Geneva airport taxi transfers, facts and figures.

This week we are going to take a look at some interesting facts and figures about the main airports and resorts in the Alps, starting with Geneva international airport.

  • Geneva airport dealt with 11,785,522 passengers in 2010 (nearly twice that of Lyon airport)
  • Geneva airport is 4 km from Geneva city centre
  • Geneva airport is in both France and Switzerland
  • There is a train station in Geneva airport
  • Geneva to Chamonix transfer time is 1 hr 15 mins and 95 km’s approx
  • Geneva to Meribel transfer time is 2 hr 15 mins and 135 km’s approx
  • Geneva to Courchevel transfer time is 2 hr 15 mins and 140 km’s approx
  • Geneva to Val D’Isere transfers time is 3 hrs and 180 km’s approx
  • Geneva to Tignes transfers time is 3 hrs and 180 km’s approx
  • The main carrier in Geneva is now “Easy Jet”

And Geneva city

  • Geneva city is the second largest city in Switzerland after Zurich
  • 40% of Geneva’s population comes from outside of Switzerland
  • Geneva has the shortest commuting time of any major city in the word
  • Dog droppings are annually listed as the top complaint of citizens in Geneva
  • The World Wide Web was invented and developed in Geneva at CERN laboratories

We will be looking at the other airports of Lyon, Grenoble, Chambery and some other lesser known ones over the next few days.


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