airplanetire
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Airbridges At Which Airports?

Wed Dec 26, 2001 12:11 pm

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.
 
bakyunham
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RE: Airbridges At Which Airports?

Wed Dec 26, 2001 4:43 pm

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.

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airmale
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RE: Airbridges At Which Airports?

Wed Dec 26, 2001 11:16 pm

Karachi and soon Lahore in Pakistan Smile
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MAS777
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RE: Airbridges At Which Airports?

Thu Dec 27, 2001 1:33 am

For widebody aircraft, Kuala Lumpur International has two separate glass aerobridges to board/disembark from.
 
airblue
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RE: Airbridges At Which Airports?

Thu Dec 27, 2001 1:51 am

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
 
Sunair
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RE: Airbridges At Which Airports?

Thu Dec 27, 2001 1:56 am

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
 
baec777
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RE: Airbridges At Which Airports?

Fri Dec 28, 2001 2:12 pm

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
 
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RE: Airbridges At Which Airports?

Fri Dec 28, 2001 4:12 pm

Dubai International didnt have jet ways before 1999!!! now look at it, way way different
 
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RE: Airbridges At Which Airports?

Fri Dec 28, 2001 4:22 pm

Here in Denver we have skybridge from Terminal to Concourse A.
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RE: Airbridges At Which Airports?

Fri Dec 28, 2001 5:15 pm

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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UTA_flyinghigh
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RE: Airbridges At Which Airports?

Fri Dec 28, 2001 5:15 pm

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
Fly to live, live to fly - Air France/KLM Flying Blue Platinum, BMI Diamond Club Gold, Emirates Skywards
 
UTA_flyinghigh
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ICN And SEL Spotting

Fri Dec 28, 2001 5:24 pm

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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Kuba74
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RE: Airbridges At Which Airports?

Fri Dec 28, 2001 8:43 pm

WAW is the only Polish airport with airbridges, but buses are also used.
 
chepos
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RE: Airbridges At Which Airports?

Fri Dec 28, 2001 8:53 pm

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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RE: Airbridges At Which Airports?

Fri Dec 28, 2001 9:50 pm

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!
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