As the RoyalSP Aviation Alliance grows and grows we obviously got more members from airports from around the world. In this chart we listed where our members go spotting and come from.
Berlin Tegel "Otto Lilienthal" (IATA:TXL, ICAO: EDDT) is the main international airport of Berlin, the federal capital of Germany. The airport is named after Otto Lilienthal and is the fourth busiest airport in Germany with just over 20.7 million passengers in 2014. The airport is a hub for Air Berlin and serves as a base for Germanwings.
Frankfurt Airport (IATA: FRA, ICAO: EDDF) is a major international airport located in Frankfurt, the fifth-largest city of Germany and one of the world's leading financial centres. It's the biggest airport in Germany with 61 million passengers in 2016 and serves as the main hub for Lufthansa, Condor and Aerologic.
Munich Airport (IATA: MUC, ICAO: EDDM), is an international airport near Munich, the capital of Bavaria. It is the second busiest airport in Germany in terms of passenger traffic behind Frankfurt Airport and the seventh-busiest airport in Europe, handling 42 million passengers in 2016.
Hamburg Airport (IATA: HAM, ICAO: EDDH), is the international airport of Hamburg, the second-largest city in Germany. It serves as a base for Germanwings, Condor and easyJet. Hamburg Airport is the fifth-busiest of Germany's commercial airports measured by the number of passengers and counted 16,223,968 passengers and 160,904 aircraft movements in 2016 and is named after Helmut Schmidt.
Düsseldorf Airport (IATA: DUS, ICAO: EDDL) is the international airport of Düsseldorf, the capital of the German state North Rhine-Westphalia. It's the third biggest airport in Germany behind Frankfurt and Munich and serves as a base for Air Berlin and Eurowings.
Zürich Airport (IATA: ZRH, ICAO: LSZH), also known as Kloten Airport, is the largest international airport of Switzerland and the hub of Swiss, Edelweiss, Germania Flug and Helvetic Airways. It serves Zürich, Switzerland's largest city, and, with its surface transport links, much of the rest of the country.
Leipzig/Halle Airport (IATA: LEJ, ICAL: EDDP) is an international airport located in Schkeuditz,Saxony and serves both Leipzig, Saxony and Halle, Saxony-Anhalt. It serves 2,2 million passengers and 1,1 tonnes of freight a year and is a base for AeroLogic and DHL.
Palma de Mallorca Airport (IATA: PMI, ICAO: LEPA) is an international airport and the third largest airport in Spain, after Madrid-Barajas and Barcelona. During the summer months it is one of the busiest airports in Europe, and was used by 26.2 million passengers in 2016. The airport is the main base for the Spanish carrier Air Europa and also a focus airport for Ryanair, EasyJet and Vueling
Brisbane Airport (IATA: BNE, ICAO: YBBN) is the primary international airport serving Brisbane and South East Queensland. It is the third busiest Australian airport by aircraft movements. The airport services 31 airlines flying to 50 domestic and 29 international destinations, in total amounting in more than 22.7 million passengers who travelled through the airport in 2016.
Miami International Airport (IATA: MIA, ICAO:KMIA), also known as Wilcox Field, is the primary airport serving the Miami area. It's the 30st biggest airport in the world with 44 million passengers a year. It serves as a base for American Airlines, Eastern Air Lines, Xtra Airways, Atlas Air, UPS Airlines and FedEx Express.
Fort Lauderdale–Hollywood International Airport (IATA: FLL, ICAO: KFLL) is bounded by the cities Fort Lauderdale, Hollywood and Dania Beach, three miles (5 km) southwest of downtown Fort Lauderdale. The airport is near cruise line terminals at Port Everglades and is popular among tourists bound for the Carribean. Since the late 1990s, FLL has become an intercontinental gateway, although Miami International Airport still handles most long-haul flights. It serves as a base for Spirit Airlines, Silver Airways and Tropic Ocean Airways.
