Aeroporti Ndërkombëtar i Tiranës Nënë Tereza (TIA)

Mother Teresa airport, Tirana

The airport of the capital city of Albania is located 17 kilometers outside of Tirana. It is the biggest airport of the region (which doesn’t mean that it is actually big), has one runway and transports nearly 3 million passengers a year. It was built from 1954 on and was always also used by the Albanian Airforce. In 2003 it was renamed in honour of Mother Teresa who’s parents came from Albania and who is a national hero.

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EuroAirport Basel Mulhouse Freiburg (BSL/MLH/EAP)

EuroAirport, Basel, Switzerland

The international airport Basel-Mulhouse (brand name “EuroAirport Basel Mulhouse Freiburg“) is something special: it dates back to 1946, is located in Saint-Louis, France and is operated by two states (France, Switzerland). It is 3,5 km afar from Basel, Switzerland and 20 km from Mulhouse, France. As it has also importance for the south-west of Germany the name of Freiburg im Breisgau was added in 1987. Continue reading “EuroAirport Basel Mulhouse Freiburg (BSL/MLH/EAP)”