Copenhagen-Kastrup Airport ,also known as Kastrup, is one of the biggest airports in the Scandinavian region, and one of the busiest airports serving passengers headed to the Nordic countries. Situated on the Amager area, just 5 miles south of downtown Copenhagen and 15 miles west of the heart of the Malmo city, Copenhagen-Kastrup Airport is easily accessible from the motorway (E20), the Copenhagen metro along with the bus and rail routes .
Preliminary figures for 2012 suggest that about 21.5 million passengers used the busiest airport in whole of Scandinavia even though the number of domestic passengers was much lesser at 2 million. Consistently voted as one of the best airports in Europe by various travel magazines the world over, Copenhagen-Kastrup Airport is a very efficient airport, which boasts of world-class facilities and amenities.
Airlines and Destinations
Scandinavian Airlines System (SAS) operates flights to this airport, even though it is a major gateway for Norwegian Air Shuttle, Cimber Sterling etc.
The Copenhagen-Kastrup Airport operates several flights from more than 60 leading airlines, thus serving more than 60000 passengers every day. With room for over 100 planes, this airport connects to all the major hubs located in and around Europe. With airlines such as –Air Canada to Canada, Air Greenland to Kangerlussuaq, Air Serbia to Belgrade, Qatar Airways to Doha, Thai Airways to Bangkok, Singapore Airlines to Singapore, Croatia Airlines to Croatia– going to these destinations, passengers can reach their destinations, quickly and comfortably.
Terminals and Facilities
The Copenhagen-Kastrup Airport has three terminals to serve all of its passengers, with Terminal 1 operating domestic flights, and Terminal 2 and 3 handling international flights. Terminal 2 and 3 have several money and currency exchange facilities, self service internet kiosks and ATMs among others. The business lounge in Terminal 3 features a conference room, several meeting rooms and a VIP room with space for nearly 50 delegates. The rest of the Terminal plays host to a number of big retail shops such as Ralph Lauren, Gucci, Burberry, and artful shops like Illums Bolighus where you can buy ornamental Danish glassware. Even shoppers on a limited budget will find small kiosks and convenience stores and duty free shops here.