Airports of the World - Sep/Oct 2016

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Chris Frame reports on the transformation of Western Australia’s hub.

A Day in the Life of a Station Manager
Tony Mallet chats to Marc Burns about his job as a station manager for

Istanbul New Airport
Ronald Kuhlmann provides an update on progress at Turkey’s biggest construction site.

Kota Bharu
Sebastian Schmitz pays a visit to a growing regional airport in Malaysia.

At the end of a bumpy one-hour ride across Baffin Island in an ATR 42, there is a small airport surrounded by some stunning scenery, as Sebastian Schmitz found out.

Lyon Saint-Exupéry
Editor Andy Martin travels to the southeast of France to discover how a new command centre and an additional terminal are helping the airport fight competition from high-speed railways.

Berlin Schönefeld
The former Central Airport of the German Democratic Republic should have been replaced by Brandenburg before now. Luigi Valero examines how it is coping with increasing traffic, while Germany’s flagship airport project faces continuing delays.

Helsinki Malmi
Under threat of closure to make way for new homes, Marjo Cunningham visits Helsinki’s first airport during what may be its final fly-in event.


Detailed news coverage from the global airport scene.

Centre Spread
A stunning visual scene from the world of airports.

Inspiration at the Airport
In the first of a regular series examining what is new and exciting in airports, Tony Mallet reviews the latest air traffic control systems being deployed at Leeds Bradford.

UK Airport Visitors
Our readers’ gallery, featuring a selection of the more interesting aircraft that have recently visited UK airports.

Snapshot – Saint Croix
Thirty-seven years ago, Ron Mak and his camera were on a small island in the US Virgin Islands.

We explain some of the abbreviations and acronyms that regularly appear in the pages of Airports of the World.