Questions related to airports themselves rather than "airlines" and "air-travel", which have their own tags. "Airport-transfer" is also covered by a separate tag.

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TSA Security Check - Flammable vs. Non-Flammable Aerosol

I plan on flying domestically in the US tomorrow, and I was wondering if it is possible for the TSA to tell the difference between flammable and non-flammable aerosols as they go through a security ...
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What's the best way to get from São Paulo–Guarulhos International Airport to the city? [closed]

Edit 3: Define "best" however you see fit. Personally, I prioritize safety/reliability and cost over comfort and time. If you Google the above question, there are a good amount of results: buses, ...
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What should I do when my bags have been planted with bullets (or any malicious content)?

In NAIA, there have been a number of bullet-planting cases with the passengers going and leaving through NAIA (Manila International Airport, I have no idea why they insist in calling it Ninoy Aquino ...
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Travelling from JKF to EWR Airport [duplicate]

I'm travelling from India to Toronto and have a connecting flight from EWR. I have to change airport from JFK to EWR Airport. I will have 4 hours and 10 mins to reach EWR Airport. i have only one ...
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How can I reach Prague airport during the night hours?

I have a flight at 06:00 in the morning from Prague, which means I need to be at the airport around 04:00 in the morning. How can I reach the airport from the center of the city? Is taxi a good ...
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What are good security tactics for sleeping in airports?

Sleeping in airports is something I've found myself doing more often than I ever expected, and while I have no issue with sleeping on the floor or chairs or whatever, sometimes I have valuable stuff, ...
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Is there a bar at Incheon airport?

Is there a bar at Incheon International Airport, Korea (ICN)? I know there are 7-11s etc where you can buy a can and sit at a table, but I'm looking for a bar and some draught beer.
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Are there any flights from Luton Airport to Turku/Finland?

Are there any flights from Luton Airport to Finland? I cant seem to find a general rule how to find flights from airport A to country X
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In an international airport, is there specific set of laws for the international area?

When travelling in an international flight, you pass a border with passport check at both the departure and the arrival airports. It means you spend time in an international area. What are the ...
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Minimum drink age aboard a commercial flight in Canada

What is the drinking age on-board a flight commencing in Toronto (Drinking age 19) and ending in Montreal (Drinking age 18) & vice-versa? As well for flights with-in Ontario?
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Denied entry into Schengen zone: Can I still use my visa?

I had a visa to Portugal for 3 months to visit my family. My point of first entry was Germany, but they denied me entry, because I didn't have a return ticket from Portugal to Germany, but I had a ...
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Do I need a transit visa at Minsk airport (from Warsaw to Moscow)?

On Nov. 16, I will fly from Warsaw to Moscow via Minsk. I stay in the airport only for 1.5 hours. I am a Chinese citizen. I have the russian tourist visa. I have already booked the ticket. The ...
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Is there some way to find most cheapest airline tickets for a lot of countries

I'm looking for airline ticket prices for travel around Asia. I want to visit India, Indonesia, Thailand and few countries more (about ten). And doesn't matter order of traveling for me. I mean, I can ...
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Are airport duty-free shops really cheaper?

I guess this one will be hard to answer because prices vary from airport to airpot, but...every time I travel friends tell me not to forget to "bring something from the free shop". On a general basis ...
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Can I walk out of Chicago Midway Airport (MDW)?

Is it possible to walk out of MDW? The reason I ask is because you can only schedule an UberBlack or UberSUV to pick you up from MDW. However, if I can walk to one of these spots just outside the ...
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first time flyer and want to take thin metal sign [closed]

I have a metal sign that I would like to take with me on my flight to CO. Is this object allowed either in my carry-on or checked luggage. I'm a first time flyer.
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Is it possible to go from Terminal 1 <-> Terminal 3 at Abu Dhabi (AUH) airside (without leaving security)?

