It is in the north of Phuket Island, 32 kilometres (20 mi) from the centre of Phuket City. The airport plays a major role in Thailand’s tourism industry, as Phuket Island is a popular resort destination. It is the third-busiest airport in Thailand in terms of passengers, after Suvarnabhumi Airport and Don Mueang International Airport in the Bangkok Metropolitan Region.   The airport set a record 15.1 million arrivals and departures in 2016, up 17.8 percent from 2015. The airport has three terminals: Terminal 2 is used for internationalRead More →

Barcelona El Prat Airport
Barcelona El Prat Airport

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Spread the love Josep Tarradellas Barcelona–El Prat Airport also known as El Prat Airport, is an international airport located 12 km (7.5 mi) southwest of the centre of Barcelona, lying in the municipalities of El Prat de Llobregat, Viladecans, and Sant Boi, in the Autonomous community of Catalonia, in Spain. It is the second largest and second busiest airport in Spain behind Madrid-Barajas Airport, and the seventh busiest in Europe.   In 2018, Barcelona Airport handled a record 50.2 million passengers, up 6.1% from 2017. It is a hub for Level and Vueling, and a focus city for Air Europa, Iberia, EasyJet, Norwegian and Ryanair.Read More →

Seoul Incheon International Airport
Seoul Incheon International Airport

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Spread the love Incheon International Airport, sometimes referred to as Seoul–Incheon International Airport, is the largest airport in South Korea, the primary airport serving the Seoul Capital Area, and one of the largest and busiest airports in the world. Since 2005, it has been rated the best airport worldwide by Airports Council International every year. It is also rated as the world’s cleanest airport and the world’s best international transit airport by Skytrax.   The airport has a golf course, spa, private sleeping rooms, an ice skating rink, a casino, indoor gardens, and a Museum of Korean Culture. Airport authorities claim that average departure andRead More →

Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport
Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport

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Spread the love Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport, also known as Roissy Airport (name of the local district), is the largest international airport in France and the second largest in Europe. It is named after Charles de Gaulle (1890–1970), leader of the Free French Forces during the Second World War, founder of the French Fifth Republic and President of France from 1959 to 1969.    Charles de Gaulle Airport is located within portions of several communes 25 km (16 mi) to the northeast of Paris. Charles de Gaulle Airport serves as the principal hub for Air France and other legacy carriers (from Star Alliance, OneworldRead More →

Istanbul Ataturk Airport
Istanbul Ataturk Airport

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Spread the love Istanbul Atatürk Airport is the main international airport serving Istanbul, and the biggest airport in Turkey by total number of passengers, destinations served and aircraft movements. First opened in 1912 in Yeşilköy as a military airfield, on the European side of the city, it serves as the main hub for Turkish Airlines. As of February 2017, 273 non-stop destinations are served from Istanbul-Atatürk. The airport was originally named Yeşilköy Airport. In the 1980s, it was renamed Istanbul Atatürk International Airport in honour of Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, the founder and first president of the Republic of Turkey. It served more than 60 millionRead More →

Tokyo Narita International Airport
Tokyo Narita International Airport

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Spread the love Narita International Airport, also known as Tokyo Narita Airport, formerly and originally known as New Tokyo International Airport, is an international airport serving the Greater Tokyo Area of Japan. It is located approximately 60 kilometres (37 mi) east of central Tokyo in Chiba Prefecture, straddling the border between the city of Narita and the adjacent town of Shibayama.   Narita is the predominant international airport in Japan, handling around 50% of the country’s international passenger traffic and 60% of its international air cargo traffic. As of 2016, Narita was the second-busiest passenger airport in Japan (after Haneda Airport in Tokyo), and wasRead More →