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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Transit ( Air side) between terminal 2 to terminal 3 in CDG airport

Arriving from Chicago at Charles De Gaulle(CDG, Paris) terminal 2 and transit to terminal 3 and catch a flight to Tunisia. Have 3 hours in between. Appreciate indicating any experience. Want to ...
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Can I travel from Germany to England alone as an unaccompanied minor?

I currently live in Germany and am a German citizen. My passport is from the United States of America as I used to be a citizen there. I am moving to England (UK) alone. I am 14 years old and will be ...
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European airport policy about certain chemical substances [on hold]

As title tells, i want to know if airports are restricted on some chemical reagents, including: iodine, potassium nitrate, sulfur, silver, copper hydroxide, copper metal, carbon electrodes, potassium ...
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Can I opt out of checking carry-on at the gate?

The other day I was one of the last passengers to board a (domestic US) flight, and my carry-on bag was checked at the gate without asking. I suppose this was due to lack of space in overhead bins (...
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How early can I pass security in Brussels airport?

I have a really early flight at Brussels airport (departure around 7 AM). The only public transport that I can get leaves me at the airport at 3 AM). I will have the check in already done. Can I pass ...
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Transit Time in Frankfurt Airport - Short Connections

Two quick questions about connections through Frankfurt: 1) SFO --> Berlin Tegel via FRA. Ticket is completely booked through United and the second leg is on LH metal. Will 1.5 hrs be enough to ...
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Transfer in Pudong Airport to flight to Bangkok. Do I need to go through customs?

I am arriving at Shanghai Pudong airport (from the US) via China Eastern Airlines at 6 PM. Then I have another flight to Bangkok via Air China at 11 PM. Would I need to go through customs? I do have ...
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First time getting a connecting flight

I am flying to Dublin to Stockholm, with a transfer in Oslo, this is my first time on a non-direct flight. There is only an hour layover between the flights, is this enough time? Do I have to go ...
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How do airport currency exchange windows stay in business?

It is well known that the exchange rates offered by airport currency exchange windows are poor - see these stories from the BBC for example: Holidaymakers hit as pound falls (20 July 2018) and Tourist ...
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Is there a convenience store/grocery at the Bora Bora airport?

Is there a store at the Bora Bora airport in Tahiti? Can I buy toiletries, groceries, and/or alcohol there?
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Trip to Matsuyama and 4-hour layover in Tokyo Narita Airport

I'm travelling to Matsuyama, Japan and will have a 4-hour layover in Tokyo Narita Airport. Should I pick up my checked in luggage? And can I transfer from Terminal 3 to Terminal 2 as I have to pick up ...
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Can I travel with a laptop without a functioning battery? [duplicate]

In a few days' time, I will be going to Australia to further my studies. I have a laptop whose battery died a while back. It turns on with the power cord, but not with the battery. Is it a problem if ...
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Are there microwaves to heat baby food at Brussels airport?

I've a friend traveling with kids, passing through Brussels. He will need to feed a baby and was wondering if there was any facility to warm up his food at Zaventem. @chx answer is very helpful, but ...
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Airport Bus Transfer from Madrid Airport to City Center

Please advise if there is an airport bus transfer from Madrid Airport (Terminal 4 Seattleite) to the city center (if my hotel booking is at Courtyard Marriott).
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A decent over night sleep at Brussels Charleroi Airport

Is it possible to arrive at night and sleep for a couple of hours inside the Brussels Charleroi Airport before taking an early flight? If so, are there any decent places to sleep/rest?
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What do I need to have for 12 hours stopover with a small trip to Kiev city?

I'm planning to buy tickets with a 12-hour stop in Boryspil International Airport, Ukraine during which I want to visit Kiev. I have Russian foreigner passport and Finnish working permit. Do I need ...
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Is there a list of the most-transited airports in the world?

