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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Is it worth it to fly from Viracopos International Airport from São Paulo [closed]

I'm weighing my options with internal flights in Brazil, and I see cheap prices for trips coming out of Viracopos International Airport, which is more than an hour drive away from São Paulo, the price ...
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I lost my boarding pass with my bag tag on it, does this matter?

I dropped off some luggage today at the airport into the hold for my flight, the person at the desk attached a part of my baggage tag to my boarding pass so I can identify my bag. I lost my boarding ...
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Are there sterile transfer areas in Juan Santamaria airport?

I am traveling from Madrid to San Salvador via Costa Rica's Juan Santamaria Airport. The flights with proper transfers are rather expensive so I am booking a self transfer and I am trying to get an ...
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What would happen if an airport would be closed days before returning flight?

Me and and my family are traveling to Italy this weekend for a skiing trip by car, but I am planning to take a returning flight from Milan Malpensa airport. Can an airport be shut down due to a ...
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Going on holiday from an airport with mild temperature, can airport security detect this and think it is Coronavirus?

I am going on holiday very soon and I have a mild temperature, I feel quite well and in my honest opinion, I am fit to travel. I will take my medication with me etc. I also look quite well. I have a ...
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Why is the airport tax at some airport charged outside the airfare ticket but instead must be paid at the airport? [closed]

Why is the airport tax at some airport charged outside the airfare ticket but instead must be paid at the airport? Example from Uyuni airport in Bolivia where the airport tax is 11 BOB per passenger:
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Can I go back home to Mexico through Belgium if I only have the right of residence in Poland?

My Visa in Poland had expired and I applied for a new one so it means I'm allowed to stay in Poland but NOT to travel outside. I need to go back home to Mexico but there's no direct flight and I would ...
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Can you leave Taiwan airport after going through international security?

I'm going to Taiwan in a couple months, and due to a change of plans, I'll be staying an extra week while the others I'm supposed to be flying home with will carry on. I'm not able to cancel my ...
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6 AM flight from Marseille to Paris

I have a 6:00 AM flight from Marseille to Paris in March, and then an onward connecting flight to the US. I'll be staying at a place in Marseille that is 40 km away from the airport. Would it be ...
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Where are belt 1, 2, … in Brussels airport? [closed]

I checked arrival information of my flight on the official website of the airport and it states I'm arriving at "belt 2". I checked the airport website and did a Google search, but wasn't able to find ...
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Transit visa in Amsterdam [duplicate]

I'm Philippine passport holder having tourist visa in UK and Turkey. I wish to travel Turkey from UK via Amsterdam. Do i require a transit visa to transit in Amsterdam?
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Busiest domestic-only airport?

What is the busiest domestic airport? By domestic airport, I mean an airport where: all scheduled or charter flights are domestic, and the airport must not have any customs and immigration ...
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Travel through Chinese/Korean immigration/customs individually or together?

Me and my friend booked our flights from LAX to ICN together and have a layover in PEK Beijing. When we go to the immigration and customs counters, would we approach them individually or together? ...
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Layover in CDG Enough Time for Customs?

My girlfriend and I will be travelling from Cincinnati to Athens, Greece in the next few months. There will be a stop on the way to Athens at CDG in Paris. I'm assuming that I will have to pass ...
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Is it possible to walk from Terminal 1 at Dubai airport to the Dubai International Hotel?

Can I walk from Terminal 1 at Dubai airport to the Dubai International hotel, 0.2 mile? Can I pay taxis and buses in US dollars?
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Can you let someone else use your boarding pass to get into a travel lounge?

Let's say I was traveling with a friend. My friend is flying economy whilst I'm flying first class. Could I visit the lounge, get the food and all that jazz, then exit the lounge, give my boarding ...
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What airport has the fewest regular commercial flights?

Of all the airports that receive regular commercial flights (airports that serve only military or general aviation flights (private, charter, corporate, etc.) do not count, but airports that serve ...
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transfer time in amsterdam airport [duplicate]

I have a flight from Istanbul to Gdansk with transfer in Amsterdam but in Schiphol Airport I only have one hour. Will it be enough for me to get into another plane? also will they check my passport in ...
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Does the Chopin Airport in Warzaw Poland really have just one Terminal?

I will be connecting flights in Warsaw Poland soon and while researching the Chopin Airport I get the impression that it only has one terminal. Is this true or am I incorrect? Also, if I need to ...
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Is 4.5 hour layover long enough to leave Montreal airport?

I have a 4.5 hour layover in Montreal, on my way to Europe. Is that enough time to leave the airport and have a quick glimpse of the city? As an American citizen, is there anything similar to TSA ...
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Where can I get Heathrow Airport passenger check-in times data and/or lounge entry data?

