Sweden’s third largest airport in terms of traffic is in Bromma, 10km west of Stockholm, the capital of the country. This airport was the major airport until the sixties when the majority of the flights were moved to Arlanda following the noise problems and the lack of place for the development. By the proximity of the airport of the city center, was maintained a civil aviation activity mainly regional and business.
Located 30 km south of the Russian megapolis, Domodedovo Airport is the largest airport in the country and welcomed over 33 Mio. passengers in 2014. It consists of two parallel runways, at the center is the main terminal located. The two parallel runways are numbered 14L-32R at the north and 14R-32L at the south. Northern ruways are generally dedicated to arrivals while the southerns are used for departures. Sometimes, however, will make landings on the southern runways, in this case it is Ural airlines or private aviation that arrive by that track directly to the parking places.
Located 5km at the north of Charleroi city and about 40km south of Brussels, Charleroi Airpprt also called BSCA (Brussels-South Charleroi Airport) is the second busiest airport in term of passengers in Belgium. The airport is dedicated to low cost carriers Ryanair and Wizzair. The main terminal is at the northeast of the single runway called 07-25. Old terminal with the tower at the south is dadicated to business aviation.
Montreal is Canada’s largest, in the province of Quebec. Located 15km west of the city, the Pierre-Elliott Trudeau owes its name to a popular politician who was twice prime minister and who undertook significant changes in its terms. The complex, located in the small city of Dorval, has a large terminal located west oriented two-24L 06R and 24R-06L which it is intersected by a shorter 28-10 parallel tracks. In the center of the two parallel tracks maintenance center Air Canada.
Salzburg Airport is extremely busy on the weekends from December till March as the airport meets lots of charter flights in the winter time. During the year, few flights are operated by Austrian, Niki, Turkish, InterSky, Air Berlin and Sun Express. In the winter, charter flights are operated by Thomson, Jet2, EasyJet, Ryanair, Rossyia, Norwegian, Transavia and Thomas Cook. Few years ago there were lots of Russian charter flights but it’s less and less.
Skiathos airport, also called the Sint Maarten of Europe, is a small island in the Aegean sea. The airport is located north of the small town of Skiathos, the capital of this Greek island. It sees only a few daily scheduled flights to Athens by Olympic during the year, but its operating explode during July and August. Indeed, this part of the island is very popular among vacationers. English, Nordic and Italian tourists are very fond of this destination to top charm. These preferences are felt in traffic observed that I will detail below.
Tivat is a small town in Montenegro, new country formed from the separation of Yugoslavia. Adriatic sea is bordering the city with the Balkans mountains, it is a small seaside town that for many years attracts people from neighboring countries and Russia.
Malta – Europe’s fifth smallest state as measured by total size and counting a very negligible population of 450,000 people but in terms of airport, Malta’s Luqa Airport really muscles in with the ‘Big Ones’ in Europe! Exotic visitors sweetens your stay at Malta! Beside the normal traffic, there will sometimes come a great surprise along, visiting Malta for their famous maintenance services. Check out the guide for this marvellous airport.
Moscow Sheremetyevo is one of the three major airports (the other being Vnukovo and Domodedovo) serving Russia capital city. It is the second busiest airport in the country handling almost 34 million passengers in 2016. SVO is the major hub for the airline Aeroflot.
Larnaca International Airport is Cyprus’ main international gateway and the larger of the country’s two commercial airports, the other being Paphos International Airport on the island’s south western coast. The airport has one primary passenger terminal. Departures are accommodated on the upper level, while arrivals at the ground level. A second “VIP terminal” also exists, which is used for visiting Heads of State, some private aviation, and for cargo. Larnaca Airport is used as a hub by passengers travelling between Europe and the Middle East. The status of Cyprus as a major tourist destination means that air traffic has steadily…
Vnukovo International Airport is one of three major airports serving the Russian capital Moscow. It is located around 27 kilometers southwest of the city centre. Although it handles significantly less traffic (around 16 million passengers in 2015) than Domodedovo or Sheremetyevo it might be the most interesting airport to spot in Moscow. You will still see a lot of classic Russian airplanes in action, as UTAir (and a few other small Russian carriers) still use a few Yak-42s and Tu-154s on their services. With a little luck you might even get Tu-134s or some state operated aircraft like Il-62 or…
Mallorca served almost 23 Mio passengers in 2015 and is a tourist mekka for Europeans especially from Germany, United Kingdom and Scandinavian Countries. Most traffic is during the peak season (May-September) especially during the weekend. Germans Air Berlin even has a hub at PMI and serves many airports in Spain too. The traffic is dominated by single aisle aircraft like the A320 family or Boeings 737 but heavies still flying to PMI with 332, 333, 752, 753, 763 & 787. Russian charter flights are not coming with lot of aircraft. Transaero, Sibir S7, Ural are still operates 1 flight per…