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Airport Of The Week: Alternative airports in the USA

February 2nd, 2010

Secondary or alternative airports are very popular mainly within people who travel a lot with low cost airlines. Such airports have lower fees and that’s why the final price of airline tickets can be lower. Moreover, you can find great deals to nearby airports during peak season.

Thanks to the fact that secondary or alternative aiports are usually smaller you can faster get in and out of the airport. And what is really great is that there won’t be such crowds as at the main or bigger airports. Let’s have a small look at some of them.

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Airport Of The Week, Airports, North America

Airport of the week: Malmo Sturup Airport (MMX)

October 22nd, 2009

Malmo Sturup Airport (IATA code: MMX) is one of less known airports. It is located 28 kilometres from Swedish Malmo and 55 kilometres from the capital of Denmark – Copenhagen. Malmo Sturup Airport is not served by many airlines however it is very important as secondary airport for some of them (e.g. WizzAir).More and more turists fly to this airport thanks to lower taxes and budget flights.

Malmo Sturup Airport (MMX) is accessible by buses (Flygbussarna Airport coaches serves Airport – downtown Malmö and Airport – Lund, Gråhundbus serves Airport – Copenhagen). Passengers can also rent a car via many car rentals (e.g. Avis, Europcar, Hertz, Sixt, Mabi) or pay for taxi (taxi ranks are available in front of the airport).

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Airport Of The Week, Airports

Airport of the week: Airport Girona Barcelona (GRO)

October 7th, 2009

Airport Girona Barcelona (also known as Girona-Costa Brava Airport, IATA code: GRO) is one of less known airports. It is located 12 kilometres south of Girona and 92 kilometres from Barcelona. Girona Barcelona Airport is served by many traditional and low cost airlines (e.g. Ryanair, Jetairfly, Transavia) because it serves as a secondary airport. More and more turists fly to this airport thanks to lower taxes and budget flights.

Airport Girona Barcelona is accessible by buses (there are lines connecting Airport Girona with many places, e.g. Andorra Line, Barcelona Line, Costa Brava Centre, Costa Brava Norte route, Costa Brava South Route, Girona Line). Passengers can also rent a car via many car rentals (e.g. Atesa, AurigaCrown Car Hire, Avis, Europcar, Goldcar Europa, Hertz) or pay for taxi (taxi ranks are available in front of the airport).

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Airlines, Airport Of The Week, Airports, Europe, Jetairfly, Ryanair, Transavia

Airport of the week: Oslo Gardermoen Airport (OSL)

September 30th, 2009

Airport Oslo Gardermoen (IATA code: OSL) is one of the largest Norwegian airports. It is located 47 kilometres north of Oslo. Oslo Gardermoen Airport is served by many traditional and low cost airlines (e.g. Norwegian, Air Berlin, Brussels Airlines) because it serves as a secondary airport.

Oslo Gardermoen Airport is accessible by trains (The Airport Express Train – Flytoget, NSB Regional and Local trains), by buses (e.g. Stor-Oslo Lokaltrafikk, Airport Express Coach, Flybussekspressen, Nettbuss).

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Airport Of The Week, Airports, Europe

Airport of the week: Venice Treviso Airport

September 23rd, 2009

Airport Venice Treviso (IATA code: TSF) is a small airport located close to cities Aachen and Venice. Venice Treviso Airport is served from single terminal mainly by low cost airlines (e.g. Ryanair, GermanWings) because it serves as a secondary airport.

Venice Treviso Airport is accessible by buses. There are three main companies serving at the airtport: ACTT (buses from Venice Treviso Airport to Treviso Railway station), ATVO (buses from Airport – Mestre to Airport – Venice) and SITA (buses from Treviso – Airport to Padova). Passengers can also rent a car via many car rentals (e.g. AutoEuropa, AutoServizi Maggiore, Avis, Europcar Italia, Hertz, Sixt) or pay for taxi (taxi ranks are available in front of the airport – e.g. Radio taxi).

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Airlines, Airport Of The Week, Airports, GermanWings, Ryanair

Airport of the week: Dusseldorf Weeze Airport

September 15th, 2009

Airport Düsseldorf Weeze (known also as Niederrhein Airport, IATA code: NRN) is a small airport located in Weeze approximately 50 km north of Düsseldorf.  The airport has been used for civil aviation since 2003. It is served mainly by low cost airlines (e.g. Ryanair) because it serves as a secondary airport.

Dusseldorf Weeze Airport is accessible by trains (Regional express RE10 to Weeze Railway Station or Kevelaer Railway Station) and shuttle buses (service between Weeze and Kevelaer train stations). Passengers can also rent a car via many car rentals (e.g. Hertz, Avis, Sixt, Europcar, Mietwagen Achten) or pay for taxi (e.g. Mietwagen Hottgenroth, Taxi Cox, Taxi Vogt, Taxi Wolf, Taxi Tünnißen).

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Airlines, Airport Of The Week, Airports, Europe, Ryanair

NEW! Airport of the week: Oslo Rygge Airport

September 8th, 2009

Oslo Rygge Airport (known also as Moss Airport, IATA code: RYG) is located near Rygge in south-eastern Norway approximately 60 km from Oslo. Although the airport has only single terminal building it is quite busy thanks to low cost and charter airlines operating their flights to Oslo at this airport (e.g. Ryanair, Norwegian).

The airport is accessible by NSBs regional train, Rygge-Ekspressen and Local Airport Coach – Flybuss Ryggeeven and what is really interesting it is even accessible for pedestrians and cyclists using the pedestrian and bicycle path following the access road to the airport. Passengers can also rent a car via many car rentals (e.g. Avis, Budget, Europcar, Hertz, Sixt) or pay for taxi which can be found  just outside the terminal building.

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Airlines, Airport Of The Week, Airports, Europe, Norwegian, Other, Ryanair