Zurich Airport (ZRH)
Just 12 km / 7 miles north of Zurich, the financial and business centre of Switzerland, Zurich Airport (ZRH) is situated next to Bachenbülach, Kloten, Opfikon and Rümlang. Due to its close proximity to the city itself, Zurich Airport is extremely popular with business travellers, who arrive all year round.
With two terminals handling over 24 million passengers a year, Zurich Airport is served by around 100 airlines, with flights to over 150 different destinations worldwide, as well as to major domestic cities. This busy air facility boasts around 12,000 parking spaces and a staff of more than 20,000 people, with a further 100,000 people earning their living from related industries. Zurich Airport is known for its punctual flights, modern facilities and large wildlife reserve, which is located within the actual grounds and covers almost 100 acres / 40 hectares, including areas of marshland.
Central Zurich and its main districts (Kreise), such as Altstadt, Aussersihl, Enge, Leimbach and Niederdorf, can be reached by an array of transport options from the airport. Buses, coaches and shuttles link the city and many nearby Swiss towns, while the Zurich Airport railway station is the quickest choice and links the city centre in just ten minutes. Consider purchasing a Welcome Ticket, which allows unlimited train travel.
About Zurich Tourism
The biggest city in the whole of Switzerland, Zurich is an important centre of culture and commerce, with much financial activity centred around the Bahnhofstrasse and in particular, within the Parade-Platz. Located on the north-westerly side of the vast Lake Zurich and based around the wide Limmat River, the city is full of tourist appeal, particularly around the historic Altstadt district (Old Town).
When flying into Zurich Airport (ZRH) and staying in this part of Switzerland, be sure to pay a visit to the city's exceptional Kunsthaus Zürich art museum, the cultural Swiss National Museum, the family orientated Zoological Gardens, the 12th-century Grossmünster church, and the neighbouring St. Peter's Church, which dominates the area with its clock tower and enormous clock face.
Zurich Airport (ZRH):|
|Address: CH-8058 Zurich-Airport, Zurich, Switzerland|
|Airport Code: ZRH
Tel: +41 43 816 2211
Fax: +41 43 816 5747