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Airbridges At Which Airports?  
User currently offlineAirplanetire From United States of America, joined May 2001, 1809 posts, RR: 2
Posted (12 years 9 months 2 days 19 hours ago) and read 1685 times:

Which airports around the world have airbridges? I know mostly every semi-large to large, even some very small, airports in the US have them. Also most major ones in Europe. What about all over the world in airports like JNB and CPT and Cairo and Asian airports, other African airports, South American airports, and anything else. What airports with airbridges have those "double" airbridges? By "double", I mean the kind there are in places like FRA that branch off into two at the end.

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User currently offlineBAKYUNHAM From South Africa, joined Feb 2001, 48 posts, RR: 0
Reply 1, posted (12 years 9 months 2 days 14 hours ago) and read 1591 times:

JNB has both airbridges and buses that take you out to remote areas where you board the plane by stairs. JNB is a decent, modern airport with a good selection of shops, restaurants, banks, and other services.

CPT did not have airbridges when I was there in 2000, but a great deal of construction was going on at the time.

PLZ (Port Elizabeth, S.A.) and VFA (Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe) do not have airbridges.

I do not know about any other African airports but my guess would be that only large major gateways like Nairobi, Casablanca and Cairo would have them.

Mike @ OAK



Mike from Stellenbosch, South Africa
User currently offlineAirmale From Botswana, joined Sep 2004, 377 posts, RR: 1
Reply 2, posted (12 years 9 months 2 days 8 hours ago) and read 1555 times:

Karachi and soon Lahore in Pakistan Smile


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User currently offlineMas777 From United Kingdom, joined Jul 1999, 2935 posts, RR: 6
Reply 3, posted (12 years 9 months 2 days 5 hours ago) and read 1534 times:

For widebody aircraft, Kuala Lumpur International has two separate glass aerobridges to board/disembark from.

User currently offlineAirblue From San Marino, joined May 2001, 1825 posts, RR: 11
Reply 4, posted (12 years 9 months 2 days 5 hours ago) and read 1527 times:

Italian airports with airbridges:
(these airports also use buses for remote stand, mainly regional jets)

Milan MXP
Milan LIN
Milan-Bergamo BGY
Turin
Pisa
Genoa
Rome FCO

from next summer when the new terminal will be ready also in

Venice VCE
Olbia

and within two years also in

Palermo
Catania
Cagliari
Bari
Bologna


User currently offlineSunAir From India, joined Jun 2009, 0 posts, RR: 1
Reply 5, posted (12 years 9 months 2 days 5 hours ago) and read 1519 times:

I read somewhere that the international terminal at CPT was getting air bridges. And I'm sure the domestic terminal will have soon.

There has also been a lot of talk lately here in South Africa of creating a new gateway to Durban called King Shaka International Airport, which no doubt, would have airbridges.

As for the rest of Africa, I know Abidjan International in the Ivory Coast has 4 airbridges. Looks quite a modern airport. Go here to check it out: http://www.aeria.ci/planeng.htm


User currently offlineBaec777 From United States of America, joined Oct 1999, 1231 posts, RR: 1
Reply 6, posted (12 years 9 months 17 hours ago) and read 1463 times:

We have SkyBridge @ DFW running across International Parkway from Terminal A to Terminal B, as well for Terminal C to the Hyatt Regency DFW.

In Year 2005, DFW will add another skybridge to run from Terminal C to Terminal D(Under-Construction). Not sure of Terminal E for Terminal F(Future Terminal).

baec777


User currently offlineFly_emirates From United Arab Emirates, joined Oct 2000, 1046 posts, RR: 9
Reply 7, posted (12 years 9 months 15 hours ago) and read 1451 times:

Dubai International didnt have jet ways before 1999!!! now look at it, way way different

User currently offlineAn-225 From United States of America, joined Sep 2000, 3950 posts, RR: 40
Reply 8, posted (12 years 9 months 14 hours ago) and read 1449 times:

Here in Denver we have skybridge from Terminal to Concourse A.


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User currently offlineUTA_flyinghigh From Tunisia, joined Oct 2001, 6495 posts, RR: 50
Reply 9, posted (12 years 9 months 14 hours ago) and read 1441 times:

I just flew CDG-ICN on a KE 744, and both airports had airbridges that divided into 2, first bridge for F/C pax and the other for Y pax. By the way, Seoul Incheon id really a nice place  Smile/happy/getting dizzy


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User currently offlineUTA_flyinghigh From Tunisia, joined Oct 2001, 6495 posts, RR: 50
Reply 10, posted (12 years 9 months 14 hours ago) and read 1442 times:

I just flew CDG-ICN on a KE 744, and both airports had airbridges that divided into 2, first bridge for F/C pax and the other for Y pax. By the way, Seoul Incheon is really a nice place  Smile/happy/getting dizzy


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User currently offlineUTA_flyinghigh From Tunisia, joined Oct 2001, 6495 posts, RR: 50
Reply 11, posted (12 years 9 months 13 hours ago) and read 1442 times:

Hi, I'm in Seoul for a few weeks and I wonder if spotting at Kimpo is still worthwhile. Also, I'd like to know of any spotting facilities at Incheon in public areas  Wow!. So Korean spotters please help !


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User currently offlineKuba74 From Poland, joined Mar 2000, 432 posts, RR: 0
Reply 12, posted (12 years 9 months 10 hours ago) and read 1435 times:

WAW is the only Polish airport with airbridges, but buses are also used.

User currently offlineChepos From Puerto Rico, joined Dec 2000, 6220 posts, RR: 11
Reply 13, posted (12 years 9 months 10 hours ago) and read 1433 times:

At SJU all gates have airbridges (except AAeagle gates and island hopping airlines). It's the only airport in Puerto Rico with airbridges.
Chepos



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User currently offlinePerthGloryFan From Australia, joined Oct 2000, 751 posts, RR: 0
Reply 14, posted (12 years 9 months 9 hours ago) and read 1422 times:

The weirdest airbridge I ever saw was at the then Trans Australia Airlines terminal at Cairns, north Queensland, Australia back in the mid 1980s.
To board you walked out of the departure lounge, crossed a service road, climbed stairs to the airbridge tower, then walked along the airbridge to the a/c but, because we were boarding a DC9-30, the airbridge sloped down to less than half the height of the stairs we had climbed!
That's north Queensland for you!
cheers
PGF


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