Airports of the World - January/February 2007

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Features

Syracuse Hancock International
Syracuse Hancock International is typical of many mid-sized US regional airports but one with its own unique offerings, not least an unusual educational exhibit. Mark Nicholls pays a visit.

Stobart Air - Big Plans for Carlisle
The Editor visits Carlisle Airport, which is set to become the centre of Stobarts multi-modal transport empire.

Competition
Your chance to win a unique prize with Eddie Stobart.

Clearing the Air
In spite of the airline/airports industry's efforts to burn less fuel, aviation kerosene is set to take an increasing share of global oil demand and potentially produce more greenhouse gases. Tony Wills and the Editor examine the problem.

Gothenburg Landvetter - The Alternate Gateway to Sweden
Marco Finelli reports from Gothenburg Landvetter which is rapidly becoming a major cargo gateway to western Sweden as well as an important part of the region's transport network.

Jewel in the Gulf of Thailand
Levent Bergkotte writes from Samui Airport, serving the thriving tourist destination of Samui Island that is enjoying increasing popularity.

Rotterdam - Not in the Shadow of Amsterdam
Matt Falcus examines the increasing popularity of Rotterdam Airport which, despite its success, has an uncertain future.

Limoges
With a brand new terminal and a growing network of scheduled services, Limoges Airport is one of the new breed of French regional airports that does not depend on feeder services to Paris. Eryl Crump reports from Limousin.

Vágar: gateway to the Faroe Islands
Luigi Vallero reports from Denmark's northern outpost in the Faroes, an area which relies heavily on air transport.

Samedan - Europe's Highest Airport
Geoff Jones ascends to Europe's airport at Samedan which serves some of Switzerland's most exotic winter sports resorts.

Tivat - Gateway to Montenegro's Adriatic
David Oliver discovers that Montenegro's Tivat Airport is emerging from a troubled past and looking forward to a more certain future.



Regulars

News
Detailed news coverage from the global airport scene.

Historic Spot - Frankfurt Rhein-Main
Alan Lord charts the history of Germany's busiest airport, one that remains a popular destination for aviation buffs from around the world.

Airport Tech - Keeping Airports Safe
Even the smallest incident at an airport could have serious consequences but as Bruce Hales-Dutton investigates, both regulation and safety culture minimise the risks.

UK Airport Movements
Selected traffic movements from around the UK, courtesy of LAASI.