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GVA Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: GVA / LSGG
Airport Names:
  1. Geneva International Airport
  2. Aéroport international de GenèveGenève aéroport
Location: Geneva, Switzerland
GPS Coordinates: 46°14'17"N by 6°6'33"E
Area Served: Geneva, Switzerland
Operator/Owner: City of Geneva
Airport Type: Public
Elevation: 1,411 feet (430 meters)
# of Runways: 2
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Facts about Geneva International Airport (GVA):

  • Its northern limit runs along the Swiss–French border and the airport can be accessed from both countries.
  • T2 is used during the winter charter season.
  • Geneva International Airport handled 14,436,000 passengers last year.
  • In addition to being known as "Geneva International Airport", another name for GVA is "Aéroport international de GenèveGenève aéroport".
  • In February 2014, the Tribune de Genève reported that delays of up to three years may occur, and that the cost might increase to up to 120 millions Swiss Francs.
  • Geneva International Airport has extensive convention facilities and hosts an office of the International Air Transport Association and used to host the world headquarters of Airports Council International.
  • Geneva International Airport (GVA) has 2 runways.
  • The furthest airport from Geneva International Airport (GVA) is Chatham Islands (CHT), which is nearly antipodal to Geneva International Airport (meaning Geneva International Airport is almost on the exact opposite side of the Earth from Chatham Islands), and is located 12,227 miles (19,678 kilometers) away in Waitangi, Chatham Islands, New Zealand.
  • The closest airport to Geneva International Airport (GVA) is Annemasse Aerodrome (QNJ), which is located only 8 miles (13 kilometers) ESE of GVA.
  • Geneva International Airport, formerly known as Cointrin Airport and officially as Genève Aéroport, is the international airport of Geneva, Switzerland.
  • Geneva airport has two passenger terminals, T1 and T2.
  • The airport has a single concrete runway, which is the longest in Switzerland with a length of 3,900 m, and a smaller, parallel, grass runway for light aircraft.

Map of Nearest Airports from Geneva International Airport:

List of Nearest Airports from Geneva International Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
18.23 miles (13.24 km) ESEAnnemasse Aerodrome (QNJ)Annemasse, FranceView Annemasse Aerodrome on a map Set QNJ as destination Airport Get more information about Annemasse Aerodrome
232.16 miles (51.75 km) NELausanne Airport (QLS)Lausanne, SwitzerlandView Lausanne Airport on a map Set QLS as destination Airport Get more information about Lausanne Airport
338.62 miles (62.15 km) SEMegève Aerodrome (MVV)Megève, FranceView Megève Aerodrome on a map Set MVV as destination Airport Get more information about Megève Aerodrome
439.16 miles (63.02 km) WBourg - Ceyzériat Airport (XBK)Bourg-en-Bresse, FranceView Bourg - Ceyzériat Airport on a map Set XBK as destination Airport Get more information about Bourg - Ceyzériat Airport
542.77 miles (68.83 km) SSWChambéry Airport (CMF)Chambéry, FranceView Chambéry Airport on a map Set CMF as destination Airport Get more information about Chambéry Airport
658.20 miles (93.66 km) ESion Airport (SIR)Sion, SwitzerlandView Sion Airport on a map Set SIR as destination Airport Get more information about Sion Airport
760.77 miles (97.80 km) SWLyon–Saint Exupéry Airport (LYS)Lyon, FranceView Lyon–Saint Exupéry Airport on a map Set LYS as destination Airport Get more information about Lyon–Saint Exupéry Airport
861.67 miles (99.25 km) SSEMéribel Airport (MFX)Meribel, FranceView Méribel Airport on a map Set MFX as destination Airport Get more information about Méribel Airport
963.36 miles (101.96 km) SSECourchevel Airport (CVF)Courchevel, FranceView Courchevel Airport on a map Set CVF as destination Airport Get more information about Courchevel Airport
1064.13 miles (103.21 km) NNWDole - Jura Airport (DLE)Dole, FranceView Dole - Jura Airport on a map Set DLE as destination Airport Get more information about Dole - Jura Airport
1166.29 miles (106.68 km) WSWLyon–Bron Airport (LYN)Lyon, FranceView Lyon–Bron Airport on a map Set LYN as destination Airport Get more information about Lyon–Bron Airport
1266.82 miles (107.54 km) NBesançon - La Vèze Aerodrome (QBQ)Besançon / La Vèze, FranceView Besançon - La Vèze Aerodrome on a map Set QBQ as destination Airport Get more information about Besançon - La Vèze Aerodrome
1369.62 miles (112.05 km) ESEAosta Valley Airport (AOT)Aosta, ItalyView Aosta Valley Airport on a map Set AOT as destination Airport Get more information about Aosta Valley Airport
1471.20 miles (114.58 km) SSWGrenoble–Isère Airport (GNB)Grenoble, FranceView Grenoble–Isère Airport on a map Set GNB as destination Airport Get more information about Grenoble–Isère Airport
1579.50 miles (127.95 km) SAlpe d'Huez Airport (AHZ)Alpe d'Huez, FranceView Alpe d'Huez Airport on a map Set AHZ as destination Airport Get more information about Alpe d'Huez Airport

