Geneva Airport's grand plans

Once a quirky hodgepodge of terminal design, the Swiss facility is currently undergoing transformative works, as Matteo Legnani reports

Geneva
In 2021, Geneva welcomed 5,923,035 passengers, a 67% drop on pre-crisis levels, but an improvement on 2020
MATTEO LEGNANI
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The site has been a centre for aviation in the region for more than 100 years
GENÈVE AÉROPORT
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A busy day on the apron at Geneva Airport in 1958
GENÈVE AÉROPORT

Walking through Geneva Airport (GVA) today is akin to travelling through five decades of passenger terminal evolution, but this fascinating setup won’t last for much longer – a major part of the existing building will be replaced by 2032.

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