Resting calmly in the heart of Swiss territory and running along the Swiss-French border, Geneva Airport lies at a distance of just 4 km from the city’s centre. A good destination for vacation is one which is easily accessible. The proximity between Geneva airport and city as well as their good connectivity via different forms of commute makes it one of the best places to spend a holiday in. Transport from Geneva Airport is quick and completely hassle-free. The facilities of buses, trams, trains, and private taxis make Geneva airport transfers easy and comfortable. The airport is also flooded by passengers throughout the year since Geneva is the second most populous city in Switzerland. Therefore, you will hardly find a note of incompetence in working at Geneva Airport.
The airport acts as the hub of Swiss International Airlines and easyJet Switzerland. It facilitates a number of flights to European metropolitan as well as great leisure destinations. It also serves long-haul flights to North America, Middle East, and even China.
The airport’s terminal 1 is known as the Main Terminal (M) which is divided into five piers, which are, A, B, C, D, and F. The Piers A, B, C and D are situated in the Swiss side of Terminal 1. The passengers travelling from these gates check in at the main check-in hall as well as use the central security check above the check in hall.
Pier A stands right in front of the main shopping area and facilitates destinations in the Schengen area. Pier B consists of two non-Schengen circular satellite buildings which are reached from the shopping area through a walkway built underground, which also serves as passport control. Pier C is also non-Schengen, and is situated to the right side of Pier A and houses long haul flights. Pier D consists of one big circular satellite and one bus gate building, this is divided between Schengen and non-Schengen passengers on different floors.