Your Complete Guide to Copenhagen Airport "Københavns Lufthavn, Kastrup" (EKCH)

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Copenhagen Airport - EKCH


***Copenhagen Airport *** also known by its ICAO code EKCH and its IATA code CPH, is a major international airport located in Copenhagen, Denmark.


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Terminals

Copenhagen Airport is made out of 2 terminals with a total of 76 gates. These terminals include…


  • Terminal 2

  • Terminal 3


Terminal Airlines and alliances
Terminal 2 is the older of the two international terminals and it operates international flights on behalf of all airlines except SAS and all Star Alliance partners
Terminal 3 is the newest terminal, having been completed in 1998. It operates international flights on behalf of SAS and all Star Alliance partners.

Terminal Map / Airport Diagram



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Runways

Copenhagen Airport is an airport made out of 4 runways…


Runway 22L

Length: 11,810 feet | 3,600 meters
Width: 148feet | 50 meters
ILS Availability: Available

Runway 04R

Length: 11,810 feet | 3,600 meters
Width: 148feet | 50 meters
ILS Availability: Available

Runway 22R

Length: 10,827 feet | 3,300 meters
Width: 148 feet | 50 meters
ILS Availability: Available

Runway 04L

Length: 10,827 feet | 3,300 meters
Width: 148 feet | 50 meters
ILS Availability: Available

Runway 12

Length: 9,186 feet | 2,800 meters
Width: 148 feet | 50 meters
ILS Availability: Available

Runway 30

Length: 9,186 feet | 2,800 meters
Width: 148 feet | 50 meters
ILS Availability: Available


Airlines


Here is a list of all the airlines that operate out of Copenhagen Airport and their respective terminals.


Terminal 2

Terminal 2
Air China Air Cairo Air Canada Air China Air Greenland
Air India Air Serbia AIS Airlines Atlantic Airways Austrian Airlines
Braathens British Airways Brussels Airlines Corendon Airlines Croatia Airlines
Delta Airlines EasyJet Emirates Norwegian Ryanair
Ethiopian Airlines Etihad Airways Finnair Flyr Freebird Airlines
Iberia Express Iraqi Airways Jet Time Jet2.com KLM
Laudamotion LOT Polish Airlines Lufthansa Luxair Middle East Airlines
Nouvelair Tunisie Novair Pegasus PLAY Qatar Airways
Royal Jordanian Sky Alps Smartwings Sunclass Airlines Swiss
Transavia TUIfly Nordic Turkish Airlines UR Airlines Volotea
Vueling Wizz Air

Terminal 3

Terminal 3
Scandinavian Airlines (SAS) Air Baltic DAT Eurowings Aegean Airlines
Alsie Express Egypt Air Icelandair Singapore Airlines SunExpress
TAP Portugal Thai Airways Widerøe

Terminal Cargo

Terminal Cargo
DHL Aviation Emirates SkyCargo FedEx Express

Gates

PIER A
Notes:
Pushback from A4, A6 & A8 should be to J facing EAST
Pushback from A25-27 should face east
Pushback from A12-A17 may face either way depending on traffic
Pushback from A7, A9 & may go to “Z” or “Y” facing southeast
Always advise able for “CUSTOM PUSHBACK” if possible
All gates are SCHENGEN. if flying to NON-Schengen go to “D-gates”
PROP aircraft ONLY on A7 & A9
Notes gates
PROPELLER Aircraft on A-gates should park A25-A34
JET Aircraft on A-Gates should park “A4, A6, A8 + A11-A23”
Alsie Express A9 or A11
Eurowings Dash 8 Usually A26
Luxair Dash 8 Usually A25
Brussels Airlines, Swiss, Austrian & Lufthansa Often A12, A14, A15, A17
DAT “PROP A7” “JET A12, A14, A15, A17”

a-gates

PIER B
Notes:
SCHENGEN only
B19 is NOT approved for A321. only A320 or smaller
B16 is not available
B10 is usable for ALL SCHENGEN HEAVIES REGARDLESS of airline
pushback from B4, B6, B8 & B10 may go to “Y” or “Z” facing east
Always advise if able “CUSTOM PUSHBACK” when parked at “B” gates
Notes gates
Mainly JET Aircrafts park here
If SAS PROP go to “F” or “E”
If Eurowing go to A26
Air Greenland parks exclusively on B10
If occupied use B17
ICELANDAIR
757-200 approved for B7, B8, B9, B10, B17
757-300 approved for B7, B9, B10, B17

b-gates

PIER C
Notes:
Pushback from C27 must be to “S” or “R” face north
Pushback from C29 must be to “S” or “R” face north
UNLESS C29 is occupied by a HEAVY aircraft
MEDIUM aircraft are allowed to park on any stand
ONLY NON-Schengen departures here
SCHENGEN departures should relocated to “D” gates
Notes gates
What gates are whay?
MEDIUM: C27, C30
HEAVY: C28, C29, C32-39
HEAVY Restrictions
B77W + B744 May NOT park at C28
B748 + A388 May ONLY park at C39 if occupied go to “E22” or “E71”
British Airways Parks at C27 at all times if available if 27 is NOT available go to C28, C29 OR D1
SAS + Norwegian ONLY LONG HAUL and NON-Schengen destinations
For Schengen SAS goes to “B” or “D” or Schengen NAX goes to “A” or “D”
Emirates parks at C39 all A/C types incl. A388 approved

c-gates

PIER D
Notes:
If you KNOW you will do a SCHENGEN/NON-SCHENGEN changeover (e.g. you fly EGKK-EKCH-EDDF) ADVISE controller you request a “D-gate”. He will NOT know
ALL Pushback MUST be done to “R” or “S” face north
If all D-gates are full, consider relocating to “E”
Notes gates
SAS + Norwegian D-gates normally used when an aircraft:
Comes from SCHENGEN but leaves to NON-SCHENGEN
Comes from NON-SCHENGEN but leaves to SCHENGEN

d-gares

PIER E
Notes:
Pushback from E20, E22 & E24 face North
From E70-E90 expect taxiout via “T” & “W”
Notes gates
If in doubt where to park there is always space at “E-gates”
E71 is specially approved for B748 & A388
SAS CRJ and ATR fleet are relocating to “E” stands SCHENGEN: Use E20-E36 NON-SCHENGEN: Use E70-E90

e-gates

PIER F
Notes:
H102 & H105 is approved for heavies and supports either SCHENGEN or NON-SCHENGEN
Only PROPELLER aircraft can hold at F89-F98
If you are Widerøe or AirBaltic but flying JET, reveert to “A-gates”
F90-F98 “self-manouvering” meaning NO PUSHBACK
Notes gates
If flying NON-SCHENGEN use ONLY F1 & F4
If F1 & F4 are occupied revert to H101 & H103

f-gates


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created by @jovictasor information from November 2023

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