I've seen a lot of lists of the most planes that go through airports, and passenger numbers, but that's presumably arrive/depart numbers. What I'm after is what are the airports where the most ...
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How to leave Beijing airport (PEK) by foot

I have 5 hours between daytime flights in Beijing Capital airport (terminal 3), and my challenge is to walk out of the airport to eat a bowl of soup at any small local restaurant outside the airport. ...
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Can I visit the Jewel mall after checking in my luggage at Changi?

Jewel is the recently opened development project created close to the Changi airport in Singapore. The last time I visited Jewel was to see the waterfall and I didn't have a flight out of Singapore ...
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What is the closest airport to the center of the city it serves?

Inspired by this, but the complete opposite: What is the most remote airport from the center of the city it supposedly serves? Personally, I can't think of anything closer than Adelaide Airport (ADL),...
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What is the most remote airport from the center of the city it supposedly serves?

As an example, "Frankfurt" Hahn is actually 120 km away from the city of Frankfurt and "Paris" Beauvais is actually 85 km away from the center of Paris. Are there airports that are even further away ...
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Is it the same airport YUL and YMQ in Canada?

I'm trying to book a flight to Montreal, Canada. I see there are two airports which are YUL and YMQ. Are they same or two different? On Google Maps I see both the airport are nearby. What is the ...
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How to deal with racism at airport/airlines (Ukraine Airlines)?

In my last visit to an east European country with Ukraine Airlines (using 4 different flights - back and forth) they have asked me for my passport before boarding. I know this a regular procedure and ...
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International Flight with connection in the destination country. At which airport will I have to pass through customs?

I am an Italian citizien that spent the last 6 months abroad in Japan. I will be returning to Italy next week, and I have booked an Alitalia flight that goes from Tokyo(NRT) to Roma(FCO),I will then ...
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Take groceries in checked luggage

Can I take rice, dal, dried fish and spices from bangalore to paris in hold- in luggage on al international flight ?
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Traveling to London with boyfriend, passport control together or separately

My boyfriend and I will be flying into London Gatwick and I'm wondering if we can go through passport control together, or if we have to approach separately? I've seen a lot of information about ...
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Domestic to International Arrivals at MCO

I'm flying to Orlando from NY (Domestic) and my mom is flying to Orlando from Panama (International) on the same day. Can I go from domestic to international terminal to meet her at her gate? if not, ...
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Land in 2E Air France CDG. Want to use the AF lounge in 2E

I Arrive AF Terminal 2E Paris from SFO and connecting to a flight to Spain on AF terminal 2F. Can I use the lounge in 2E after I land or do I have to pass customs and go to 2F? I am flying business ...
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Domestic-to-international connection at Orlando (MCO)

We will fly from Charlotte (CLT) to Orlando (MCO) on American Airlines. From there we will take Copa airlines to Panama. I appreciate any advice: Is 2 hours enough to move from the arrival gate to the ...
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Can I purchase ticket on the spot at Train station Geneva Cornavin instead of online? [duplicate]

I will be landing at Geneva airport (Switzerland) in the coming mid June. As I would like to go to Metabief, France, I am thinking to take train from Train station Geneva Cornavin (near Geneva airport)...
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Are There Baggage Lockers at the San Francisco International Airport?

My plane from SFO back to Germany leaves at 10 p.m. tonight, I thought I'd take an Uber from my Hotel in San Jose to the airport early, lock up my baggage there and then go downtown to explore the ...
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Transit visa for connecting flights [duplicate]

I will have a connecting flight in Dubai going to UK and vice versa when coming back here in the Philippines. I am wondering if I still need to get a visa when I am only staying in the airport to wait ...
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90 minutes enough for domestic to International transfer at LAX?

