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  Madrid Barajas International Airport - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Started in 1928, the airport has grown to be one of the most important aviation centers of any Hispanic country.
Barajas is the principal hub and mantainance base for Iberia and Spanair.
The airport has been involved in several tragedies: In 1983, a Iberia Boeing 727 and a Aviaco DC-9 collided there, killing hundreds of passengers, and about 2 months later, an Avianca Boeing 747 landing from Bogotá, Colombia, crashed nearby, killing most of the people on that plane.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Barajas_International_Airport   (468 words)

  
 Encyclopedia: Barajas Airport   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
Barajas International Airport in Madrid, Spain, is that country's most important international and domestic getaway center.
Barajas International Airport has the IATA airport code MAD and its ICAO airport code is LEMD.
The airport been connected with several tragedies: In 1983, a Iberia Boeing 727 and a Aviaco DC-9 collided there, killing hundreds of passengers, and about 2 months later, an Avianca Boeing 747 landing from Bogotá, Colombia, crashed nearby, killing most of the people on that plane.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Barajas-Airport   (345 words)

  
 Passenger Opinions about Madrid Barajas Airport
Barajas has also improved since smoking areas have been better marked (and respected), and the continuous loud calls for every flight all over the airport were luckily abandoned last year.
The worst feature of Barajas is undoubtedly the catering with, at present, all outlets franchised to a company who live in a time warp, with food and facilities right out of the 1970s.
The best feature of Madrid Barajas is the location of departure gates just behind the check-in area, cutting out the endless treks along tunnels and walkways which are the norm at most major airports.
www.airlinequality.com /Airports/Airport_forum/mad.htm   (2562 words)

  
 wiki/Barajas Airport Definition / wiki/Barajas Airport Research   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
Barajas International Airport (IATAThe IATA airport code is a three-letter alphabetic code designating many airports around the world.
The final section of the link from Nuevos Ministerios to Barajas (line 8) was opened in May 20022002 is a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar.
The airport has been involved in several tragedies: In 19831983 is an integer and composite number that represents a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar....
www.elresearch.com /wiki/Barajas_Airport   (2209 words)

  
 Airport Guide - Madrid Barajas Airport, El Prat Barcelona Airport, Ibiza Airport, Gran Canaria Las Palmas Airport, Sur ...
Trains run from the airport to various stations in the city centre every 30 minutes, costing around €2.20; the airport station is located near Terminal A and is connected to the terminal by a moving walkway.
There are taxi ranks outside the airport terminals; taxis are metered and cost between €15 and €25 to the city centre.
Location: The airport is situated on the east coast of the island, 10 miles (16 km) south of Las Palmas.
www.wordtravels.com /Travelguide/Countries/Spain/Airports   (1655 words)

  
 Black & Veatch - Services - Projects   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
Barajas is the main base of operations and passenger connecting hub for Iberia Airlines.
The main goal in airport development scenarios was the maximization of hourly aircraft operation capacity paired with minimal noise impact.
While developing this alternative, we addressed airport safety concerns by analyzing FAA and ICAO design standards and academic research to ensure that appropriate clearances were established at the ends of the runways.
www.bv.com /services/projects/transport/madrid.asp   (345 words)

  
 Madrid Barajas International Airport - MAD Airport Guide
Madrid Barajas Airport handles the majority of Spain's transatlantic flights, is the foremost European airport for flights to Central and South America and has developed as a major hub for worldwide connections.
Madrid International Airport is located 13 kilometres (eight miles) north-east of central Madrid and provides a choice of convenient transport options to and from Madrid city centre.
Barajas Airport Madrid provides extensive dining, shopping, banking, currency, business and health amenities across its three terminals, plus numerous help desks and services for families and travellers with special needs.
www.madrid-mad.com   (305 words)

  
 Keeping Barajas Airport on Track   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
Madrid Barajas Airport was established in 1928, with the key aim of providing Spain with an internal air transport network with Madrid at its heart.
By the start of the 1960’s, Barajas was handling around 200,000 passengers a year, twice its original estimate and by 1969, a dedicated cargo terminal and cargo plane parking area had been created.
Today, demands on Barajas airport are as relentless as ever and in a bid to maintain the required throughput, the airport has entered yet another stage of development.
www.zetron.com /pages/english/realw/7344.html   (522 words)

  
 Madrid Barajas Airport
The airport is currently undergoing expansion, with a new terminal building, a satellite building and two new runways planned for 2005.
Road: Taxi: Taxis are available from the airport (journey time: 20-30 minutes); passengers should make sure that the meter is turned on at the beginning of the journey.
The airport is fully accessible to wheelchair users and all airlines can provide wheelchairs upon request; passengers should request this service when booking their ticket.
www.airtravelandtours.com /blog/P45955.html   (518 words)

