Questions tagged [airports]

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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Can I carry a PC in a flight?

I was wondering if I can bring my all in one lenovo pc. It's exactly or similar to this https://www.amazon.co.uk/Lenovo-C345-20-inch-All-Desktop/dp/B00DPJZQ98 . I was wondering if it'll be to big or ...
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Question about water bottles

I was wondering if i'm allowed to bring a water jug on the airlines. The size of it is 74.4 ounces and 2.2 liters. The brand is Arrow home products. It would also be brought empty with nothing inside ...
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Where is the tax free in Mariehamn Airport located?

I recently flew from Mariehamn to Stockholm but I couldn't find the tax free. Reading about the airport I've found that it's actually excempt from the EU VAT area and the tax free is actually tax free ...
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Hong Kong International Airport Terminal 2 Closure

As far as I understand, the IMAX theater and the Aviation Discovery Center are both located in Terminal 2. Is the entire terminal closed during the renovations (November 2019 - 2024) or only certain ...
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Can I bring keto powder through airport security? [closed]

I've started doing keto (more specifically a power keto where you put it in water).. anyways can my powder keto pass security and a bigish plastic bottle (with a metal ball to help shake it up)?
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Sharp things on a plane? [closed]

Can I bring my cuticle cutters and nail file? If yes how should I pack it and in which bag?
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Expanding items?

Is it true items expand in the air (items = lotion, shampoo, conditioner, sunscreen, perfume, etc)? If so how much room should I leave for certain products?
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Can one get into trouble if one doesn't show up at the gate 30 minutes before departure (or whatever time window the boarding pass is indicating)?

I see on how many boarding passes (e.g., on some Cathay Dragon, Cathay Pacific and American Airlines boarding passes): I understand that one has to arrive before the gate closes. But can one get into ...
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Visa on arrival in Singapore Changi Airport

I am in Indian national studying in China. I am travelling to China - Fuzhou from India (bangalore) Via Singapore Changi Airport. My itinerary is as below: Departure Arrival From ...
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Long-term parking at Karlovy Vary airport (KLV)

I'm planning to travel to Moscow soon and it will be convenient for me to fly from Karlovy Vary in the Czech Republic. It's written here on the airport website that parking is free but the car parks ...
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What can I do at Hong Kong Airport for 13 hours?

Problem: I have a layover of 13 hours on the 15th of December 2019. I arrive 7 am in the morning, depart 8 pm Hong Kong time. I had earlier planned to go out but now I don't think I should risk it. ...
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Bringing bottled soda on Air France / Philippine Airlines flight to Manila

I will soon be flying from Europe to Singapore SIN via Paris CDG (checked through luggage) and then board a separate flight from Singapore to Manila NAIA. I'm visiting a friend and I'd love to bring ...
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Airport process [closed]

This will be my first time going to the airport, long story short I have a lot of questions... I have a 'squishy' bag (not hard) would there be a chance of it ripping? When my bag goes through the ...
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Airport Passenger Counting [closed]

New York's airports count passenger departures and arrivals. Each departure and arrival is further classified as international or domestic. If a CDG to JFK passenger clears immigration, I would ...
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Are all inbound international passengers routed to the same customs hall at Newark Liberty International?

Newark Liberty International has 3 terminals, all 3 terminals service inbound international flights. Are all inbound international passengers routed to the same customs hall (service area) or is ...
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Where can I see the weekly arrivals/departures schedule of an airport? [duplicate]

Is there an app to centralize all the arrivals and departures of all the airports? I am not interested to see the live data, but the weekly/monthly schedule — to see the direct flights from/to a ...
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Can I call the airport to see if my boyfriend made it through customs?