I have a flight departing out of Terminal 3, but I'd like to use the lounges available in Terminal 1 (e.g. for Priority Pass, for which there are no lounges available in Terminal 3). After clearing ...
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How early can you check your bags with Frontier for US-Domestic flights?

We are going to Las Vegas and have a 6:30PM return flight on Frontier (returning to US city). We would like to rent a car at noonish and explore the desert for a while. So can we check in our bags ...
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Flight to Australia with transit in Düsseldorf and Hong Kong but Passport only Valid for one month

I'm an Australian living in Austria.I'm flying home via Düsseldorf and Hong Kong but my Passport is only valid for about a Month. I'm only staying at each Airport for about an hour so i'm wondering if ...
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Why is security screening done at the gate at AMS (Schiphol airport, Amsterdam) in the non-Schengen area?

I've noticed that when taking non-Schengen flights at AMS (Schiphol airport, Amsterdam), there is no centralized security check after you enter the airport and go through passport control. Instead, ...
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How much time to give myself to change airlines on Changi Airport with and without baggage?

I'm trying to book flights with multiple airlines to optimise the price, and I'm able to come up with a flight plan. There's a specific connection that I am quite nervous with. Leg 1 : 19:00 - ...
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Why is it uncommon to fill airliners from both ends?

In Norway, it is common at airports with jet bridges (of which there are at least four) for aircraft (largely 737s and A320s) to be boarded and exited through both ends: the passengers with seats in ...
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“Do not board” message at the airport check-in?

I was booked on a flight for Chicago from Bangalore (India), I have a B1 visa. During check-in at the airport counter (for air India) they guy (who generates the boarding pass) said he gets an error ...
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Is it safe to check in luggage one day before at airport?

Some airlines allow you to check-in luggage at airport a day before travel. This far I haven't been using that option because the risk of lost luggage concerns me. Is my concern valid? To be more ...
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How to get baggage at the carousel skipping connecting flight

I had booked a return travel flight from Kolkata (CCU) to Hamburg (HAM) on 31. Oct 2015 via Jet Airways. The travel plan is from Kolkata (CCU) to Mumbai (BOM) and then to Brussels (BRU) and finally to ...
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Long layover at Copenhagen Airport (CPH)

I potentially might have a long layover (8:30 p.m to 7:00 a.m.) in November at CPH (Terminal 2). I would like to explore my options as to what I can do that night. If I can get a shower and places to ...
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Are the Schengen “airport transit visa” even checked?

I was reading about Schengen transit visas today, and in an answer I saw that Schengen requires some people to have an airport transit visa. This visa is apparently for entering the international ...
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Absolute latest time I should arrive at the airport to not miss my flight? [duplicate]

I find myself yearning to spend the last few minutes of my time in the country to be with the people I love. Given that I'm already in the airport up to the point where non passengers are allowed, ...
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Can I check in and go through security at DTW the night before a flight?

I have a 6 am domestic flight out of DTW on American Airlines. Can I check in and go through airport the night before? Alternatively, I am happy to go standby for a flight at 7:20 or 9:00 the night ...
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Are there any places to sleep in Helsinki Vantaa airport the night before an early flight?

I have an early morning flight out of Helsinki Vantaa airport and am thinking of spending the night there. Are there any places where I can get some sleep? I'm mainly looking for landside options ...
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5 Hours (at least) to spend in BKK Suvarnabhumi or what else?

I'm travelling from Munich to Bangkok via Muscat at the end of September (economy class, so no lounge available). The Airport in which I'll land will be the Suvarnabhumi International Airport and the ...
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Airport employees in preclearance areas?

How does this work, people working in the stores in the USA terminal of, say, Vancouver airport, before starting their shift go through USA immigration and customs every single day?
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Can I use the lounge after the flight?

I will have to wait at Copenhagen airport for almost three hours for a connecting train, after arriving on SAS. Fortunately, I am a frequent traveller, and I normally have access to the lounge. Would ...
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What are the minimum connection times at Jeddah airport?

