The Aeroporto Humberto Delgado (formerly Aeroporto da Portela) is the most important airport of Lisboa, Portugal and the main hub of airline TAP. It is a well-organized medium size airport (IATA code: LIS) with two terminals. 22 million passengers use the airport each year. Continue reading “Aeroporto Humberto Delgado”Y
The international airport of Edinburgh, Scotland was opened in 1916 and is located 13 kilometers outside of the city. It has three runways and is the #6 airport in the United Kingdom. It felt quite small and passing by was easy and troublefree. Originally it was a military airport of the Royal Air Force called Turnhouse, the civil usage started in 1947. Continue reading “Edinburgh Airport (EDI)”Y
The airport of Palma de Mallorca, Spain is the only airport on the island of Mallorca. It was opened in 1960 and is also used by the Spanish airforce. It consists of two runways and one terminal divided into four sections. It is located 8 kilometers east of the city and can transport up to 32 million passengers each year. Continue reading “Palma de Mallorca International (PMI)”Y
The airport of Hannover, Germany is located on the grounds of the city of Langenhagen situated 10 kilometers north of the capital of Lower Saxony. It was opened in 1952, has three runways and four terminals (A to D) and transports eight million passengers each year. Continue reading “Flughafen Hannover-Langenhagen (HAJ)”Y
You can reach the city of London, United Kingdom via six different international airports. The most frequented of them is Heathrow – with nearly 75 million passengers a year it is also the sixth largest airport in the world. Heathrow was opened in 1946, has four terminals (2-5, #1 was closed in 2015), is homebase to British Airways and located 24 kms afar from the city center. Continue reading “London-Heathrow (LHR)”Y
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)”Y
The airport of Málaga, Spain is the most important entry point for the whole Costa del Sol region – especially for the cities Marbella and Málaga. It has been opened in the year 1919 and it is a hub for 13 million passengers a year with flights to 60 different countries. It is the number 4 airport of Spain, directly after Madrid, Barcelona and Palma de Mallorca.
The airport of Düsseldorf, Germany is a modern and very well designed airport. It is the third largest passenger airport in Germany after Frankfurt and Munich. If you arrive here by long distance train you’ll have to take a hanging monorail train to the terminals; fun already at the beginning! As Düsseldorf is the main air base of Air Berlin the counters are directly behind the entrance – five minutes after arriving my luggage was correctly checked in and I had a lot of time left.
The Ben Gurion airport close to Tel Aviv-Yafo is a very modern and good airport of medium size. It is connected by train to the city but most travellers might prefer rental cars instead. Arriving at TLV starts with a passport control that can last some minutes and includes some trivial questions about the planned stay.