My boyfriend is in LAX he came from Australia. His next flight is in 28 minutes and I haven't heard from him at all to know if he made it through customs. I'm extremely scared and I'm having bad panic ...
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Would an affidavit signed with a commissioner of oaths, be enough to replace my missing yellow fever certificate? I'm going to Senegal from Paris

I'm travelling from Paris to Senegal and back (with stopovers in Madrid both ways). I have a valid yellow fever vaccination but I've lost the yellow certificate and the clinic where I got the ...
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What are the limitations (durations + maximum data use) of the free Wi-Fi at Yangon International Airport (RNG)?

Yangon International Airport (RNG) offers free Wi-Fi (SSID: Wifi@YIA, Wifi@YIA2 and Wifi@YIA3 depending on whether one is located in terminal 1, 2 or 3 a.k.a. domestic) What are the limitations (...
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Will my brand new sealed laptop be opened for inspection in US airports?

I am getting mixed answers from the web.. I asked my parents to buy me a laptop while they are on a US trip. My mom told me if I would be okay with it being opened/unboxed for inspection in the ...
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Is there any free WiFi network available at Nyaung-U Airport (NYU)?

Is there any free WiFi network available at Nyaung-U Airport (NYU) (near Bagan, Myanmar)?
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When does Scandinavian Mountains Airport open?

I remember drawing Sälen Trysil Airport on Google Maps back when it was called that, but since then the airport (then an airstrip) has been converted into an international airport. When does it open ...
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How can luggage get lost and never recovered if it still has a bag tag?

I lost a bag on a flight from BKK -> ARN -> CPH two weeks ago. I immediately filed a report at CPH when the bag hadn't arrived after more than an hour of waiting. Since then there has been no updates ...
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Is there any weekly pass for the Airport Express in Hong Kong?

I have to do 1 or 2 daily roundtrips between the Hong Kong International Airport (HKG) and Hong Kong Kowloon/Central station for one week. Using the normal fare, it is quite expensive: ~110 HKD (~=14 ...
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Is TUI Premium Economy’s baggage offloaded first?

Is TUI Dreamliner Premium Economy’s baggage unloaded first at the arrival airport?
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Airport transit visa Frankfurt

I am traveling to India from USA with a 7 hr layover in Frankfurt. I have valid F-1 visa till Jun 2020 (unexpired). But this year from OCT 1, 2019, my status has been changed to H-1. I do not have H-1 ...
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How to get to Sultanahmet from Istanbul New Airport?

Can someone give me instructions on how to get to Sultanahmet from the new airport. I found out about the bus route IST-20 but I couldn't find if it really exists or how much is it and should we buy ...
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Should I show Hotel reservation when entering Schengen zone?

I already have a single entry visa from Czech republic. While applying, my plan was to travel to Prague stay there 3 nights including my date of arrival & 3rd day depart to Germany, spend there 2 ...
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Can you use mobile boarding passes at Antalya Airport?

When I was at Antalya Airport I noticed that I'd have to be handed a physical boarding pass when checking in as I couldn't check in online. I scanned my boarding pass with an app and it created an ...
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Flying out of Vancouver at 6 am

I have a flight at 6:05 am on a Monday from YVR to SFO in December. As far as I understand, I need to be at YVR at least at 4:05 am. Assume I don't want to take taxis and also assume I will be ...
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Can one purchase a SIM card at Bagan Nyaung-U Airport (NYU)?

Can one purchase a SIM card at Bagan Nyaung-U Airport (NYU)? What I found so far: I wasn't able to find any official website for Bagan Nyaung-U Airport (NYU). I didn't find any information by ...
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Are there any shower facilities at Heathrow Airport?

I have a very early flight in Heathrow airport Terminal 4 and was wondering if there are any shower facilities at Heathrow airport and how much they will cost?
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Can one purchase a SIM card at Yangon International Airport (RNG) between 1 AM and 8 AM?

Can one purchase a SIM card at Yangon International Airport (RNG) between 1 AM and 8 AM? What I have found so far: I couldn't find information on https://yangonairport.aero. On https://www....
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Are there any VIP Services at Nicaragua airport?

