Copenhagen Airport

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Copenhagen Airport, Kastrup
Københavns Lufthavn, Kastrup
KastrupAirport Panorama.jpg
Airport type Public
Owner Københavns Lufthavne
Serves Copenhagen, Denmark
Location Kastrup, Tårnby, Denmark
Hub for
Elevation AMSL 5 m / 17 ft
CPH is located in Denmark
Location within Denmark
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 (2011)
Passengers 22,725,517
Domestic 2,401,265
International 20,324,252
Aircraft movements 253,762
Cargo (tonnes) N.A.
Source: AIP[1]

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.

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. "EKCH – København/Kastrup" (PDF). AIP Denmark. Copenhagen: Trafikstyrelsen/Danish Transport Authority. 28 June 2012. part AD 2 – EKCH. Retrieved 4 August 2012.