Copenhagen Airport Kastrup – Terminals 2 & 3

Copenhagen Airport Kastrup is the primary airport serving the Danish capital city of Copenhagen. It has a daily capacity of 50,000 passengers. Most of the passengers of the airport are international.

It is used as a main hub for Scandinavian Airlines and as an operating base for Norwegian Air Shuttle and Thomas Cook Airlines Scandinavia.

Copenhagen Airport has flight connection to 127 destinations worldwide.

About the name

Copenhagen Airport was once called just Kastrup Airport, as it is located in the town of Kastrup, which was absorbed by the municipality of Tarnby. However, the official name of the airport is Copenhagen Airport Kastrup to not to confuse it with Roskilde Airport, also named Copenhagen Airport Roskilde.

Copenhagen Airport is formed by an integrated terminal, formed by Terminal 2 and Terminal 3, which shares a common airside passenger concourse, even though arrivals and customs and baggage claim is in Terminal 3.

Terminal 2

Along with Terminal 3, they are the integrated terminals which form Copenhagen Airport. Both handle all the flights hosted in the airport.

Hosts the domestic and the international flights which doesn’t host Terminal 3, featuring SkyTeam and Oneworld Airlines flights, Norwegian Air Shuttle and check-in facilities for the economic carriers and charter flights.

Terminal 3

Hosts either domestic and international departures of several airlines, including Air Baltic, Air Serbia, Alsie Express, Danish Air Transport, Icelandair and Widerøe.

From Terminal 3, you can access to low cost gates CPH Go (boarding gates F1 to F10), where economic carriers such as Transavia, EasyJet and Ryanair are located.


On 2013, Copenhagen Airport won the World’s Best Airport Security Award by Skytrax due to the good quality of the security service procedures.

Self Service Check-in Kiosks

There is an available self-check-in service, which allows passengers of many airlines to use the self-service kiosks distributed throughout the airport, or even use the mobile phone to effectuate the check-in by these machines.

Central Station in Copenhagen passengers are also allowed to effectuate the check-in in site by these kiosks.

Smoking in the Airport

From 2009, it is not permitted to smoke in Terminal facilities, just outside the terminal buildings.

Other Terminals

Previously, the passenger terminal complex at the Airport was formed by 3 Terminals.
Passengers used to depart from Terminal 1, located at nearly 9 kilometres from the current Terminals.

From 2015, Terminal 1 was closed and departures were located in Terminals 2 and 3, and Pier C was expanded to be able to host large aircraft.

Nowadays, Copenhagen Airport has an integrated Passenger Terminal, which hosts either Terminals 2 and 3 as an integrated single Terminal.

Transport between terminals

Terminal 2 and Terminal 3 are linked airside.

Since they are the same terminal, check-in areas are located in different areas within the same facilities. It won’t take you more than 20 minutes to transfer from each other.

Buses between Terminal facilities

There are several buses that connects either Terminals with other facilities of Copenhagen Airport:

From P1 parking to Terminals 2 and 3, to Railway Station in Terminal 3 and to P15 and P17 parking lots.

Opening hours:

From 07:00 am to 18:00 pm, every 10 minutes.
From 04:30 am to 07:00 am and from 18:00 pm to 23:30 pm, every 15 minutes.
From 23:30 am to 04:30 am, every 20 minutes.

Check-in gates

Since it is an integrated terminal, when you pass security or you arrive for a connected flight, you will get in one large departure area, where access to all gates will be granted.

Each gate is no more far from each other than 10 minutes.

You’ll see that the international section is split by the Schengen and the non-Schengen sections.

To not to get lost, this is the gates order from west to east:

- From A29 to A34: For international destinations within Schengen area.

- From A18 to A28: For domestic departures and international destination within Schengen area.

- From A2 to A17 (Finger A) and from B2 to B19 (Finger B): For domestic departures and international destinations within Schengen area.

- From C2 to C10: Bus-boarding gates for domestic departures and international destinations within Schengen area.

- From C15 to C40 (Finger C): For international destinations outside Schengen area.

- From D1 to D4: For domestic departures and international destinations within Schengen area.

- From F1 to F6 (CHP Go): For economic carrier departures for international flights outside Schengen area.

- From F7 to F10: For economic carrier departures for international destinations within Schengen area.


Terminal building of Copenhagen Airport can be easily access by the following means of transport:

By Road: It is accessible by either taxi or bus. Just in front of the entrance and also from the Railway Station on the covered extension of Terminal 3, where also metro is available.

By train / metro: Pick them up at the covered extension of Terminal 3.

The distance from Copenhagen Airport and the city centre is of 8 kilometres. The trip time to get into the city varies between 15 to 20 minutes.


Copenhagen Airport is composed by a single level:

- Covered extension of Terminal 3: Railway Station is located there. There is also an underground level for Metro Station two levels above the Railway Station floor.

- Main floor: The main entrance to the Terminal Building is on this floor. Services and amenities and located on either side. Available services: Retail shops, Restaurants, cafés, kiosks, duty-free shops, currency exchange, ATMs, banks, airlines lounge and CPH Apartment.

- First floor: Hosts the security facility. Also, boarding area and gates are located in this level. Other services like Passport Control are located here.


Find attached the Airlines operating in the Terminal of Copenhagen Airport:

- Adria Airways
- Aegean Airlines
- Aeroflot
- Air Arabia Maroc
- AirBaltic
- Air Berlin
- Air Cairo
- Air Canada
- Air France
- Air Greenland
- Air India
- Air Serbia
- Alitalia
- Alsie Express
- Atlantic Airways
- AtlasGlobal
- Austrian Airlines
- BH Air
- Blue Air
- British Airways
- Brussels Airlines
- Bulgarian Air Charter
- Croatia Airlines
- Czech Airlines
- Danish Air Transport
- Delta Air Lines
- EasyJet
- EasyJet Switzerland
- EgyptAir
- Emirates
- Finnair
- Iberia Express
- Icelandair
- Iraqi Airways
- Jet Time
- LOT Polish Airlines
- Lufthansa
- Luxair
- Mahan Air
- Middle East Airlines
- Montenegro Airlines
- Nordica
- Norwegian Air Shuttle
- Pakistan International Airlines
- Pegasus Airlines
- Primera Air
- Qatar Airways
- Royal Air Maroc
- Ryanair
- Scandinavian Airlines
- Singapore Airlines
- SunExpress
- Swiss International Airlines
- TAP Portugal
- Thai Airways
- Thomas Cook Airlines Scandinavia
- Thomson Airways
- Transavia
- TUI fly Nordic
- Turkish Airlines
- Ural Airlines
- Vueling
- Wideroe
- Wizz Air
- WOW Air


Find the following services and amenities in the Terminal of Copenhagen Airport:
- Airline lounges
- Retail stores
- Pharmacy
- Toilets
- Showers
- Free Wi-Fi area
- Information desk
- Lost property
- ATMs
- Currency Exchange
- Baggage services
- Nursery
- Baby care rooms
- Play area
- Assistance Centre
- Outdoor smoking areas
- Post office
- Duty Free Shops
- Luggage & storage lockers
- Luggage wrapping
- Wheel-chair renting service
- Global refund
- Airport workspaces & lounges
- Travel agencies
- Transfer Centre
- Banks
- Kastrup Ticket Office


Copenhagen airport is one of the finest airports worldwide due to its design and architecture.

Just take a look at the floor in the transit area: it is covered with shiny hardwood floors.

The combination of this floors with the steel and glass of its structure gives you a unique atmosphere given by this Danish Nordic design.

Also, you can find through the airport paintings and sculptures – keep your eyes wide open since art is everywhere!