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MLH Airport Information:
|IATA / ICAO Codes:||MLH / LFSB|
|GPS Coordinates:||47°35'24"N by 7°31'45"E|
|Area Served:||Basel, Switzerland
|Elevation:||885 feet (270 meters)|
|# of Runways:||2|
|View all routes:||Routes from MLH|
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Facts about EuroAirport Basel–Mulhouse–Freiburg (MLH):
- EuroAirport Basel–Mulhouse–Freiburg is an international airport 6 km northwest of Basel, 22 km southeast of Mulhouse, and 70 km south of Freiburg im Breisgau.
- EuroAirport Basel–Mulhouse–Freiburg (MLH) has 2 runways.
- EuroAirport Basel–Mulhouse–Freiburg handled 5,880,771 passengers last year.
- The closest airport to EuroAirport Basel–Mulhouse–Freiburg (MLH) is EuroAirport Basel–Mulhouse–Freiburg (BSL), which is located only 0 mile (0 kilometer) N of MLH.
- Prior to the formation of Swiss International Air Lines, the regional airline Crossair was headquartered on the grounds of EuroAirport.
- In 1946 talks resumed and it was agreed that an airport would be built 4 kilometres north of Blotzheim, France.
- Because of EuroAirport Basel–Mulhouse–Freiburg's relatively low elevation of 885 feet, planes can take off or land at EuroAirport Basel–Mulhouse–Freiburg at a lower air speed than at airports located at a higher elevation. This is because the air density is higher closer to sea level than it would otherwise be at higher elevations.
- The furthest airport from EuroAirport Basel–Mulhouse–Freiburg (MLH) is Chatham Islands (CHT), which is nearly antipodal to EuroAirport Basel–Mulhouse–Freiburg (meaning EuroAirport Basel–Mulhouse–Freiburg is almost on the exact opposite side of the Earth from Chatham Islands), and is located 12,113 miles (19,493 kilometers) away in Waitangi, Chatham Islands, New Zealand.
- The airport is connected to motorway A3 which leads from Basel to the southeast of Switzerland passing Zürich.
- In addition to being known as "EuroAirport Basel–Mulhouse–Freiburg", other names for MLH include "Aéroport de Bâle-Mulhouse", "Flughafen Basel-Mülhausen" and "BSL, MLH".
- Between autumn 1951 and spring 1953, the east–west runway was extended to 1,600 metres and the "Zollfreistrasse" was constructed, allowing access from Basel to the departure terminal without passing through French border controls.