I want to find out the average time between Passenger Airport check-in and their corresponding Lounge entry, to get an idea of the time spent between these two events.
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Seattle > Los Angeles > Brisbane (Australia): Do I stay airside at LAX?

If I am doing SEA LAX (DELTA), LAX BNE (VA), can I stay airside at LAX and avoid LAX TSA.etc? Long story short: First time travelling to the USA. Heard plenty TSA / CBP / LAX horror stories. Want to ...
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Are there specific hours when Kiruna airport is open or is it open 24/7?

I'm going to be in Kiruna, Sweden. I will arrive to the town late and I have a flight at 6 am. It does not make sense to me to book hotel for a couple of hours. Are there specific hours when Kiruna ...
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Can a full plastic bag be checked in as luggage on an airplane?

In a trip I bought some items that cannot fit into my suitcase. My ticket allows for 1 more luggage. Can I just buy a plastic garbage bag, fill it with clothes and check it in as luggage? It is ...
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Can you use airport lounges on arrival?

I wonder if it's possible to relax in an airport lounge on arrival? This would be the same lounges one can relax in on departure, airside. There's no other connecting flight waiting and I'll leave ...
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Where can I find good quality chocolates in Bahamas (Bahamas airport)?

Please include any shops / varieties / prices. Research from my side: I've checked the Nassau airport website but they only list the shop names - nothing apart from that.
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Is there any elevator between the first floor (car rental) and second floor (departure area) in Asuncion airport (Silvio Pettirossi airport, ASU)?

Is there any elevator between the first floor (car rental) and second floor (departure area) in Asuncion airport (Silvio Pettirossi International Airport, ASU)? I couldn't find any airport map on ...
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Do I need to go through passport control and is the transit time sufficient? - Abu Dhabi to Sofia via Rome

I aim to travel to Sofia from Abu Dhabi via Rome. According to the flight itinerary as captured, do I have to cross passport control between the two terminals? Also, is the transit timing for both ...
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Can you buy alcohol in EU airports tax-free on arrival?

Most times when I've flown within the EU I've passed through the common airside area where people waiting to depart are. This enables fast transits within schengen. I know you have to show the ...
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Do you tip airport wheelchair assistants at US airports

Occasionally I fly with an elderly relative that needs wheelchair help at the airport. This usually means informing the airline and they arrange for someone to help you through security and on to ...
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Is the wifi at Mataveri International Airport (IPC) fast and robust enough to video call for 1 hour?

Is the wifi at Mataveri International Airport (IPC) in Easter Island, Chile fast and robust enough to video call for 1 hour? https://www.sleepinginairports.net/guides/easter-island-mataveri-airport-...
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At what time does the boarding gate close when flying with LATAM airline between Airport Mataveri (IPC) and Santiago International Airport (SCL)?

At what time does the boarding gate close when flying with LATAM airline between Airport Mataveri (IPC) and Santiago International Airport (SCL)? On https://helpdesk.latam.com/hc/en-us/articles/...
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Why can't one use airport luggage trolleys when queuing for the immigration counter in an airport?

There typically is no available airport luggage trolley that we can bring to the immigration queue after landing to an airport. Why can't one use airport luggage trolleys when queuing for the ...
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Use my carta soggiorno di familiare di un cittadino dell'unione [closed]

I will visiting my family in Philippines this Dec 28,2019.and I live in italy with my Italian husband.. I can use my carta di soggiorno di familiare di un cittadino dell'unione in Philippines airport?
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Is 1 hour and 37 minutes enough time to transit to Air NZ in LAX?

We’ve got tickets booked for next April to NZ, from JFK. Initially, flight leaves JFK (Alaska Airlines) at 4:55 pm and gets into LAX at 8:05 pm, leaving a layover of 2 hours 25 minutes with our next ...
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Is there any ATM at Lima airport (Jorge Chavez International Airport, LIM) that doesn't charge any fee?

Is there any ATM at (Jorge Chavez International Airport, LIM) that doesn't charge any fee? I saw many Global Net ATMs at the international terminal (baggage claim area) but they charge a pretty high ...
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Which countries force all arriving international passengers to claim their luggage for the purpose of customs inspection?

I read on this answer by phoog: Your layover is in a country where all arriving international passengers must claim their luggage for the purpose of customs inspection. In this case, the bag is ...
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Stick deodorant through airport security

Do you have to put stick deodorant in your quart size bag in your carry on or gallon bag in your checked or would I be allowed to just leave it in with my clothes? Btw I am going to Philadelphia then ...
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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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