At the Augusto C. Sandino International Airport (the airport in Managua, Nicaragua), I have heard there is a VIP service you can pay for, where an agent will meet you when disembarking from the plane ...
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Where can you find the cheapest beer at Stockholm-Arlanda Airport?

The beer is super expensive at Stockholm-Arlanda Airport, usually around 100-120:- (10-12€) for a 50 cl lager at any bar or restaurant. As a swede I find this outrageous as a beer in the alco shop is ...
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Do airlines know that a passenger arrived at the airport?

Usually you have to scan your boarding pass at least twice at the airport: First at the security checkpoint and then at the gate for boarding (plus once more if you check bags). If somebody does not ...
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Madrid Airport changing terminals, do I need a Schengen visa?

I am an Indian citizen. I am flying from Toronto to New Delhi. I have two transits: one at Lisbon airport and the second one at Madrid airport. While the Consulate of Portugal has assured me that I ...
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Luggage storage at Frankfurt Airport, can someone else pick up the bag?

Is there a way to have one person store a bag at the Frankfurt Airport and another person retrieve it? Or does it require the same key to open the locker? I am leaving a bag with a friend but we are ...
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Is there any printer at Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport (TPE) that airline passengers can use?

Is there any publicly available printer at Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport (TPE) that airline passengers can use?
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Is Frankfurt airport taking kickbacks from the airlines for missed flights? [closed]

I missed my flight after standing on a security line for over 1/2 hour, then going through passport control lines twice. The first line was about 15 minutes, I came out, and was told that I had to go ...
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Airport worker at UK airport caused us to miss our flight

This happened at Stansted airport yesterday which currently has diversion routes on the way to some of its gates. Our gate was 34. Travelling with a baby we decided to take the lift instead of an ...
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Check-in and Boarding at the Gate (the procedure for visa requirements)

I have noticed that for a given flight, there are two checks of the passport and visa documents, once at the check-in counter and then at the boarding gate. Why is such procedure being followed? I ...
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Distance from Terminal 2 and 3 for people who are arriving in Dubai

I am arriving in Dubai on 25 Sept at 08:05 terminal 3 with Emirate From London and My wife arrives on the same day from Dar es Salaam with Flydubai at terminal 2, It's our first time in Dubai and we ...
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Can I take new (still in their boxes) PC parts in my checked in luggage?

I am packing a motherboard, graphics card, RAM, power supply, chip, fans, SSD, and external hard drive which are ALL brand new still in their respective packages - packing them all inside my checked-...
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Why are so many electronic passport gates kept closed?

I travel by plane on average 3-4 times per month, mainly in Europe. One thing I have noticed is that despite the advantages offered by electronic passport gates, on almost every occasion and at almost ...
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Which biometrics do UK border control store when EU citizens scan their passport at airport (both entering and leaving, from/to Europe)

Biometrics are not collected from the traveller itself, but passports are still being scanned by UK officials and these contain biometrics. Are such biometrics being (copied and) stored?
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What is the rail connection between Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport and Gare de Lyon like?

I'm hoping there is a regular shuttle service which is easy to find and fairly cheap.
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Authorised ID card for entry into airport

My grand son studying 3rd Std is with us, with his parents away in Bangalore. He has an expired-passport and a school ID card. He has no Aadhaar card yet. For entry into airports, what proof should I ...
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What kind of debit or credit cards issued in the US work to withdraw cash at the ATMs located at Hakodate airport?

What kind of debit or credit cards issued in the US work to withdraw cash (yen) at the ATMs located at Hakodate airport (HKD)? I tried one debit card from Bank of America as well 4 credit cards from ...
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Is the wifi at TPE airport in Terminal 1 or 2 fast and robust enough to video call for 2 hours?

Is the wifi network at TPE airport in Terminal 1 or 2 fast and robust enough to use a videoconference program (e.g. Skype) for two hours during a layover? Abbreviations: TPE = Taiwan Taoyuan ...