Kecskemet Airport is a military air base of the Hungarian Air Force. LHKE is home of the “Puma” tactical and “Teve” transport squadrons. The “Puma” squadron use the JAS-39 Gripen multirole fighters, and the “Teve” squadron in turn use the AN-26 transport aircrafts. LHKE organizes every 2-3 years the International Airshow and Military Display. One of the biggest Airshow in Europe and Middle-Europe.
Lanseria International Airport is a privately owned international airport. It’s situated north west of Johannesburg Airport, less then 1 hour by car. The airport can handle aircraft up to the size of the B753. Since the early beginnings in 1974, this internationally recognised airport has established itself as a key player in the aviation sector with domestic, regional and international flights from scheduled airline operators and Charter companies.
Our member Jeremy Denton visited Johannesburg Airport in April 2014 and wrote a guide about it with a total of seven spots. Johannesburg O.R. Tambo International Airport (JNB/FAOR), are the busiest airport in South Africa after Cape Town with a capacity to handle up to 28 million passengers annually serving all continents except Antarctica. It serves as the primary airport for domestic and international travel to/from South Africa.
Canary’s third busiest airport – Fuerteventura – lives up to its name as strong gustings and stiff gales cater for some compelling adventures! The airport of this fascinating island is mainly headed by holiday charter traffic from France, the UK, Germany and from The Netherlands.
Dallas Love Field, the second biggest airport in the Dallas-Forth Worth metropole region handles around 8 Mio. passengers a year. Due to the short distance to Downtown Dallas, DAL is something like a city airport with just a very few operators. Biggest schedule carrier in Love Field is Southwest Airlines, where they have there headquarter as well. They are responsible for at least 80 percent of the passenger traffic.
You’re looking for a jamboree bag? Visit Toulouse! The Blagnac-Airport is situated in southern France only a short hop away from the wonderful city of Toulouse. The lovely southern-French city is not just destination of many northern African carriers, it’s also home of Airbus and ATR. Astonishingly large hangars, filled with masses of brand-new Airbuses and new Prop-liner are all along the airport.
Abu Dhabi – A city like one from Arabian Nights! And it is not just a city somewhere in the desert; it is the capital of the UAE! Our members Marlin and Jonas frequently visit Abu Dhabi and created a guide for this worth seeing city. The capital airport is the home of the world’s fastest growing airline, Etihad Airways. Being a base for EY, Abu Dhabi airport makes most of its profit from the national airline of the UAE.
Beijing Capital International Airport is currently the second busiest airport in the world (2013 statistics) and the busiest in Asia. It handled 83.7 million passengers in 2013 and traffic is split on three runways, of which the last was only recently opened in 2007. But even though even arrivals are often split on all three runways, you will catch lots of movements, due to the extremely high traffic. As the airport still experienced large growth over the last years it was decided that a new airport will be constructed in Beijing Daxing, which is currently scheduled to open in 2018,…