The site for Zurich Airport was chosen in 1945 and construction started the next year. The airport officially opened in 1953 with a 3 day air show.
The airport has undergone several periods of expansion, including public transport linking the airport to the city centre, and various runway extensions.
Landing at Zurich Airport
Zurich Airport Location
Zurich Airport is located north of the city of Zurich, taking approximately 25 minutes to travel the 16km distance from the airport to the centre of the city.
Zurich Airport Facts
Call sign: ZRH
Lat: 47.4583 N
Long: 8.5483 E
Elevation: 1416 ft
Runway distance available: 12139 ft
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