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Henri Coandă International Airport (Aeroportul Internaţional Henri Coandă in Romanian, The IATA airport code is a three-letter alphabetic code designating many airports around the world. These codes are defined by the International Air Transport Association (IATA). The IATA airport codes are published tri-annually in the IATA Airline Coding Directory. The assignment of these codes is governed by IATA... IATA Airport Code: OTP) is the largest airport in Romania (formerly spelled Rumania or Roumania; Romanian: România) is a country in southeastern Europe. It is bordered by Ukraine and Moldova in the northeast, Hungary in the west and Serbia and Bulgaria to the south along the Danube river. Romania has a stretch of sea coast on the... Romania, as well as one of two major airports serving Bucharest (population 2.3 million, Romanian: Bucureşti) is the capital city and industrial and commercial centre of Romania, located in the southeast of the country, on the Dâmboviţa river. Geography Along a small tributary of Dâmboviţa, named Colentina, several lakes... Bucharest. The other major airport is Băneasa is a district (cartier) in the north side of Bucharest, near the lake with the same name (0.45 km²). In this district is also placed the Băneasa Airport, used mainly for internal flights. Categories: Bucharest ... Băneasa Aurel Vlaicu International Airport. The Henri Coandă airport is located outside the Bucharest city area, in the town of Otopeni, Categories: Counties of Romania | Stub | Ilfov | Bucharest ... Ilfov.


Its previous name was Bucharest Otopeni International Airport (Aeroportul Internaţional Bucureşti Otopeni). In May 2004 is a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. It was designated the: International Year of Rice (by the United Nations) International Year to Commemorate the Struggle against Slavery and its Abolition (by UNESCO) Elections were held in 73 countries during 2004. See a list of elections... 2004 it was renamed in honour of flight pioneer Henri Marie Coandă (June 7, 1886 - November 25, 1972) was a Romanian inventor, aerodynamics pioneer and the parent of the modern jet aircraft. Henri Marie Coandă Life Born in Bucharest, Coandă was the second child of a large family. His father was General Constantin Coandă, a... Henri Coandă.

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City Access

The airport is located on the Bucharest- Ploieşti on the map of Romania Ploieşti (older spelling: Ploeşti) is a city in Prahova county in the Wallachia region of Romania, 56 km (35 miles) northwest of Bucharest, with a population of about 250,000. It is located at coordinates 44 57N 26... Ploieşti highway. The city of Bucharest is accessible by RATB bus 783, which provides a shuttle service, as well as by taxi. There is a proposed plan to link the airport with the Bucharest Metro Map The Bucharest Metro (Metroul Bucureşti in Romania, Bucharest. The network is run by Metrorex. It is one of the most accessed public transport systems in the city. See also List of Bucharest metro stations Lines The subway system consists currently of four lines: M1, M2... Bucharest Metro system.


History

During Mushroom cloud from the nuclear explosion over Nagasaki rising 18 km (60,000 ft) into the air. August 9, 1945 World War II was a global conflict that started in 7 July 1937 in Asia and 1 September 1939 in Europe and lasted until 1945, involving the majority of the... World War II, the airport in Otopeni was used as an air base of the Nazi Germany, or the Third Reich, commonly refers to Germany in the years 1933–1945, when it was under the firm control of the totalitarian and fascist ideology of the Nazi Party, with the Führer Adolf Hitler as dictator. The Third Reich is an Anglicization of the German... Third Reich of Adolf Hitler Adolf Hitler (April 20, 1889 – April 30, 1945, standard German pronunciation in the IPA) was the Führer (leader) of the National Socialist German Workers Party (Nazi Party) and of Nazi Germany from 1933 to 1945. He was also Chancellor of Germany, head of government, and head... Hitler. Up to 1965, it was restricted for military use, and was one of the major bases of the Romanian Air Force, with a runway of 1200m. Before 1965, Băneasa is a district (cartier) in the north side of Bucharest, near the lake with the same name (0.45 km²). In this district is also placed the Băneasa Airport, used mainly for internal flights. Categories: Bucharest ... Baneasa Airport was the only airport that Bucharest used for commercial flights. However, with the growth of air traffic, a new commercial airport was constructed in the settlement of Otopeni, where the military air base used to be. The existing runway was modernised, extended up to 3500m, making it even longer than that of The Eiffel Tower has become the symbol of Paris throughout the world. Paris is the capital city of France, as well as the capital of the Île-de-France région, whose territory encompasses Paris and its suburbs. The city of Paris proper is also a dé... Paris' Orly Airport is an airport located in Orly, south of Paris, France. It has flights to cities in Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and the Caribbean. The IATA code is ORY and the ICAO code is LFPO On January 13, 1975, several men, including Carlos the Jackal, made an unsuccessful... Orly Airport. Also, a new passenger terminal was constructed for domestic and international flights.


