Copenhagen Airport

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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]

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.

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].


History[change | change source]

  • 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

Sources[change | change source]

  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. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  3. Car rental Copenhagen Airport (CPH) Discovercarhire. 06.12.2018.