  
 Airport Technology - Madrid Barajas International Airport Expansion
Madrid Barajas Airport saw yearly passenger growth of 10%, a total of 35 million passengers, and accounted for 27% of air traffic between the EU and South America.
The airport handled the most cargo traffic in Spain, and in terms of cargo volumes represented the eighth busiest airport in Europe and the 31st internationally.
The €2.91 billion expansion programme Madrid Barajas has embarked on, due to be completed in 2004, seeks to address the challenges of passenger and cargo growth.
www.airport-technology.com /projects/madrid   (1023 words)

  
 Welcome To Air Cargo World -- Features
What airport officials in Spain say frustrates them most is that the potential for air cargo growth is evident but hasn't been possible because of shortcomings in airport infrastructure.
That will double the number of runways at Barajas and, along with the completion of two giant terminals at the airport in 2005, increase the airport's passenger capacity by at least 75 percent and along with it make possible a sharp rise in freight capacity.
Madrid airport officials are reluctant to predict specific freight growth figures, but they are planning for average annual cargo traffic growth of 6 percent in coming years.
www.aircargoworld.com /features/0704_3.htm   (1606 words)

  
 Budget Traveller's Guide to Sleeping in the Madrid airport
This airport is quite large, with all of the terminals "stuck on" to each other, so if you get moved out of one area just carry on to another.
With their stupid-sounding American names and all." I muttered that he was a "mamaostia" (literally "sucker of the host," as in "communion wafer," which is the only insult that came to mind at the time) and tried to run over his foot with one of my wheels on the way in, but I missed.
Sleeping in the Madrid airport can be a necessity for the budget traveler since the only bus that goes from downtown to the airport does not arrive in time for some of the early morning flights which requires the traveler to either sleep in the airport or take a taxi.
www.sleepinginairports.net /europe/madrid.htm   (2769 words)

  
 Corus Construction Centre: Barajas Airport   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
The new airport terminal at Madrid's Barajas airport is one of the largest current construction projects.
The airport is a European hub for flights to South America and passenger numbers have been increasing steadily since the first international terminal was opened in 1977.
When the original terminal was extended in 1998, the airport operator AENA specified a 10,900 square metre Kalzip roof.
www.corusconstruction.com /page_8972.htm   (314 words)

  
 Barajas Airport hotels and accommodation, hotel reservations in Madrid, by All-Hotels(tm)
This spectacular and luxury 4 superior stars hotel is situated in Madrid Airport (Barajas).
The hotel is located next to the airport, in a residential area close to the Exhibition Centre, Congress Hall and Olivar de...
Hotel inaugurated in 2000 located in the residential area of Osuna´s Avenue, 5 kms to the city center and 3 kms to Barajas airport...
www.all-hotels.com /europe/spain/madrid/barajas_airport_c1.htm   (492 words)

  
 List of airports: M - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
MHK Manhattan Regional Airport, Manhattan, Kansas, United States
MME Durham Tees Valley Airport, Teesside, United Kingdom
MSN Dane County Regional Airport, Madison, Wisconsin, United States
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/List_of_airports:_M   (336 words)

  
 Transport system in Madrid: Softguide Madrid
Ten-ticket passes are also valid on the buses, but not for the buses to the airport.
The two nearest metro stops to the airport bus terminal are Colón and Serrano.
Most major car rental agencies are represented at the airport, and there is plenty of space in the reasonably priced car parks.
www.softdoc.es /madrid_guide/transport/arriving.html   (701 words)

  
 Madrid Barajas Airport guide, Madrid, Spain
Expansion of the airport is planned in order to handle much of the increasing traffic air traffic congestion.
Most of the airport’s food and beverage outlets tends to be located in Terminal 1, after passport control.
The airport has unofficial taxis touting for business inside the terminal and the airport authorities warn travellers about such practices.
www.121airports.com /madridinternationalairport.htm   (400 words)

  
 Madrid Airport Transport Options
They will pick you up at the airport in a comfortable, air-conditioned, 7-seater van and take you to whichever destination you specify, guaranteeing a maximum of 3 stops on the way.
You will be met at the airport in the arrival hall by your chauffeur who will speak English (or other languages if specified) and whisked away to your final destination.
The Barajas Airport Metro station is situated at Terminal T2 Trains leave every 5 minutes from 6.00am to 2.00am.
www.gomadrid.com /transport/airport_options.html   (791 words)

  
 "Crisis hits growth at Madrid-Barajas airport"
Last year's growth was the lowest since 1993, when the airport recorded a 4.2 per cent fall in passengers.
Traffic with the US, which accounts for five per cent of flights at the airport, was down 22 per cent in December, after falling 45 per cent in October.
The number of flights at the airport rose by 4.76 per cent last year to 375,545.
archives.californiaaviation.org /airport/msg19487.html   (421 words)

  
 XXVI Reunión Consultiva del Tratado Antártico. Madrid, junio 2003   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
Barajas Airport is 13 kilometres from the city.
The airport is linked to the financial centre of Madrid by Metro through the line 8 (Aeropuerto-Nuevos Ministerios), in only 12 minutes.
Most major car rental agencies are represented at the airport and there are plenty of space in the reasonably priced car parks in the city.
www.aeci.es /26atcmadrid/en/inf_utility/transport1.htm   (312 words)

  
 1999 Africa: Madrid-Barajas Airport
Soon after our plane landed at Marid-Barajas airport, which I described while on a previous trip to the Canaries, Rose began complaining of nausea.
She asked for several bottles of water, and since I was dry as well, Isaac and I got into line at one of the airport restaurants and walked away with four or six half-liter bottles.
I ask her whether the airport police have keys to get into the offices, if an emergency arose in the night.
geektimes.com /michael/travel/1999/africa/gc/12/20   (754 words)

  
 Parsons Brinckerhoff
Offering more links to Central and South America than any European airport, the Madrid-Barajas International Airport is on its way to becoming a major hub with worldwide connections.
In joint venture, PB is providing program management services for the program, which will nearly double the airport’s capacity to more than 70 million passengers a year.
The expansion includes a new 63-gate terminal complex with a remote satellite, two new runways and associated taxiways and aprons, a people mover to connect the new terminal and satellite facilities, and improved landside access and associated support facilities.
www.pbworld.com /projects/featured/barajas_airport/1.asp   (141 words)

  
 Madrid Airport Hotels. Madrid Barajas International Airport Hotel Discounts.
And is located 5 minutes away from the IFEMA exhibition centre and is a 10 minute drive away from the international airport of Madrid.
A free shuttle service to the airport is provided from the hotel to ensure hassle free transit.
The hotel is located in a residential area close to Barajas Airport and IFEMA Fairground, next to the Olivar de Hinojosa golf course, and well communicated with the city centre by bus or underground.
www.holidaycityeurope.com /madrid-others   (725 words)

  
 Boeing Company
Note: Aircraft may be exempted when using different procedures, fully reported to Airport Management in advance, which are proved to lead to a less acoustic impact, or due to properly justified safety reasons.
Chapter 2 airplanes >75,000 lbs are ban from operating at airports in EU Member States as of April 1, 2002.
From April 1, 2002 all civil subsonic jet aeroplanes >75,000 lbs operating at airports in EU Member States must comply with the standards specified in Part II, Chapter 3, Volume 1 of Annex 16 in accordance with EU Council Directive 92/14/EEC.
www.boeing.com /commercial/noise/baragas.html   (1951 words)

  
 Barajas Airport hotels and accommodation, hotel reservations in Madrid, by All-Hotels(tm)
At the airport area, the Best Western Hotel Villa de Barajas is a comfortable airport hotel next to the trade fair centre.
This deluxe 4* hotel is located 6 kilometres from Barajas Airport.
This Apartotel, just up the road from to Barajas International Airport, is situated in and residential area, perfect for trave...
www.book-hotel.com /europe/spain/madrid/barajas_airport_m1.htm   (488 words)

  
 Barajas airport in Madrid
Barajas airport is located 12km east of Madrid city centre.
The same bus runs back to the airport, from the same place, starting at 4.45am, through to 1.15am.
There are several leading car hire companies based at the airport.
www.idealspain.com /Pages/Information/MadridAirport.htm   (504 words)

  
 Find Madrid Barajas Airport Resources :: Index Spain   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
Weather info is from Madrid Barajas airport, 5 miles away, and is updated.....Oriol e Ybarra, behind the Comunidad de Madrid building.
Madrid Barajas Airport guide providing detailed information about the airport including airlines, ground transportation, parking, car rental, hotels, shops and duty free, restaurants, bars,...
Barajas airport guide featuring maps, terminal, hotel, car rental, and car parking information.
www.indexspain.co.uk /directory/madrid-barajas-airport.html   (350 words)

  
 Airfield Directions - Madrid
Barajas has three terminals, easily named terminal one, two and three.
If you go to the left just before the tunnel, there are some hills overlooking the construction site of the new airport terminals.
A local bus (101) connects the airport with Barajas and Canillejas, which is the terminus of the green metro line (5).
www.scramble.nl /civ/airports/lemd.htm   (624 words)

  
 Madrid Barajas International Airport - MAD Airport Guide - Maps
The airport is signposted on major roads in the city.
The airport exit is 12 kilometres (eight miles) from the centre.
The terminals are colour coded on signs approaching the airport: Terminal 1 - orange; Terminal 2 - green; Terminal 3 - red.
www.madrid-mad.com /maps.html   (146 words)

  
 Fodor's Travel Guides | Forums Messages
I've used them several times with excellent results but they are a shuttle (unless you want to spring for one of their private limos) and some folks don;t like that option, either.
Its suitability for you depends on the details where your hotel is and when you are arriving (week day AM rush vs weekend/holiday) and your ability/willingness to schlep your stuff.
There is a bit of a walk at the airport to get to the metros station.
www.fodors.com /forums/pgMessages.jsp?fid=2&tid=34518899&numresponses=6&start=0   (462 words)

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