Airports of the World - Mar-Apr 2017

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Detailed news coverage from the global airport scene.

Centre Spread
A stunning image from the world of airports - Frankfurt Terminal 1 from the air.

Snapshot - Athens Hellinikon
The old airport in Athens was where European and Middle Eastern aviation cultures met, and was revered by aviation enthusiasts. Ron Mak visited the Greek capital in 1973, when the viewing deck was still open.

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

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

Getting Closer to London City
Andy Martin heads to East London to find out about the Docklands success story, and learn more about its forthcoming £344m expansion.

Luigi Vallero experiences the food and wine - and a small airport - in Dordogne, France.

Stunning Sydney
Chris Frame follows Captain James Cook’s footsteps to explore Australia’s busiest airport, on the southern shores of Botany Bay.

An airport once expected to become one of the largest in the world is now little more than a runway in the middle of the Florida Everglades. Matteo Legnani finds out why.

The small downtown airport serving the Icelandic capital is steeped in history but faces an uncertain future. Martyn Cartledge donned his cold-weather clothes and took a tour.

Fighting extreme winter weather to keep aircraft flying is critical when an airport is less than 450 miles south of the Arctic Circle. Tony Mallett talks snow business with the dedicated team managing Finavia’s runway clearance programme.

California Dreaming
Sebastian Schmitz visited Merced, a small airport in central California which proudly proclaims to be the gateway to Yosemite National Park.

A Tale of Three Airports
São Paulo in Brazil is a sprawling metropolis of 32m people and one of the largest trading centres in Latin America. Renato Serra Fonseca outlines the intertwined history of its airports, which handle around 75m passengers every year.

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