Los Angeles International Airport (IATA:LAX, ICAO: KLAX) is the largest and busiest airport in the Greater Los Angeles Area and the state of California, the second busiest airport in the United States, as well as one of the international airports in the world. It is the only airport in the world to serve as a hub for five major airlines, Alaska Airlines, United Airlines, American Airlines, Delta Airlines and Atlas Air.
Soekarno–Hatta International Airport (IATA: CGK, ICAO: WIII), abbreviated SHIA or Soetta, is the primary airport serving the Greater Jakarta Area on the island of Java in Indonesia. Named after the first president and vice-president of Indonesia,Soekarno and Mohammad Hatta, the airport is located at Bends, Tangerang, approximately 20 km northwest of central Jakarta.
Friedrichshafen Airport (German: Flughafen Friedrichshafen, IATA: FDH, ICAO: EDNY; also known as Bodensee Airport Friedrichshafen) is a minor international airport, 1.9 miles (3 km) north of Friedrichshafen, Germany, on the banks of Lake Constance (German:Bodensee). It is the third biggest airport in the German state of Baden-Württemberg after Stuttgart and Karlsruhe/Baden-Baden and served 559,985 passengers in 2015.
Alicante–Elche Airport (Spanish: Aeropuerto de Alicante-Elche, (IATA: ALC, ICAO: LEAL), originally named El Altet, is the fifth busiest airport in Spain based on passenger numbers, and the main airport serving the Valencian Community and the Region of Murcia.
Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport (IATA: CVG, ICAO: KCVG) is a public international airport located in Hebron, Kentucky, United States. It serves the Greater Cincinnati metropolitan area. The airport's code, CVG, comes from the nearest major city at the time of its opening, Covington,Kentucky. CVG covers an area of 7,000 acres (28.3 km2).
Hannover Airport (IATA: HAJ, ICAO: EDDV) is the international airport of Hannover (English:Hanover), the capital of the German state ofLower Saxony. It is the ninth largest airport in Germany and located in Langenhagen, 11 km (6.8 mi) north of the center of Hannover. The airport features flights to European metropolitan and leisure destinations and serves as a base for Eurowings, Condor,SunExpress Deutschland and TUIfly.
Hong Kong International Airport (IATA:HKG, ICAO: VHHH) is the main airport in Hong Kong. It is located on the island of Chek Lap Kok, which largely comprises land reclaimedfor the construction of the airport itself. It serves 70,5 million passengers a year.
Chicago O'Hare International Airport (IATA:ORD, ICAO: KORD) is an international airport located on the Far Northwest Side of Chicago, Illinois, 17 miles (27 km) northwest of the Loop. It serves as a base for American Airlines, United Airlines and Air Choice One.
O'Hare was the busiest airport in the world by the number of takeoffs and landings in 2014, ahead of Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, which held the title from 2005 to 2013; however, it lost that title to Atlanta a year later.
Sabiha Gökçen International Airport (IATA:SAW, ICAO: LTFJ) is one of the two international airports serving Istanbul, the largest city in Turkey, the other being Atatürk Airport. Located 35 km (22 mi) southeast of central Istanbul, Sabiha Gökçen is on theAsian side of the bi-continental city and serves as the hub for Pegasus Airlines as well as a base for Turkish Airlines and Borajet.
Leeuwarden Air Base (Dutch: Vliegbasis Leeuwarden) is a military airbase used by theRoyal Netherlands Air Force (RNLAF), (IATA:LWR, ICAO: EHLW). The airbase is one of the two F-16 Fighting Falcon bases of the RNLAF. The airbase lies northwest of the capital ofFriesland, Leeuwarden.
Helsinki-Vantaa Airport (IATA: HEL, ICAO:EFHK) is the main international airport of the Helsinkimetropolitan region. The airport is located in the city of Vantaa, about 5 kilometres (3 mi) west of Tikkurila, the administrative center of Vantaa and 9.2 NM (17.0 km; 10.6 mi) north of Helsinki city center. The airport is operated by Finavia.
