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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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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Passport names (Immigration) [on hold]

I need your advice please. For instance let's say a certain friend of mine is wanted in his country and traveled out, but just his name is known along with a photo of 8 years ago is known. If he goes ...
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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 ...
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Mumbai Airport inter Terminal transport

Is there any airport transport to travel from Mumbai Airport Terminal 1 (International) to the Terminal 2 to catch the domestic connecting flight?
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How much time is needed for check-in at Zurich?

I'm really anxious about air travel. Not the flying part but the airport stuff like security and boarding. I booked a flight leaving at 07:00am on a Saturday in mid-October from Zürich (ZRH). What ...
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How to find better food in airports

I travel economy, and so have no access to food in business lounges. In my experience, airport food tends to be both expensive and of poor quality. I would like to be able to find food that is ...
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Airport transit visa in Bangkok

Hello I am Indian Citizen currently studying in Australia and I am on a student visa. In the month of November 2019 I am travelling to India for vacations and I booked a ticket from Melbourne to ...
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Exiting the airport without passing through customs - was this a mistake? [duplicate]

I was at Cebu International Airport. It was my first time travelling and I didn't know what to do. I got my luggage and exited the airport without passing through customs. How serious is this mistake?
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How to get from Bremen airport arrivals to Bremen airport Departures quickly

I made a booking via kiwi.com and my connecting flight from Bremen is 1h30 mins after I arrive in Bremen but it's a self transfer flight. So I have to collect my bags and go all the way through ...
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What are possible reasons for baggage self drop not being available? [closed]

I am currently travelling from Dubrovnik Airport to Frankfurt by Lufthansa. After checking in, I wanted to use the self-drop counter because I hoped it would be faster. However, this was not possible. ...
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If I have a 5 hour layover in Frankfurt, how much time do I have to explore the city? (Quick) [duplicate]

I need help on how many attractions I can cover with a layover at Frankfurt for 5 hours. It is a connecting flight from Delhi to Frankfurt, then Frankfurt to Philadelphia. The flight is happening on 8/...
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Why are Schengen and non-Schengen flights mixed at Corfu airport?

I am at Corfu airport, waiting for a flight to Athens, where I will connect to a flight to a destination outside the Schengen area. Because of the somewhat inadequate signs, I spent some time waiting ...
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Emirates OK to Board

What is OK to Board? This is from Emirates Airlines, https://www.emirates.com/ae/english/help/ok-to-board.aspx Basically, I was trying to approach them to see if I will be accepted to board a booked ...
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How can one avoid carry bags when queuing for the security checkpoint in an airport?

Typically one cannot use airport luggage trolleys when queuing for the security checkpoint in an airport. Is there any way to avoid carrying bags when queuing for the security checkpoint in an airport ...
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Money in checked luggage

I accidentaly left money in my checked baggage flying from Germany to Brazil. It is something like 400 Euro. I realized this only as I was already flying. How often is the baggage X ray scanned? Is ...
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When is OSL lounge at Gardermoen Airport full/unavailable for paid-access passengers?

OSL Lounge [1,2] is the only one of the four lounges in Oslo (Gardermoen) Airport which allows passengers from non-member airlines (or any Norwegian Airlines passengers below Premium Flex) paid access ...
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What are the closest international airports in different countries?

From my house I see many planes coming in to land at Tijuana International Airport (8km/5mi from me), and on occasion I can also see planes that (I assume) are coming in to land at San Diego ...
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Phuket International-Domestic-International baggage transfer

I have booked a flight IST-HKT-BKK-HKG with single PNR. The first leg operated by Turkish airline and the other 2 are Thai airway. So where should i take my baggage?
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Travel from Indonesia to India via Bangkok(DMK) [duplicate]

I will be reaching DMK by Indonesia Air Asia and have a connecting flight to India in Thai Air Asia. Layover is 9 hrs. Please help me out if I will need a transit visa in Thailand. PS: I have an ...
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What to do in case of a non EU national leaving the aiport without a passport stamp?

Me and my mom arrived in Germany at Frankfurt airport. We flew to Frankfurt from Skopje via Ljubljana. We passed passport control in Ljubljana, but in Frankfurt, we headed towards the baggage claim ...
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Are there any data on the incidence of theft in airports' airside areas?

A number of posters on this forum have referred to airports' airside areas as 'safe' or 'secure'. It seems to me that the presence of security checks gives some passengers the impression that there is ...
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Departure airport in moscow has changed during transit flight [closed]

So i'm traveling from tokyo to paris with a transition in Moscow, on August 14-15. I've just learned through an audio message that the departure airport for the moscow=>paris route had changed, ...
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Domestic travel with ID not containing surname

Is it ok to travel when I have mistakenly written my surname on my domestic air India ticket, but I don't have any proof of ID containing my surname? My husband is travelling with me, and he has the ...
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Is possible to enter in airport's safe area after “miss” the flight? [closed]

This is a hypothetical situation, but unfortunately may be real: I have a boarding pass but I don't want to take my flight, that departs at 7:00 PM. And, I have no enough money for pay an hotel, so I ...
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Gate pass at ORD to meet teenager (non-Unaccompanied Minor)

I'm going to be meeting a relative at ORD (Chicago O'Hare) on a flight tomorrow. It's his first flight, and he is on the autism spectrum; he's old enough to not be an Unaccompanied Minor, as well. ...
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Options for Overnight Between Flights in NYC? [closed]

I could arrive in JFK one night, and catch a cheap flight to my smaller city the next morning. So, I'm thinking of over-nighting there. What are my best options? Is sleeping in the airport feasible? ...
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Why did an immigration office left his booth for a while while processing my exit from Schengen area? [closed]

When I was exiting the Schengen area last year, the immigration officer left his booth for 10 to 15 minutes without telling me the reason why. When he returned, he just stamped my passport without ...
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Luggage scale at Heathrow Airport (Terminal 4)

Does anyone know whether there is a luggage scale/facility at Heathrow Airport Terminal 4 or not? Thank you so much.
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5.5-hour layover in Dallas (DFW)

I'll be flying into DFW from overseas (with Qantas/AA, around 1PM), and my connecting flight is 5h 40m apart. Since the flight is international, I'll end up on the landside of the airport. Does it ...
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Is taking photos prohibited at airports of Taiwan except those in Taipei?

I found the following information on the website of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation: Дополнительные рекомендации с учетом особенностей страны Во всех аэропортах ...
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Who pays for increased security measures on flights to the US?

When I flew to the US from Australia I was briefly interviewed by a private security contractor - asking about my plans in the US etc. Other passengers were interviewed at the gate. I was wondering - ...
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Is it allowed to photograph airport customs signs from the baggage claim area?

Three days ago at Bergen Airport I warned my cousin not to take pictures at the baggage claim, since the baggage claim in Bergen Airport is really close to the custom signs. However, he took a picture ...
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Do i need transit visa for a connecting flight from terminal 3 to terminal 2 in dubai airport? [duplicate]

Do Myanmar citizens need transit visa for a connecting flight from terminal 3 to terminal 2 in dubai airport?
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Transit ( Air side) between terminal 2 to terminal 3 in CDG airport [closed]

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 ...
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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? [closed]

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 ...