The airport extends to 340 hectares (840 acres) and situated 5
kilometers from central Geneva. It is well connected by train, trolleybus,
The most interesting fact about this airport is that part of the
airport lies in Switzerland and part in France. It is therefore
necessary to have your passport ready if you wish to explore the
Direct scheduled flights from Geneva on 41 airlines extend to 80
destinations and over 7 million people used Geneva Airport in 2000
Information And Help Desks :
Information desks (tel: (0)22 717 7105) are located on the Arrivals
level and in the transit area. The French sector has independent
services. There are various tourist information offices for both
Swiss and French regions, located in the Arrivals areas of each
Airport Facilities :
Money and communications:
Banks, bureaux de change, ATMs, a post office and mobile telephone
hire are all available.
Eating and drinking: There is a range of bars,
cafés and restaurants.
Shopping: Shopping includes duty-free.
Luggage: A porter service is available. There
is a lost property office on the public concourse and at the train
station. Left-luggage facilities and lockers are available at
the train station.
Other facilities: There are pharmacies, showers,
a medical centre and a nursery.
The public areas and car park are fully accessible for wheelchairs.
Assistance is available for passengers with disabilities (tel: (0)22
799 3346). Passengers should request any special assistance when
booking their ticket.
Luggage : A left-luggage facility and a lost property
desk (tel: (0)131 344 3486) are available.
Other facilities : These include baby care facilities
and a prayer/quiet room.
Disabled Facilities :
Facilities for disabled people include accessible toilets, ramps,
lifts, and reserved seating. There is a TDD telephone in the International
Arrivals area and the airport telephone switchboard is equipped
with a Minicom system (tel: (0)131 344 3100). Induction loops are
fitted at various points throughout the terminal. Passengers should
advise their airline of their special needs in advance. Reserved
parking and wheelchair push and provision and help with baggage
are available. Assistance can also be pre-booked (tel: (0)131 344
The Move pick Airport Hotel (tel: (0)22 717 1603) is a short walk
from the airport; alternatively, a shuttle bus departs for the hotel
from outside Arrivals. Hotels located near the airport with a free
shuttle bus service include the Chavannes-de-Bogis (tel: (0)22 960
8181), Crowne Plaza (tel: (0)22 747 0202), Express by Holiday Inn
(tel: (0)22 939 3939), NH Tulip Inn (tel: (0)22 989 9506) and Ramada
Park Hotel (tel: (0)22 710 3000) in Switzerland, and the Holiday
Inn Thoiry (tel: (0)4 5099 1999) and Novotel (tel: 33 (0)4 5040
8523) in the French sector. Hotel reservations can be made via Geneva
Tourism and AMDACO, in the Arrivals area.
Car Rental companies can be contacted at the airport arrival hall.
You can book your Car in advance and have them pick you up when
you arrive at the airport.