Vienna International Airport (IATA: VIE, ICAO:LOWW) is the international airport of Vienna, the capital of Austria, located in Schwechat, 18 km (11 mi) southeast of central Vienna and 57 km west of Bratislava. It is the country's biggest airport and serves as the hub for Austrian Airlines and a base for Eurowings and Niki. It is capable of handling wide-body aircraft up to the Airbus A380.
Kansai International Airport (IATA: KIX, ICAO: RJBB) is an international airport located on anartificial island in the middle of Osaka Bay. The airport serves as an international hub for All Nippon Airways, Japan Airlines, and Nippon Cargo Airlines, and also serves as a hub for Peach, the first international low-cost carrier in Japan.
Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (IATA:NBO, ICAO: HKJK) is an international airport inNairobi, the capital of and largest city inKenya. Located in the Embakasi suburb 15 kilometres (9 mi) southeast of Nairobi's central business district, the airport has scheduled flights to destinations in over 50 countries. The airport is named after Jomo Kenyatta, Kenya's first president and prime minister. The airport served over 7 million passengers in 2016, making it the seventh busiest airport in passenger traffic on the continent.
İzmir Adnan Menderes Airport (IATA:ADB, ICAO: LTBJ) is an international airportserving İzmir and most of the surroundingprovince in Turkey. It is named after former Turkish prime minister Adnan Menderes.
Itami Airport (IATA:ITM, ICAO: RJOO), officially known as Osaka International Airport is the primary domestic airportfor the Kansai region of Japan, including the major cities of Osaka, Kyoto and Kobe. It is classified as a first class airport.
Weeze Airport (IATA: NRN, ICAO: EDLV), less commonly known as Niederrhein Airport, is a minor international airport in the Lower Rhine region of Germany. It is mostly used by low-cost carriers, especially Ryanair. The airport is situated 3.7 km (2.3 mi) southwest of the municipality of Weeze.
Heathrow Airport (also known as London Heathrow) (IATA: LHR, ICAO: EGLL) is a major international airport in London, United Kingdom. Heathrow is the second busiest airport in the world by international passenger traffic (surpassed by Dubai International in 2014), as well as the busiest airport in Europe by passenger traffic, and the seventh busiest airport in the world by total passenger traffic. In 2016, it handled a record 75.7 million passengers, a 1.0% increase from 2015.
Kualanamu International Airport (IATA:KNO, ICAO: WIMM) is an international airport serving Medan, Indonesia. It is located in Deli Serdang regency, 26 km east of downtown Medan. Kualanamu is the fifth busiest airport in Indonesia (after Soekarno–Hatta, Ngurah Rai, Juanda and Hasanuddin).
Flugplatz Biberach, (ICAO: EDMB) is a small airfield near Biberach, Baden-Württemberg.
Nuremberg Airport (IATA: NUE, ICAO: EDDN), German: Albrecht Dürer Flughafen Nürnberg, is the international airport of the Franconianmetropolitan area of Nuremberg and the second-busiest airport in Bavaria after Munich Airport. With about 3.3 million passengers handled in 2013, it is Germany's 10th biggest airport.
Tallinn Airport (Estonian: Tallinna lennujaam,IATA: TLL, ICAO: EETN) is the largest airport inEstonia and serves as a hub for the national airline Nordica, as well as the secondary hub for AirBaltic and LOT Polish Airlines. It was also the home base of the now defunct national airline Estonian Air. Tallinn Airport is open to both domestic and international flights.
Birmingham Airport (IATA: BHX, ICAO: EGBB), before Elmdon Airport is an international airport located 5.5 nautical miles (10.2 km; 6.3 mi) east southeast of Birmingham city centre, at Bickenhill in Solihull, England and serves as a hub for FlyBe.
