Augusta Regional Airport is a small municipal airport, situated around six miles (10km) south of the City of Augusta in Georgia, USA. The airport's business has increased over the last few years and a major expansion project was completed in 2008 in the hope of attracting passengers away from Columbia and Atlanta airports.
Charles de Gaulle (CDG) Airport in Roissy, north of Paris, is undergoing expansion, while recovering from the tragic events of May 2004 when part of the roof of Terminal 2E – the most recent expansion project at the time which opened in June 2003 – collapsed, killing four people and injuring many others.
El Salvador International Airport is the third busiest airport in Central America and the main airport serving the Republic of El Salvador. Located near Comalapa, which is 50km from the capital city San Salvador, the airport is also referred to as Comalapa International Airport and Cuscatlán International Airport.
Gardermoen Airport, near Oslo in Norway, began construction in 1994 to accommodate the expansion in Oslo's air traffic. The location of the airport was controversial, requiring many years of discussion before it was decided to build at its current site. The airport was designed with expansion in mind in order to avoid disputes over moving site in the future.
John C Munro Hamilton International Airport is located in Hamilton, Southern Ontario, Canada. The airport, named after one of the city's prominent leaders John Carr Munro, served as a wartime air force base when it was constructed in the 1940s. It opened to the public as a civil airport after World War II.
King Abdul Aziz International Airport in Jeddah is the third largest and busiest airport of Saudi Arabia. It handled 17.8 million passengers in 2010. The airport is the gateway to Saudi Arabia for a large number of pilgrims. It is close to the cities of Mecca and Medina, two of the holiest sites in Islam.
London Luton Airport (LLA) is one of the biggest airports in the UK. The airport’s operator, London Luton Airport Operations, in association with Luton Borough Council, initiated the redevelopment of passenger terminal at the airport in January 2016. The project was approved by the city council in July 2014.
Lynden Pindling International Airport (LPIA) is the largest airport in the Bahamas. Located 19km from Nassau, LPIA is one of the busiest airports in the Caribbean. In the fiscal year 2011, it handled 3.1 million passengers, and in July 2009, the airport unveiled a major expansion programme to handle the increasing traffic.
Quito is the capital of Ecuador and was earlier served by the old Mariscal Sucre International airport covering an area of 150ha. The old airport was completely surrounded by urban development in the middle of the city, with limited scope for expansion to accommodate growing air traffic in Ecuador, which is increasing due to tourism.
Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose (Kolkata) International Airport is a civil airport located in West Bengal, India, about 17km from the centre of Kolkata (formerly Calcutta), named in the honour of the Bengali Indian patriot Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose. The airport handled around 22 million passengers in 2019-2020.
A new metropolitan international airport in the city of Orotina, Costa Rica, is planned to be built to replace the existing Juan Santamaría International (SJO) Airport. Inaugurated in 1955, the existing airport is capable of handling 3.2 million passengers, but lacks the required infrastructure to serve growing passenger needs.
The second busiest airport in Australia, Victoria's Melbourne Airport commissioned a new domestic terminal in August 2015. The move marks the start of a $1bn phased-expansion announced in 2012 as part of Melbourne Airport's biggest transformation project, which will see an investment of up to $10bn over the next 20 years.
Tijuana International Airport, also known as General Abelardo L Rodríguez International Airport, is the fifth busiest airport in Mexico. It is located 6km away from Tijuana city in Baja California State, Mexico, and it is operated by Grupo Aeroportuario del Pacifico (GAP). In 2012, it handled 3.73 million passengers.