Geneva Airport (GVA)

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Geneva Airport (IATA: GVA, ICAO: LSGG), unofficially known as Cointrin Airport, is the main international airport serving Geneva, the second largest city in Switzerland.

Geneva Airport (IATA: GVA) is the 2nd busiest airport in Switzerland.
Geneva Airport (IATA: GVA) is the 2nd busiest airport in Switzerland.
The airport is located just 4 kilometres northwest of Geneva.
The airport is located just 4 kilometres northwest of Geneva.
Geneva Airport served 15,6 Million passengers in 2015.
Geneva Airport served 17,6 Million passengers in 2018.
There are two terminals in Geneva Airport (T2 only for winter charters).
There are two terminals in Geneva Airport (T2 only for winter charters).
The airport is very well connected to Geneva city centre.
The airport is very well connected to Geneva city centre.
The airport is the second busiest airport in Switzerland. GVA Airport is located 4 km northwest of the city centre. Given its location, passengers are able to access to Geneva Airport from both France and Switzerland. Geneva Airport is a hub for Swiss International Air Lines and EasyJet Switzerland. The Airport is an important point for long-hail routes to Middle East, China and North America, and also to many European metropolitan destinations. The airport serves as a hub for Swiss International Air Lines and easyJet Switzerland.
Swiss International and easyJet are the two companies with more destinations available from GVA Airport. The passenger traffic in Geneva Airport is growing rapidly and it is predicted to reach 25 million passengers in 2030. These numbers are the reason why the airport has started to built new facilities as the new Aile Est (East Wing). In 2018, more than 17,6 million passengers used the Airport. The airport has constantly growth since the 8 million passengers in 2000, except on years 2001 and 2009 when the traffic decreased.

 

Terminals

Geneva Airport has two terminals, Terminal 1 and Terminal 2.

 

Present & future

On June 2016 Geneva Airport announced the start upgrading the main check in hall in Terminal 1 and it also planned to built the new long-haul pier Aile Est.

 

- Terminal 1: Terminal 1 is the main terminal and is divided in 5 piers (A, B, C, D, F).

It consists in five levels: Underground Level, Arrivals Level, Check-in Level, Departures Level and Mezzanine Level.

 

- Terminal 2: Terminal 2 is only used in winter time by charter flights. There are not many facilities in this terminal.

 

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Geneva Airport in numbers

- 1 runway (3,900m, the largest in Switzerland)

- 17,6 million passengers in 2018, with 187,162 aircraft movements

- 2 Terminals

- More than 10 restaurants and 15 bar/snacks

- More than 60 airlines with more than 100 destinations worldwide.

- Only 4 kilometres to the city centre

 

Facilites

Services at Geneva Airport include, among others:

- Bank, ATMs and Currency Exchange

- Wellness Centre

- Dry Cleaning

- Free WiFi

- Conference Rooms

- Shops, Restaurants, Bars,

- Lounges and VIP services

 

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Transportation

Geneva Airport is only 4 km from the city centre. Passengers can easily reach the city centre by either train, taxi or bus.

 

GVA Airport is one of the best communicated airports in Europe. Furthermore, the arriving passengers can pick up a free ticket for public transport in the baggage claim area.

 

Take a look below at the available transportation options to and from Geneva Airport:

 

- Rail: There is a railway station in Geneva Airport with direct access from the check-in and the arrivals level. It takes only 7 minutes to reach the city centre. Connection to other parts of Switzerland and France is also available.

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Car Rentals and shuttles are available as well.

- Buses: There are various lines that depart from Geneva Airport to downtown Geneva, Switzerland and France.

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- Taxi: Get within 20 minutes to downtown from Geneva Airport.

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Contact information

Address:Route de l'Aéroport 21, 1215 Le Grand-Saconnex, SWITZERLAND
Telephone: +41 22 717 71 11

Airport Hours: Terminal 1 is closed in the morning from 00.00 am to 04.00 am.

 

Lost and Found

- Police: tel. +4122 427 57 90

- Cantonal Lost Property Service: Phone: +41 22 427 09 00

Email: scot@police.ge.ch

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