AIRPORTS FROM AROUND THE GLOBE
Added on: 5th Mar 2016
Copenhagen Airport is located eight kilometres southeast of
Copenhagen, Denmark, in the township of Kastrup. Scandinavia’s
main airport, Copenhagen is Europe’s fifteenth-busiest airport and
transports 21.5 million passengers each year. Air-rail trains link
the airport with the Central Railway Station in downtown Copenhagen.
AUCKLAND INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT
Auckland Airport is a major airline hub in New Zealand and there
are many domestic and international destinations for visitors to
continue on to. It is by far the largest and busiest airport in New Zealand,
with 15,231,802 passengers moving through it in 2014.
NARITA INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT
Narita International, also known as Tokyo Narita Airport, formerly
and originally known as New Tokyo International Airport, serves the
Greater Tokyo area. It is located approximately sixty kilometres
(thirty-seven miles) east of central Tokyo and as of 2013 was the
second-busiest passenger airport in Japan (after Haneda Airport)
and was the tenth-busiest air-freight hub in the world.
Frankfurt Airport is a major international airport located in Germany’s
fifth-largest city, and one of the world’s leading financial centres.
The airport covers an area of 4,942 acres (7.722 sq mi) and features
two passenger terminals with a capacity of approximately sixty-five
million passengers per year, four runways, and extensive logistics
and maintenance facilities. It is by far the busiest airport per
passenger traffic in Germany and the third-busiest in Europe
after Heathrow and Paris-Charles de Gaulle Airport.
KANSAI INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT
Kansai International Airport is situated fifty kilometres from the centre
of Osaka. It is easily accessible by road, railway, and high-speed ferry
and is considered one of the best airports in all Asia.
VANCOUVER INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT
Vancouver International Airport is Canada’s second-busiest airport.
It was built in 1930 after the famous aviator Charles Lindbergh
remarked that Vancouver had “no fit field to land on.” Since then
Vancouver has built an airport that provides a strategic location
for routes between Asia and North America and, after a successful
2010 Winter Olympics, a popular tourist destination.
Beijing Capital International Airport is the main airport serving
Beijing. In 2008 it became the second-largest airport terminal in
the world after Dubai International Airport’s Terminal 3, and the
sixth-largest building in the world by area, by adding Terminal 3 for
the Olympic Games. It has been the world’s second-busiest airport
in terms of passenger traffic since 2010.
Amsterdam Airport Schiphol is the main international airport of
the Netherlands, located a few miles southwest of Amsterdam, in
the municipality of Haarlemmermeer. It is the fifth-busiest airport in
Europe in terms of passengers and is considered one of the
ten best in the world.