Traveling from Austin, TX to Beijing with a connection in LAX. Both legs book at the same time through AA official website. The first flight arrives at Terminal 4 and the second leg leaves from Tom ...
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Mumbai international airport arrivals

I am landing 2 days earlier than the date I have told my friends who plan on coming to pick me up. Due to personal reasons I cant tell them or let them find out I landed 2 days earlier. Is there any ...
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Taking a departure from a transit country's airport one hour later after my visa expires

I am from Turkey and I will have a Schengen visa to go to an academic conference to be held in France. The only flight option for me to take into consideration is taking off from Istanbul, going ...
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Do I need a visa for a connecting flight to Japan?

I'm going to the Philippines this October and would like to layover in Japan. I found a reasonably priced ticket with a 15-hour layover to Haneda, however, I have to transfer to Narita. Do I need a ...
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Can I check in for connecting flight in Copenhagen CPH without leaving terminal?

I have upcoming flights with short (1 hour) connection in CPH. They are booked as single trip through Kiwi, but are unrelated flights from airlines’ point of view: UIA flight in from Kiev KBP (non–...
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Sydney Airport - How long to get from Blu Emu car park to the International terminal?

Got an international flight taking off from Sydney Airport and trying to arrange for parking near the airport. Their budget car park seems to be Blu Emu and it's a little further away but it's a lot ...
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How long do I need from landing to reaching the train station in Zürich Airport when arriving from London?

I am arriving at the Zürich airport from London, scheduled to arrive at 6:20pm in the evening. I am wondering if anybody has an approximate idea of how long it normally takes to get to the train ...
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Travel from Ohare Airport to Delevan WI

Can I arrange an Uber directly from O'Hare airport ? If so where do they generally pickup from?
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How to get Vietnam mainland visa in Phu Quoc?

I got visa exemption when arrived to Phu Quoc. Now I want to fly to Hanoi and they want mainland visa in Phu Quoc because it is domestic flight. I have visa invitation letter for Hanoi but it's not ...
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Can my friend and I both use our priority passes to get 2x the amount of free food per person?

The Priority Pass provides $28 of credit to its holder and his/her guest ($56 total) at select airport restaurants. If my friend and I both have priority pass, could we get $56 per person by being ...
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After checking in online, how do I know whether I need to go show my passport at airport check-in?

Most airlines these days offer online checkin, complete with digital boarding passes downloaded to your phone. However, on international flights, you're often -- but not always -- required to go to ...
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Dubai airport transit hotel question

Arriving from LAX on my way to Kathmandu (with Emirates and FlyDubai), I will arrive at Terminal 3, and depart from Terminal 2. I am planning to spend the long layover at the Terminal 3 airport hotel; ...
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Transit between T3 to T2 at DXB Dubai Airport [duplicate]

My wife with an infant is arriving at Dubai airport at 07:50am on an Emirates, then travelling further to Faisalabad on FlyDubai from terminal 2 at 11.40am. Will her luggage be transferred ...
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Why the deboarding in Bangkok on flight BR61 (Taipei → Bangkok → Vienna)?

I recently flew from Taipei (TPE) to Vienna (VIE) via Bangkok (BKK), with EVA Air BR61. In Bangkok, all passengers had to deboard, and then go through security again and board again, for a ~1 hour ...
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Reschduling Flight UK to Pak without paying penality [closed]

How Can i reschedule my return flight UK to Pak without paying penality before time
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What schengen visa should the flight crew from outside the EU have? [closed]

Let’s suppose I start an airline in a non-EU country, one that does not have visa waivers of any kind with the EU. Eventually, I start operating a daily flight to an airport within the Schengen zone. ...
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Which airport will I land at in Iceland if my ticket says “Reykjavik Keflavik Internationl Apt.”?

I have booked my flight from London to Iceland. The flight ticket says London Heathrow Apt - Reykjavik Keflavik Internationl Apt. I checked on Google Maps; it shows Reykjavik Domestic, Reykjavik ...
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Indian e-visa: where is the immigration office located on Delhi airport?

I'm arriving at the Delhi airport with e-visa. I'm not going to leave the airport because I will take a domestic flight to a small airport in few hours. I have to have my visa confirmed before I will ...