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Copenhagen Airport, Kastrup
Københavns Lufthavn, Kastrup
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Airport type Public
Owner Københavns Lufthavne
Serves Copenhagen, Denmark
Location Kastrup, Tårnby, Denmark
Hub for
  • Scandinavian Airlines
  • Blue1
  • Jettime
  • Norwegian Air Shuttle
  • Novair
  • Primera Air
  • Thomas Cook Airlines Scandinavia
  • TUIfly Nordic
  • Copenhagen Air Taxi
  • Star Air
Elevation AMSL 5 m / 17 ft
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Location within Denmark

Direction Length Surface
m ft
04L/22R 3,600 11,811 Asphalt
04R/22L 3,300 10,827 Asphalt
12/30 2,800 9,186 Asphalt/Concrete
Statistics (2011)
Passengers 22,725,517
Domestic 2,401,265
International 20,324,252
Aircraft movements 253,762
Source: AIP

Copenhagen Airport (Danish: Københavns Lufthavn, Kastrup) or Copenhagen Airport (Danish: Københavns Lufthavn; (IATA: CPHICAO: EKCH)) is international airport in Denmark and has 3 terminals. This airport is largest in the Nordic countries.

Scandinavian Airlines and Norwegian Air Shuttle are the largest airlines in Copenhagen.

It is located 8 kilometres (5.0 mi) south of Copenhagen city centre, and 24 kilometres (15 mi) west of Malmö city centre.

There are three runways: 3,600m, 3,300m and 2,800m, all are asphalt.


  • 1925 - Opens for service.
  • 1982 - The Cargo terminal opens.
  • 2006 - 20 million passengers for the first time.
  • 2007 - A metro station opens, connecting the airport to the Copenhagen Metro.
  • 2010 - The new low cost terminal CPH Go opens the 31st of October.

Passengers (2010) 21,501,750

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