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    Airports of the World - September/October issue is OUT NOW!


    At the foot of the rock

    Gibraltar Airport has a short runway with a seashore at both ends, and a public road running through its centre. Renato Serra Fonseca fulfils a long-held desire to tell the story of this fascinating airfield.


    The facilities at Hamburg have generally stood the test of time since Airports of the World last visited ten years ago, but with traffic growing, major upgrades are now under way, as Tony Dixon finds out.


    Sebastian Schmitz discovers how a large military base that was once the biggest employer in the Lower Rhein area has been transformed into a low-fare airport.


    Dortmund has struggled following the consolidation of the countrys airlines and a downturn in traffic to some popular tourist destinations. But salvation is coming in the form of low-cost carriers, as Sebastian Schmitz explains.

    The rise of remote towers

    Andy Martin talks to the experts at Saab Digital Air Traffic Solutions and Searidge Technologies to find out why remote towers are suddenly attracting interest from airports large and small.

    Champions League
    Real Madrid played Juventus in the UEFA Champions League final at the Principality Stadium in Cardiff on June 3. Local photographers captured some of the more unusual visitors to Wales, Southern England and the Midlands over the three days before, during and after the game.

    Cool in Coolangatta
    Australias Gold Coast is gearing up for a mass influx of passengers during next years Commonwealth Games. Theres also a growing number of tourists enjoying the regions beaches and theme parks. Chris Frame finds out more.

    Heathrow at Night
    Major international airports never sleep, but some have quieter spells once night falls. Airports of the World has some exclusive pictures taken from the air traffic control tower at London Heathrow when most of the traffic stopped moving.


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