I will be travelling from Bangalore to London via Jeddah with Saudi Arabian Airlines. Bangalore to Jeddah flight SV867 lands around 12:30 AM and Jeddah to London flight SV113 departs around 2 AM. I ...
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what should I do if the country I want to travel to does not require visa for 30 days

The country I want to visit does not require a visa for a stay up to 30 days. What do I need to do? Just purchase a flight ticked? Do I need other documents from the embassy or something else? Could ...
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Hire a scooter near San Javier Airport, Spain?

I'm going on a trip to Spain. We would like to hire two scooters (50cc) for +-10 days. We arrive in the San Javier airport in Murcia. What would be the nearest (or a few nearest) to rent those? I've ...
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From Dusseldorf airport to Bochum Ruhr University by public transport

How to get from Dusseldorf Airport to Bochum University campus, by public transport, train or bus? I plan to go there early October 2015.
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Why is the Dubai airport so busy?

I notice that the Dubai International Airport is the 3rd busiest airport in the world (after Atlanta and Beijing) on the Wikipedia's list of the world's busiest airports. That seems kind of strange ...
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Which similar/confusable airport names are furthest apart? [closed]

Which similar (IATA) named airports are furthest apart, geographically? (bonus points if they're different countries/continents/separated by ocean/speak different languages) By similar I mean either: ...
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Hong Kong airport transit hotel

I am going to be flying via Hong Kong with ~9 hours layover between the flights. Usually I would leave the airport and explore the city during that time but since both flights are really long and we ...
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Pickup at Frankfurt Airport at Terminal 1 during construction work

The arrival level of the Terminal 1 at Frankfurt Airport is not accessible by car due to construction work. The airport administration recommends use of car parks P1 to P5 instead. To me, this ...
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Do I need any Visas to transit between separate flights at Baku Airport Azerbaijan

I bought ticket with Aeroflot from Copenhagen -> Baku (Azerbaijan), and returning Yerevan (Armenia) to Copenhagen. My plan was to backpack Azerbaijan, Georgia, Armenia. I have overlooked the visa ...
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How long is it best to arrive at the airport before the flight? [closed]

For a UK to France flight with online check-in and without hold luggage, with FlyBe, how long should I be at the airport before my flight if I don't want to wait too much?
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Will having a cancelled departure stamp in my passport cause problems when I travel?

Will I have problems in entering a country if I have a cancelled departure stamp from my home country? Will immigration ask questions about it, and what should I do?
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At Schiphol is 55 minutes enough for a transfer to an EasyJet flight?

From Atlanta, GA with Delta Air Lines we will be arriving at Amsterdam airport 10:55 AM on December 26, 2015. We have a second flight to catch leaving AMS at 11:50 AM, on EasyJet going to London, ...
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Bringing laptop without battery to the US

I own a laptop but without the battery (since I never used it, I gave it away). Since it is required to have a charged battery on some flights to the US, I was wondering how to bring my laptop to the ...
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For the Qatar Airways Doha-Dubai shuttle service, when does Dubai checkin close?

If you go to the Dubai Airport (DXB) website at the moment, and ask it about checkin times, it has a popup that warns that at this time of year, you should allow 3 hours for checkin and departure from ...
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Are there flights from the Salar de Uyuni to Arequipa (Peru)?

Are there flights from the Salar de Uyuni to Arequipa (Peru) ? Or any recommended airport nearby Arequipa, you can suggest me ?
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Places to see near the Detroit airport (DTW) [closed]

I will be flying to the US for the first time next week. My final destination is Detroit (DTW airport), where I will have to wait for 6 hours before my friend comes in on another flight. I will have ...
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Why do shops within airport terminals scan your boarding card?

Periodically when buying something from an airport shop (in various European terminals), I'll be asked to produce my boarding card to be scanned by staff. It's not 100% of the time for every ...