Airports of the World

Airports of the World is a bi-monthly magazine providing the enthusiast with news and features on the global airport scene. Reporting on airports large and small around the world, it includes articles on both major city hubs and smaller regional airports to leisure and low cost airports. Topics covered include current operations, airline operators and future plans.

Airports of the World is no longer available in print format.

On a brighter note, however, your favourite magazine will not disappear completely and, it will be incorporated into Airliner World magazine. Inside you will continue to find all your favourite features relating to airports from across the globe.

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How airports are recouping COVID losses

During March and April of this year, a £5 charge for vehicles dropping off passengers at both of Gatwick’s North and South Terminals was introduced. Are operators really this strapped for cash? Tara Craig examines how some gateways are recouping the dramatic losses of 2020

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Snapshot: The heart and Seoul of South Korea

Seoul’s Gimpo International Airport is the second gateway to the South Korean capital after Incheon and home to a majority of domestic links, including the world’s busiest air route. We join Peter Apsey for an October 2019 visit...

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Inside Birmingham's revolutionary Eurohub terminal

The former Eurohub at Birmingham Airport would have been 30 this year. To mark the occasion, Lee Cross examines the history behind the revolutionary passenger terminal

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A new day dawns: Inside Bahrain's new terminal

The opening of a new passenger terminal at Bahrain International Airport has propelled one of the Arabian Gulf’s oldest gateways into the 21st century, reports Heba Hashem

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UK Visitors: Airports of the World May/June 2021

We present a selection of images of visiting aircraft from airports around the UK.

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Green light: AGS Airports' environmental efforts

Airports rarely get the kudos they deserve for the efforts they are making to be more environmentally friendly. Chris Smith hears how one UK group is leading by example

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Could Cornwall become the location for Europe's first spaceport?

Could a former RAF airfield in the UK’s West Country become the first spaceport in Europe to fly air-launched rocket missions? Nick Spall tracks the horizontal flight plan from airport runway to low Earth orbit and speaks with Melissa Thorpe of Spaceport Cornwall

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The amazing artwork inside Vancouver International

Artworks are often placed to awe and inspire onlookers, but Vancouver International Airport has gone a step further – using art to showcase the rich cultural heritage of the region’s indigenous people. Howard Slutsken visited the Pacific hub to admire the view...

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Key West: The little island that could

Key West – the southernmost city in the continental United States and Pan Am’s birthplace – is bucking all the trends. Chris Sloan charts the airport’s past, present and promising future

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Snapshot: What a show in Guangzhou!

Located in southern China, Guangzhou is one of the country’s largest cities and is served by the new Baiyun Airport, a sleek 21st-century gateway designed to cater for the boom in demand. Peter Apsey visited the busy hub in late 2019, prior to the onset of the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic