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Old 10th Jul 2020, 14:12
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Originally Posted by WHBM View Post
Dallas has been characterised by Love Field not only remaining open but carriers bursting to get in there and circumvent any restrictions. I think it has more passengers now than when DFW opened.

CDG has not supplanted Orly at all, and the majority of French short haul ops still go from there. It's rendered it a difficult place for connections.

Changi and Hong Kong both seem to be closer to the city than even Heathrow is.

Fundamentally, neither airlines nor passengers like airports that are far out. Commercially they don't work well, and notwithstanding older terminals the paying customers value convenience over some pangalactic architect's ego trip.
This true - but voters hate close in airports and they are a real pain to modify - Schipol works because its as far from the centre of Amsterdam and the Hague as it can be for example

As for the other s CDG - 76 million passengers Orly 31 million; DFW 75 million pax Love Field 16.7 million
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