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.

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Airports of the World is a bi-monthly magazine which provides an in-depth look at the layout, activities, aircraft, airlines and people at a wide selection of the world's airports.

Airports of the World is packed with:

  • Comprehensive up to the minute news
  • Features on airports from around the world
  • Real life stories from airport staff - behind the scenes
  • The history of airports
  • Best places to spot aircraft in and around the airport
  • Travel tips - places to visit in the vicinity
  • Interviews with key industry personnel
  • The latest technological innovations
  • The modern airport as a small town - shopping, relaxation, entertainment, eating and drinking
  • Future developments
  • Reviews of related products, books and DVDs

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Airports of the World Issue 93 - January-February 2021

Welcome to Airports of the World Issue 93 - January-February 2021

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Airports of the World Issue 92 - November-December 2020

Welcome to Airports of the World Issue 92 - November-December 2020

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Airports of the World Issue 91 - September-October 2020

Welcome to Airports of the World Issue 91 - September-October 2020

Latest Articles

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The ultimate guide to airport hotel plane spotting

For most guests, a hotel is a place for rest and relaxation. But for many aviation enthusiasts, it’s the promise of a glimpse of airline traffic at some of the world’s busiest airports that leaves them eager to book a room. Tom Batchelor finds out more

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Airports of the World Jul/Aug 21: UK Visitors

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

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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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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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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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Snapshot: Pacific perfection on transborder travels

Regular contributor Ron Mak recalls the Pacific Northwest in 1980 during a transborder adventure that stopped at Seattle’s Tacoma gateway in the USA before crossing into Canada for a whistle-stop tour of British Columbia

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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

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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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Roskilde Airport: Small but perfectly formed

Roskilde Airport is significantly smaller than big brother Kastrup, but this compact facility has carved out a place for itself at the heart of general aviation in Denmark, finds Sebastian Schmitz

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Runway to the stars: Spaceport Cornwall's vision for UK-based space exploration

Spaceport Cornwall’s Mel Thorpe outlines her exciting vision for air-launched exploration from UK soil

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Magazine Contacts 

Group Editor

Gordon Smith

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Assistant Editor

Martin Needham

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Designer

Andy O'Neil and Lee Howson

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