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 there a police station in Brussels airport?

I need to make a complaint, due to a stolen item during the last time I was in Brussels. I would like to know if there is a police station, at the airport, where this can be done. I will be traveling ...
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How long do I need from landing to reaching the train station in Zürich Airport?

I am flying from Berlin to Zürich and continuing my travel by train. I am considering booking a fixed-connection train ticket, which is available for a train departing 1 hour 3 min after landing. I ...
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What is Doha Airport like for a single 17-year-old female?

I am a 17-year-old girl, flying from the UK to Doha by myself to then fly from Doha to Perth also on my own. I have a layover of 1 hour and 20 minutes. How easy is Doha airport to navigate to get to a ...
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Can I safely eat whatever goes through the x-ray machine?

This might be an odd question, but I often take a sandwich or fruit to eat while waiting for the airplane. This means that my food goes through the security x-ray machine. I don't understand much ...
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Sydney Airport international airline transfer

My dad is flying to Christchurch, New Zealand, for the first time and I booked him tickets with 1 stopover in Sydney. I booked with Qantas and I just realized that his connecting flight in SYD is ...
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Baggage checked?

I am flying internationally for the first time to Cyprus. I am flying out of Dulles (IAD) to Geneva, then to Zurich, then on to Larnaca. My question is: How do I know if I have a single ticket? All ...
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From Terminal 5 (M) to Terminal 2 (F) in O'Hare

I'm flying with United HKG-ORD (flight 896) and ORD-IND (flight 3951). The layover is around 3h 20m. According to the statistics, 896 arrives at Terminal 5 Concourse M, and 3951 departs from Terminal ...
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Two letters of first name are swapped, can I still fly with Turkish Airlines?

I have already seen some other such questions but in this case, I am hoping to know if somebody has this experience with long-haul Turkish Airlines flights (Munich to Tokyo via Istanbul). When ...
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How to get from Jerusalem to Ben Gurion airport on Saturday?

I'm staying in Jerusalem and flying out from Ben Gurion airport on a Saturday, when the public transport does not function. What is the best way to get there?
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Less then an hour Transit in Muscat [duplicate]

I am flying from London to Karachi via Muscat with Oman Air. The transit time is 1 hour 15 minutes both ways in Muscat. I am concerned that this is not enough time, so I started to track Oman Air ...
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What should I know about switching planes as a Canadian travelling to the U.S.?

I will be flying out of Toronto Pearson (YYZ) to Minneapolis - Saint Paul (MSP) where I will transferring to a flight for Rochester MN (RST). My layover will be 3 hours, which I understand will be ...
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Spending pesos at IAH

I have a layover in Houston on the way back from Mexico, and I have a small amount of money left in pesos. Will I be able to buy food with pesos in the airport, or would I have to exchange them first?
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Left-luggage facility in George Airport, South Africa

Is there left-luggage storage available in George Airport, South Africa?
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Do skincare sheet masks fall in the liquids category for carry ons?

I will be travelling from Amsterdam to Barcelona with only a carry on. As a makeup/skincare loving person, I have currently already packed the max of 10 liquids (with a max of 100ml). However, I ...
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Does the GDPR entitle me to refuse to show my boarding pass at EU airport shops?

Every time you shop at airports the shop personnel ask to see your boarding pass even if there's no discount on the merchandise due to the lack of VAT. Given that the GDPR is now in force starting ...
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Is my brand new Indian passport damaged due to a loose thread in the middle of the booklet?

So basically I applied for a new passport and I got it two months ago. I was flipping through the pages a few days ago and I realized that there is a loose dangling thread in the lower part of the ...
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Airport security pre-1970s? [closed]

I just accidentally discovered a few pictures on the web, that seem to imply that there was some sort of airport security checks on passengers all the way back in the 1960s. It was always my general ...
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Where to meet a travel partner at the Hong Kong airport?

My friend and I arrive to the HK airport (by international flights) with a 40-minute difference. Where is the best place for us to meet? I've heard that all flights arrive to terminal 1. Is it a good ...
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How much time do I need at Copenhagen airport? [duplicate]

I will be travelling to Copenhagen and from there to Helsingborg on 1 June and back again on 3 June. How much time do I need at Copenhagen airport to get off the plane, fetch my baggage and go on the ...
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Am I allowed to strap a tent to my airport checked luggage?

I am going on a hiking trip to Norway and need to put my tent somewhere. Can I put a bag with a tent strapped to it in hold? A bit like this, or at the bottom: The issue is that my bag does not have ...
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Security at airport

I am travelling from Newcastle (UK) to India and I am assuming I will get all my boarding passes in Newcastle check-in. However, I have a layover in Heathrow and I had this doubt that if I have a ...
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Is there a place I can take a shower in or near Austin-Bergstrom International Airport?

Are there any places where I can take a shower in or near the Austin-Bergstrom International Airport? If so, how much does it cost?
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Good place to sleep in (or near) Miami's airport? [closed]

I will soon have a series of flights including a 13 hour nightly stop in Miami and I'm willing to pay a little more if it means a comfortable bed to sleep in. Is there any commendable place near (or ...
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Which Airport Is Good For Layover LHR, FRA, TXL, HAM? [closed]

I'm booking a flight from EWR to MUC and all my options have a 4 hour layover at either LHR, FRA, TXL, HAM, or GVA. Which would be the best for my layover (morning until afternoon)? I will have ...
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Lost and found in Brussels airport?

Does Brussels Airport have a lost and found counter? If yes, where can I find it and what's the schedule? I looked it up on their website and only a form is provided.
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Is a 1h 32m layover in ORD enough between a domestic arrival and international departure?

I was wondering whether 1h 32m will be enough to change the planes in ORD to fly overseas (I won't have any checked bags). The flight is this: Also, what happens if the first flight gets delayed or ...
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Can I take a folding bicycle (no battery) about 16 inches (weight 7-9 kg) on board without paying extra?

I want to take my folding bicycle on board the plane from Guangzhou airport to Pakistan.
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Why do countries build domestic airport and international airport apart?

This is the one that makes me wonder for a while. Big countries' capitals often have two airports - one mostly for domestic flights, one for international flights. Tokyo has HND and NRT, Tehran has ...
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Will I need to go through security again if I have a layover in Barcelona?

I'm an American citizen and I'll be flying on one ticket/same airline from Naples, Italy to Copenhagen with a one hour layover in Barcelona. The connecting flight will be in the same terminal, but ...
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Do I need a transit visa for the USA for travelling to Toronto via Newark? [duplicate]

I am an Indian national. I am flying from New Delhi to Toronto with United Airlines via Newark. I will be landing at terminal C Newark Liberty airport with a transit time of 3 hours 55 minutes and ...
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Scared that I won't fit in plane seat [duplicate]

I am a size 24 top. Size 26 bottoms (uk sizing). About 300lb. I am losing weight but I have run out of time before a few plane trips. I don't want to miss out of such fantastic opportunities but I am ...
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Can I leave the airport and take a taxi with BRL Reais?

I'm going to travel from Brazil to Argentina. I have plans to live in Argentina until the end of the year but what I still do not know is if I can take a taxi or eat something at the Buenos Aires ...
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Flying with a bicycle with Swiss/Austrian/Brussels airlines

I'll fly from Vienna to Porto, round trip, and on the way back I want to bring a bicycle with me. I've two options for the same price and same schedule but with different airlines. Option 1, all ...
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Flying to Canada via London / Toronto from Mumbai: Do I require a transit visa? [closed]

I am planning to travel to Canada (Ottawa) from Mumbai. I have Canada immigrant visa (Permanent Residence). I haven't yet received the PR card, and my port of entry is Ottawa. I have two options, 1. ...
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Leaving Frankfurt Airport during layover

On my way to Europe, I'll stay a few days in Munich and then proceed to Dublin. However, on my way back home (Brazil), I'll have 7 hours to spare at the Frankfurt Airport. I am a Brazilian citizen. ...
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Transit without visa in Gatwick airport

We are going to come to Gatwick Airport 04.29.2018 at 9.35 pm in the evening to the North Terminal and have next flight in the morning, by EasyJet, 04.30.2018 at 9.05 a.m. to Marocco with all hotel ...
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1 hour 10 minute layover in Addis Ababa?

I am looking at going through Addis Ababa on my way to Cape Town. It seems that this should be enough time and that I didn't have to go through immigration until I get to South Africa- is this still ...
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Can the airport keep my luggage for a few days?

I'm going to Asia for the summer. I'd like to take a flight going to Seoul/Incheon from San Francisco. I's like to stay there for a few days to tour around. Then I would fly to Manila. So my question ...
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Would a German transit visa serve my purpose?

I plan to purchase a​ ​​Lufthansa return air ticket, from ​New Delhi, India, to Mexico City​ this May​​. The departing flight has a 5h 50m layover in Frankfurt and the returning flight has a 7h 10m ...
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Do I need to submit financial documents for a German transit visa?

I will be travelling to Mexico from New Delhi with Lufthansa for a seminar, and I have a transit in Munich. I have a Bangladesh passport, and I'm living in Bangladesh. Will I need to submit documents ...
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What happens if I pass passport control and I cancel my flight?

I was wondering what will happen if I pass the passport control checkpoint, and they stamp on my passport that I'm leaving that country, and then I decide to cancel my flight and not travel. Will they ...
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Is there a search engine for flights from/to a certain location?

How can I find out how well integrated is a given airport in the national/international flight route network?
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Is 45 minutes enough to check in and board plane at Chicago O'Hare airport?

I estimate that I will have 45 minutes between arriving at O'Hare and when my flight leaves. I will have two bags to check in, and I'm on an international flight with EVA Air that leaves at 12:30 AM. ...
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Visa enforcement at airports: passport only, or national computer system too? [closed]

Say you visited Russia on a three-month visa-free entry, and you exited on time. According to the rules, you must wait 3 more months before you may return. You then renew your passport in a nearby ...
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Places to seat/sleep at SFO pre-security

I wonder if there any seat or couch at the pre security area in SFO. Best,
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How would one get on “the next flight to X” at an airport in a family/business emergency?

As an expat with family at home, I'm dreading the inevitability of a panicked phone call from a relative at 2am demanding I come home quickly because something very bad has happened to someone I care ...
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Does Belo Horizonte airport have an international transit area?

I'm considering an international connecting flight via Belo Horizonte airport. Does transiting at this airport require a visa? Is there in international transit area? What does the international ...
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Is there an ATM in the international transit area in the Auckland (AKL) airport?

I will be traveling from the US to Sydney soon. I'm flying Air New Zealand, and my flight requires me to change planes in Auckland. Both the arriving and the departing flights are at Terminal I. There ...
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MCO airport - can you get from terminal A to B while inside security?

My friends and I are flying out of MCO (Orlando International Airport in FL in the USA). One friend and I are on JetBlue and will likely have a gate in section 1 in Terminal A, where the other friend ...
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How to avoid luggage being lost in transfer?

I'm a frequent flyer, I'm ALWAYS booking non-stop flights because I'm terrified of my luggage not being transferred to the correct plane and getting lost. This happened to almost every person I know. ...