Geneva (GVA) Airport
Geneva GVA Airport Overview
GVA Airport is located in part in Meyrin and in part in Grand-Saconnex, only 4 km from the city center of Geneva. Its northern perimeter runs along the Swiss-French border, making the Airport accessible from both countries. Passengers arriving from, or departing to, France do not need to go through Swiss customs and immigration control, as long as they remain in the French sector of the Airport.
With an extra-long runway of 3,900 meters, and serving nearly 15 million travelers per year, Geneva International Airport is hub for EasyJet Switzerland & secondary hub to Swiss International Airlines, and it is served by a myriad of international airlines offering direct and connecting flights to all points of the globe.
NOTE: Easy-Jet customers with no luggage to check in can now use on-line check-in, up to 30 days in advance or 2 hours prior to departure. Otherwise you need to check in at the counters; however, there is a dedicated counter for those who purchsed Speedy Boarding option and for members of 'easyJet Plus'.
Geneva International has only one Main passenger terminal 'T1', while the old T2 serves winter-sport departures.
Present & future Airport developments: 1. A new Terminal - presently under construction and to be completed by 2015 - is to to accommodate seven widebodied aircraft simultaneously, with an A380-capable gate.
2. In Fall 2014, approval was obtained to build a new East Wing, replacing the current facility.
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- Website for Geneva: http://www.gva.ch
- Contact: http://www.gva.ch/en/desktopdefault.aspx/tabid-217/
- Phone: +41 22 717 7111