Lanzarote Airport (IATA: ACE, ICAO: GCRR) (Spanish: Aeropuerto de Lanzarote), also known as Arrecife Airport, is the airportserving the island of Lanzarote in the Canary Islands. The airport is located in San Bartolomé, Las Palmas, 5 kilometres (3.1 mi) southwest of the town of Arrecife. It handles flights to many European airports, with hundreds of thousands of tourists each year, as well as domestic flights to other Spanish airports. It handled 5,883,039 passengers in 2014.
Montréal Airport (IATA: YUL, ICAO: CYUL) is a Canadian airport located on the Island of Montreal, 20 km (12 mi) from Downtown Montreal. It is an international airport serving Greater Montreal and adjacent regions in Quebec, eastern Ontario, Vermont, and northern New York. The airport is named in honour of Pierre Elliott Trudeau, the 15th Prime Minister of Canada and father of current Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.
Murtala Muhammed International Airport(MMIA) (IATA: LOS, ICAO: DNMM) is aninternational airport located in Ikeja, Lagos State, Nigeria, and is the major airport serving the entire state. The airport was initially built during World War II and is named afterMurtala Muhammed, the 4th military ruler of Nigeria.
London Luton Airport (IATA: LTN, ICAO:EGGW), previously called Luton International Airport, is an international airport located 1.5 nautical miles (2.8 km; 1.7 mi) east of the town centre in the Borough of Luton in Bedfordshire, England, and is 25.2 NM (46.7 km; 29.0 mi) north of Central London. 2016, over 14.6 million passengers passed through the airport, a record total for Luton making it the fifth busiest airport in the UK.
CLT, ICAO: KCLT, FAA LID: CLT) is a joint civil-military public international airport located in Charlotte, North Carolina, United States. Established in 1935 as Charlotte Municipal Airport, in 1954 the airport was renamed Douglas Municipal Airport after former Charlotte mayor Ben Elbert Douglas, Sr. The airport gained its current name in 1982 and, as of September 2017, it is the second largest hub for American Airlines after Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport, with service to 161 domestic and international destinations.
Toronto Pearson International Airport (IATA:YYZ, ICAO: CYYZ), officially named Lester B. Pearson International Airport (frequently shortened to Toronto Pearson, Pearson Airport, or simply Pearson), is an international airport serving the city of Toronto, Ontario, Canada, the Greater Toronto Area, and the Golden Horseshoe, an urban agglomeration of 9.2 million people. The airport is located 22.5 km (14.0 mi) northwest of Downtown Toronto.
Singapore Changi Airport (IATA: SIN, ICAO:WSSS), or simply Changi Airport, is the primary civilian airport for Singapore, and one of the largest transportation hubs in Southeast Asia. It is currently rated the World's Best Airport by Skytrax, for the fifth consecutive year (Skytrax's World's Best Airport 2013–2017) and is one of the world's busiest airports by international passenger and cargo traffic. The airport is located in Changi, at the eastern end of Singapore, approximately 17.2 kilometres (10.7 mi) northeast Marina Bay.
East Midlands Airport (IATA: EMA, ICAO:EGNX) is an international airport in the East Midlands of England, located in Leicestershire close to Castle Donington.
East Midlands Airport has established itself as a hub for low fare airlines such as Jet2.com and Ryanair and tour operators like TUI Airways which serve a range of domestic and European short-haul destinations. It is also a base for BMI Regional, Flybe, and Thomas Cook Airlines.
Málaga Airport (IATA: AGP, ICAO: LEMG), officially Málaga–Costa del Sol Airport (Spanish: Aeropuerto de Málaga-Costa del Sol) since June 2011, is the fourth busiest airport in Spain after Madrid–Barajas,Barcelona and Palma de Mallorca. It is an important airport for Spanish tourism as it is the main international airport serving the Costa del Sol.
Linköping City Airport (IATA: LPI, ICAO:ESSL), is situated in Linköping, Sweden. The airport is shared between the civil aviation and Saab. Among daily operated historic destinations are Stockholm-Arlanda, cancelled October 2008, and Copenhagen, cancelled January 2017. Now only KLM is flying daily from Amsterdam to Linköping.