In the late 1960s, when President Order: 37th President Vice President: Spiro Agnew ( 1969– 1973), Gerald Ford ( 1973– 1974) Term of office: January 20, 1969 – August 9, 1974 Preceded by: Lyndon B. Johnson Succeeded by: Gerald Ford Date of birth: January 9, 1913 Place of... Nixon of the The word Usa has more than one meaning: U.S.A. - The United States of America Usa, Oita - A city in Japan This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. If an article link referred you here, you... USA visited Romania, a new VIP lounge was created, and in 13 April 1970, the This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. If an article link referred you here, you might want to go back and fix it to point directly to the intended page. Passenger is the human being using a... passenger terminal was updated to have a capacity of 1,200,000 passengers per year. The airport slowly become more and more used by airlines, with a growing number of passengers, and in 1986, it entered a new phase of development. A second 3500-metre runway was constructed, as well as related taxiways. The airport lighting system was improved and the capacity was increased to 35-40 airport movements per hour.


In 1992, Otopeni Airport became a regular member of Airport Council International (ACI). In 1997, when 8 years had passed since Romania had escaped from Communism is a term that can refer to one of several things: a social and economic system, an ideology which supports that system, or a political movement that wishes to implement that system. As a theoretical social and economic system, communism would be a type of egalitarian society with no... Communism, a development initiative took place. A state-of-the-art International Departures Lounge with a capacity of 1000-1200 passengers per hour was opened, as well as five modern airbridges. In 2000, Phase II of the development initiative continued, and the International Arrivals Terminal was improved.


Currently, the Henri Coandă is one of the most modern in Eastern Europe is, by convention, that part of Europe from the Ural and Caucasus mountains in the East to an arbitrarily chosen boundary in the West. Usually some or all of the countries adjacent to Russias western border are included. As is also true of continents, regions are only... Eastern Europe, and yet development still continues to transform this airport into a state-of-the-art hub for Romanian aviation. Despite this, other airports in Romania are also stealing "market share" from Otopeni, as the launch of the new Angel Airlines operates only from Baneasa. The airports of Map of Romania showing Timisoara Timişoara (Hungarian: Temesvár, German: Temeswar or Temeschburg, Serbian: Temišvar, Turkish: Tamışvar) is a city in western Romania, in the Banat region, Timiş county, population 329,554 in 2000. All of the variants of its name derive... Timisoara, Cluj-Napoca International Airport (IATA airport code: CLJ) is the third largest airport in Romania. The airport is situated outside the Cluj-Napoca city area, in an ex-municipality (Someşeni) that became a neighbourhood in the outskirts of the town after 1989. Access to the city Cluj-Napoca... Cluj-Napoca and the newly-refurbished The title given to this article is incorrect due to technical limitations. The correct title is Iaşi. Map of Romania showing Iasi Iaşi (also known as Jassy) is a city and a county (see Iasi (county)) in north-eastern Romania, in the historic region of Moldavia... Iasi are also important hubs for Carpatair is a Romanian airline company with its hub based in Timisoara, that offers flights between Romanian cities and other cities in Europe, mainly in Italy and Germany. It is growing in terms of market share against TAROM and is the second-largest Romanian airline. Carpatair started its operations March... Carpatair.


Airlines

Bucharest is an important airport in Eastern Europe is, by convention, that part of Europe from the Ural and Caucasus mountains in the East to an arbitrarily chosen boundary in the West. Usually some or all of the countries adjacent to Russias western border are included. As is also true of continents, regions are only... Eastern Europe, served by a large variety of European and international airlines. Airlines serving Henri Coandă airport are:

