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Geneva Airport Code GVA

Airport Codes

IATA CODE GVA
ICAO CODE LSGG
FAA CODE N/A
WORLD AREA CODE 486
COUNTRY CODE CHE
ZIP CODE 1215 LE
IATA METROPOLITAN CODE GVA

Airport coordinates

LAT / LON 46°14'17"N / 6°6'32"E

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Weather Observations

Station ID: LSGG
Observation Time: 03/06/2021 11:57 am

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About Geneva Airport Code

Geneva Airport code is GVA. This airport code is derived from Geneva city in Switzerland where it is based. Its elevation above sea level is 430 meters. 

About Geneva Airport (GVA)

Geneva Airport (GVA) is colloquially known as Cointrin Airport (GVA). It is one of the busiest airports in the country serving over 15 million passengers. It is a hub for Swiss International Air Lines and EasyJet Switzerland.

Geneva Airport (GVA) Runways

Geneva Airport (GVA) is serviced by two runways:

04/22 3,900 m concrete

04L/22R 823 m grass/earth

These runways handle 187,162 aircraft movements annually along with passenger traffic of over 17 million. 

Geneva Airport (GVA) Terminal

There are three terminals at the airport: Terminal 1, Terminal 2, and Terminal 3. 

Terminal 1 is the primary terminal that handles most of the operations while Terminal 2 is used only seasonally. Terminal 3 is a business aviation facility. 

Nearest Airports to Geneva Airport (GVA)

  • Annecy Airport (34km)
  • Chambery Airport (69km)
  • Sion Airport (94km)
  • Lyon (France) Airport (97km)
  • Dole Tavaux Airport (104km)

Major Airlines Operating from Geneva Airport (GVA)

  • Aegean Airlines 
  • Aer Lingus
  • Aeroflot
  • Air Algerie
  • airBaltic
  • Air Canada
  • Air China 
  • Air France
  • Air France Hop
  • Air Glaciers
  • Air Malta
  • Air Mauritius
  • Air Serbia

Runway Data

Name Length Width Surface Lighted
04-22 12,795 ft 164 ft Concrete Yes
04L-22R 2,700 ft 98 ft Other “GRASS CAUTION: ATC do NOT apply wake turbulence separation!” Yes

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