hamlet Heath Row
The name Heathrow is named after the ancient hamlet Heath Row, upon where the airport is now built.
Its name derives from the Old English gāt (goat) and wīc (dairy farm); i.e. "goat farm". 12 July 1841: The London and Brighton Railway opened, and ran near Gatwick Manor. 1890: The descendants of the original owners sold the area to the newly established Gatwick Race Course Company.
London Heathrow Airport
While the facility is a well-known hub, not everyone knows that Heathrow Airport was initially called 'London Airport' before its current name was adopted in 1966.
The 30 biggest airports in the United Kingdom
|London Heathrow Airport
|London Gatwick Airport
|Birmingham International Airport
Alexander S. Pushkin
The airport is now officially named Sheremetyevo Alexander S. Pushkin International Airport.
Lindbergh Field (San Diego).
The common term for beautiful San Diego's international airport is Lindbergh Field, named after the famous pilot Charles Lindbergh. Lindbergh is well-known.
statesman Charles de Gaulle
Opened in 1974, it is in Roissy-en-France, 23 km (14 mi) northeast of Paris and is named after World War II statesman Charles de Gaulle (1890–1970), whose initials (CDG) are used as its IATA airport code.
1949: Chicago City Council renames Orchard Field as Chicago O'Hare International Airport (O'Hare) to honor naval aviator Lieutenant Commander Edward H. “Butch” O'Hare, a Medal of Honor recipient from Chicago.
List of all Airports in India named after famous Persons
|Rajiv Gandhi International Airport
|Lal Bahadur Shastri International Airport
|Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport
|Indira Gandhi International Airport
Lester B. Pearson International Airport
The airport was renamed Lester B. Pearson International Airport in 1984, in honour of Lester B. Pearson, the fourteenth Prime Minister of Canada and recipient of the 1957 Nobel Peace Prize. Operationally, the airport is often referred to as Toronto Pearson.
London Heathrow is the busiest airport in the UK and in Europe and one of the busiest in the world.
politician Humberto Delgado
The Main Portugal Airport at a Glance
The airport was initially called Lisbon International Airport or simplest, Portela Airport since it is located in the Portela region. However, in 2015 it was renamed after the great Portuguese politician Humberto Delgado.
Belgrade Nikola Tesla Airport
Belgrade Nikola Tesla Airport or Belgrade Airport is an international airport serving Belgrade, Serbia. It is the largest and busiest airport in Serbia, situated 18 km west of downtown Belgrade near the suburb of Surčin, surrounded by fertile lowlands.
General Charles de Gaulle
The airport is named after General Charles de Gaulle, wartime leader of the Free French and later President of France. It is owned by the Aéroports de Paris group together with Paris Orly Airport.
The airport is named after Marco Polo and serves as a base for Volotea, Ryanair, Wizz Air and easyJet.
On Dec. 24, 1963, U.S. Sen. Ted Kennedy and Jean Kennedy Smith honored the memory of their brother, President Kennedy, during a ceremony at the old International Arrivals Building to mark the renaming of New York International Airport (more commonly known as Idlewild Airport) to John F. Kennedy International Airport.
The "X" in LAX
Before the 1930s, US airports used a two-letter abbreviation and at that time, "LA" served as the designation for Los Angeles Airport. With the rapid growth in the aviation industry, in 1947, the identifiers expanded to three letters and "LA" received an extra letter to become "LAX."
Indira Gandhi International Airport (IATA: DEL, ICAO: VIDP) is the primary international airport serving Delhi, the capital of India, and the National Capital Region (NCR).
'London's largest airport, Heathrow, is hemmed in by the suburbs and limited to just two runways,' he explains. 'Because it can't expand, the demand for air travel is met by smaller, single-runway airports around the South-East: Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Southend.
The airports serve a total of 14 domestic destinations and 396 international destinations.Heathrow.Gatwick.Stansted.Luton.City.Southend.
It is named after Galileo Galilei, the famous scientist and native of Pisa. The airport was first developed for the military in the 1930s and 1940s.
Rome airport Fiumicino
Rome airport Fiumicino or Leonardo da Vinci airport of Rome is Italy's first airport and Europe's eleventh where traffic volume is concerned.
Fiorello La Guardia
The airport was originally Glenn H. Curtiss Airport and it was renamed North Beach Airport later. After New York City managed and redesigned the airport, it was called New York Municipal Airport-LaGuardia Field, and the in 1953 named "LaGuardia Airport" after the mayor of New York, Fiorello La Guardia at the time.
Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) is the fourth busiest airport in the world and second busiest in the United States, based on number of passengers.
The atmosphere of the international airport parallels that of the city's, incorporating artistic, trendy and cultural elements to make it truly LA-esque. With the growing number of places to eat, activities to do, and things to see, LAX is quickly becoming one of the top airports across the globe.