Map of Furthest Airports from Geneva International Airport:

List of Furthest Airports from Geneva International Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
112,227.39 miles (19,678.03 km) SEChatham Islands (CHT)Waitangi, Chatham Islands, New ZealandView Chatham Islands on a map Set CHT as destination Airport Get more information about Chatham Islands
211,799.72 miles (18,989.76 km) ESEHood Aerodrome (MRO)Masterton, New ZealandView Hood Aerodrome on a map Set MRO as destination Airport Get more information about Hood Aerodrome
311,779.62 miles (18,957.41 km) ESEWellington International Airport (WLG)Wellington, New ZealandView Wellington International Airport on a map Set WLG as destination Airport Get more information about Wellington International Airport
411,776.03 miles (18,951.64 km) SEHawke's Bay Airport (NPE)Napier, New ZealandView Hawke's Bay Airport on a map Set NPE as destination Airport Get more information about Hawke's Bay Airport
511,770.17 miles (18,942.21 km) ESEKapiti Coast Airport (PPQ)Paraparaumu Beach, New ZealandView Kapiti Coast Airport on a map Set PPQ as destination Airport Get more information about Kapiti Coast Airport
611,770.12 miles (18,942.12 km) SEPalmerston North Airport (PMR)Palmerston North, New ZealandView Palmerston North Airport on a map Set PMR as destination Airport Get more information about Palmerston North Airport
711,769.90 miles (18,941.77 km) SEGisborne Airport (GIS)Gisborne, New ZealandView Gisborne Airport on a map Set GIS as destination Airport Get more information about Gisborne Airport
811,765.80 miles (18,935.18 km) ESEKaikoura Aerodrome (KBZ)Kaikoura, New ZealandView Kaikoura Aerodrome on a map Set KBZ as destination Airport Get more information about Kaikoura Aerodrome
911,746.56 miles (18,904.20 km) ESEWoodbourne Airport (BHE)Blenheim, New ZealandView Woodbourne Airport on a map Set BHE as destination Airport Get more information about Woodbourne Airport
1011,746.29 miles (18,903.77 km) EChristchurch International Airport (CHC)Christchurch, New ZealandView Christchurch International Airport on a map Set CHC as destination Airport Get more information about Christchurch International Airport
1111,730.30 miles (18,878.04 km) SEWanganui Airport (WAG)Wanganui, New ZealandView Wanganui Airport on a map Set WAG as destination Airport Get more information about Wanganui Airport
1211,721.08 miles (18,863.20 km) EAshburton Aerodrome (ASG)Ashburton, New ZealandView Ashburton Aerodrome on a map Set ASG as destination Airport Get more information about Ashburton Aerodrome
1311,710.37 miles (18,845.96 km) SETaupo AirportTe Papa Waka Rererangi o Taupō (TUO)Taupo, New ZealandView Taupo AirportTe Papa Waka Rererangi o Taupō on a map Set TUO as destination Airport Get more information about Taupo AirportTe Papa Waka Rererangi o Taupō
1411,710.00 miles (18,845.37 km) ESENelson AirportTe Papa Waka Rererangi o Whakatū (NSN)Nelson, New ZealandView Nelson AirportTe Papa Waka Rererangi o Whakatū on a map Set NSN as destination Airport Get more information about Nelson AirportTe Papa Waka Rererangi o Whakatū
1511,706.23 miles (18,839.31 km) EOamaru Airport (OAM)Oamaru, North Otago, New ZealandView Oamaru Airport on a map Set OAM as destination Airport Get more information about Oamaru Airport