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Copenhagen Airport, Kastrup
Københavns Lufthavn, Kastrup
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IATA: CPHICAO: EKCH
Summary
Airport type Public
Owner Københavns Lufthavne
Serves Copenhagen, Denmark and Malmö, Sweden
Location Kastrup, Tårnby, Copenhagen, Denmark
Hub for *Norwegian Air Shuttle
Elevation AMSL 5 m / 17 ft
Coordinates 55°37′05″N 012°39′22″E / 55.61806°N 12.65611°E / 55.61806; 12.65611Coordinates: 55°37′05″N 012°39′22″E / 55.61806°N 12.65611°E / 55.61806; 12.65611
Website cph.dk
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Location within Denmark

Runways
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 (2018)
Passengers Increase30,298,531
Domestic Decrease1,586,728
International Increase28,711,803
Aircraft movements Increase266,096
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.

The most popular flight destinations from Copenhagen are London, Oslo and Stockholm.

History

  • 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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