  • Tarom is the name of the official domestic and international airline of Romania. History Tarom can trace its origins to the year 1920 when the French-Romanian Company For Air Navigation, (CFRNA) was formed. The airline used French built POTEZ planes to perform its services of carrying passengers and mail... TAROM - Romania
  • Romavia - Romania (performs ministerial and state flights)
  • Aeroflot — Russian Airlines ( Russian:Аэрофло́т — Росси́йские авиали́нии), or Aeroflot (Аэрофло́т), is the Russian... Aeroflot - Russia
  • Air France Boeing 747 Air France (Compagnie Nationale Air France) (a part of the Air France-KLM Group) is the national airline of France, employing over 64,000 people. The company, headquartered in Paris, transported 43.3 million passengers and earned 12.53 billion Euro between April 2001 and March... Air France - France
  • Alitalia - Linee Aeree Italiane is the national Italian airline company, part of the Alitalia Group. History Alitalia was founded in 1947, in which year it carried over 10,000 passengers. The inaugural flight, made by the very first plane in the fleet, was a Fiat G-12 Alcione, piloted by... Alitalia - Italy
  • Austrian Airlines Airbus A320 in the latest colour scheme Austrian Airlines Fokker 70 (superseded colour scheme) Austrian Airlines Airbus A321 (superseded colour scheme) Austrian Airlines is the international airline carrier of Austria. Since 2003, Austrian Airlines is operating as Austrian. The airline has the IATA designator OS. Austrian Airlines flys... Austrian Airlines Group (incl. Lauda Air) - Austria
  • For the 1930s airline of similar name see British Airways Ltd. British Airways Boeing 757 British Airways is the largest airline of the United Kingdom. It is also one of the largest airlines in the world, with the greatest number of flights from Europe to North America. History British Airways... British Airways - The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland is a country in western Europe, and a member of the British Commonwealth and European Union. Usually known simply as the United Kingdom, UK or, inaccurately, as Great Britain or Britain, the UK has four constituent parts. Three of these parts... United Kingdom
  • České aerolinie (or Czech airlines) is the Czech national airline company, founded on 6 October 1923 and headquartered in Prague. Twenty-three days later, its first transport flight took place, flying between Prague and Bratislava. Czech Air is curently a member of the Skyteam alliance along with Delta Airlines... Czech Airlines - Czech Republic
  • Categories: Airline stubs | Companies of Israel | Transportation in Israel | Airlines of Israel ... El Al - Israel
  • Hemus Air is a Bulgarian airline company, established by the government in 1991 to compete with Balkan Airlines (also government-owned, but which declared bankruptcy in 2002). The company was privitized by Bulgarian corporate investors in 2002 and has since tried to establish itself on the market, facing stiff competition... Hemus Air - Bulgaria
  • KLM (in full: Koninklijke Luchtvaart Maatschappij, literally Royal Aviation Company; usual English: Royal Dutch Airlines) is an airline from the Netherlands. KLM is the Netherlands main air carrier and operates from Schiphol Airport, near Amsterdam. KLM was founded on October 7, 1919, making it the oldest carrier still operating under... KLM Royal Dutch Airlines - Netherlands
  • Polskie Linie Lotnicze LOT (IATA airline code: LO / ICAO airline code: LOT) is a Polish airline. Today the company employs 4,200 people and reaches 49 destinations in 31 countries. Warsaw Frederic Chopin Airport is their home base and main hub. The name Polskie Linie Lotnicze means Polish Airlines, while... LOT Polish Airlines - Poland
  • Lufthansa Boeing 737 Lufthansa Airbus A300 Lufthansa Avro RJ-85 Lufthansa is the name of the largest German airline company, headquartered in Cologne. Their main base at Frankfurt International Airport in Frankfurt am Main which is also Lufthansas primary traffic hub. The company has developed a second hub at... Lufthansa German Airlines - Germany
  • MALEV - Hungary
  • Olympic Airlines Boeing 737 Olympic Airlines (Ολυμπιακές Αερογραμμές - O.A.) is the state-run, flag carrier of Greece. Early Starts of O.A. Olympic was founded as Olympic Airways (Ολ... Olympic Airlines - Greece
  • Syrian Boeing 747SP Syrian Arab Airlines (alternative name Syrianair) is the national flag-carrier airline of Syria. It was established by the Government of Syria in October 1961, after the collapse of United Arab Republic. The new Syrian Arab Airlines took over the routes previously controlled by Syrian Airways and... Syrian Arab Airlines - Syria
  • Swiss International Air Lines Airbus A321 Swiss International Air Lines was formed before the 2001 bankruptcy of Swissair, Switzerlands former flag carrier. The failed airlines biggest creditors, Credit Suisse and UBS, arranged to sell Swissairs assets to Crossair, the regional counterpart to the transatlantic Swissair (both Swissair... Swiss International Air Lines - Switzerland ( Swissair MD-11 Swissair, short for Swiss Air Transport Company Limited, was Switzerlands national air carrier for seventy-one years until 2002. The airline had important hubs at Zurich International Airport in Zurich, Switzerland, and Cointrin International Airport in Geneva. In the 1990s, Swissair started a large expansion program... Swissair does not exist anymore)
  • Turkish Airlines (Turkish Türk Hava Yolları) is an airline operated as a state economic enterprise owned by the government of Turkey. It was founded on May 20, 1933 as the State Airlines Administration. On 3 March 1974, Turkish Airlines Flight 981 crashed in France, killing all 346 passengers... Turkish Airlines - Turkey

External link

  • Henri Coandă International Airport (http://www.otp-airport.ro)

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Otopeni International Airport - definition of Otopeni International Airport in Encyclopedia (535 words)
Henri Coandă International Airport (Aeroportul Internaţional Henri Coandă in Romanian, IATA Airport Code: OTP) is the largest airport in Romania, as well as one of two major airports serving Bucharest.
During World War II, the airport in Otopeni was used as an air base of the Third Reich of Hitler.
Bucharest is an important airport in Eastern Europe, served by a large variety of European and international airlines.
Henri Coandă International Airport - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (696 words)
Henri Coandă International Airport (Aeroportul Internaţional Henri Coandă in Romanian) is the largest airport in Romania, as well as one of two airports serving Bucharest.
Bucharest OTP is an important airport in Eastern Europe, served by a large variety of European and international airlines.
Due to the fact that the airport its approaching its maximum capacity, a new bulding terminal and a hotel are in project phase; this is part of airport's development program on the east side; the new building terminal will be connected to the future A3 Bucharest - Braşov motorway.
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