Copenhagen Airport

international airport serving Copenhagen, Denmark

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

Copenhagen Airport, Kastrup

Københavns Lufthavn, Kastrup
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Summary
Airport typePublic
OwnerKøbenhavns Lufthavne
ServesCopenhagen, Denmark and Malmö, Sweden
LocationKastrup, Tårnby, Copenhagen, Denmark
Hub for
Elevation AMSL5 m / 17 ft
Coordinates55°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
Websitecph.dk
Map
CPH is located in Denmark
CPH
CPH
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)
PassengersIncrease30,298,531[1]
DomesticDecrease1,586,728[1]
InternationalIncrease28,711,803[1]
Aircraft movementsIncrease266,096[1]
Cargo (tonnes)N.A.
Source: AIP[2]

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.[3]

HistoryEdit

  • 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

SourcesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 "Copenhagen Airport Statistics" (PNG). Retrieved 30 March 2019.
  2. "EKCH – København/Kastrup" (PDF). AIP Denmark. Copenhagen: Trafikstyrelsen/Danish Transport Authority. 28 June 2012. part AD 2 – EKCH. Archived from the original (PDF) on 16 June 2012. Retrieved 4 August 2012.
  3. Car rental Copenhagen Airport (CPH) Discovercarhire. 06.12.2018.