Geneva Airport ()
Geneva Cointrin is the 31st best airport according to our worldwide airport ranking. Almost 17 million air passengers travel through the airport annually, making it the second busiest airport in Switzerland.
Quality of service
Flight Delays and Flight Cancellations
Almost 200 flights depart from Geneva Cointrin daily. The average flight delay percentage for the airport was 22% in 2016, which is less than at London Gatwick but more than at Frankfurt International Airport. London Heathrow is the destination that receives the largest traffic from Geneva Cointrin. Last year, less than 0.3% of all flights departing from the airport were canceled or heavily delayed (more than three hours). For delays longer than 3 hours and cancellations, airline passengers are entitled to compensation under EU regulation. If you encounter these flight disruptions you could be eligible for up to 600€. Alternatively, if you are denied boarding at Geneva Cointrin due to an overbooked flight you also may be entitled to up to 600€. Learn more about your air passenger rights when traveling at Geneva Cointrin airport.
On-time performance for nearby airports
For delays longer than 3 hours and cancellations, airline passengers are entitled to compensation under EU regulation. If you encounter these flight disruptions you could be eligible for up to 600€. Alternatively, if you are denied boarding at Geneva Cointrin due to an overbooked flight you also may be entitled to up to 600€. Learn more about your air passenger rights when traveling at Geneva Cointrin airport.
Had a Delayed or Cancelled Flight from Airport?
Every year, around 20% of flights departing from Geneva Cointrin are delayed or canceled. AirHelp assists air passengers who have experienced a flight delay or cancellation to get compensation from their airline. Simply enter your flight details for any flight that has been delayed or canceled in the last 3 years to check your eligibility. You could be owed up to 600€ in compensation.
Geneva Cointrin is the 2nd busiest airport in Switzerland, with around 200 flights departing every day. Easyjet, Swiss and British Airways are the airlines that carry the highest number of passengers from Geneva Cointrin airport.
Most Popular Flight Routes
Delayed or Cancelled Flight Routes from
Since around 20% of flights out of Geneva Cointrin airport are delayed or canceled, you’re likely to arrive at your destination with some delay. There are some routes that are affected by flight delays and cancellations more often than others. Here is our list of the routes that are most frequently affected:
Had a flight delay from in the last 3 years? You could be eligible to claim compensation.
Did you know that any delayed, cancelled or overbooked flight you’ve taken in the last 3 years could be eligible for compensation from the airline? Wherever you’re flying from -- EU, US or international, you have unique passenger rights for the region. For flights from Geneva Cointrin airport, you could be eligible for up to 600€ in compensation for delays, cancellations or overbooked flights. Learn more about your air passenger rights when your flight has been delayed and what steps to take next.
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A hub for passengers traveling through Europe, with flight routes to both local and international destinations.
The airport is 4 km from the Geneva city centre. There is a railway station with trains to Geneva-Cornavin station, and other cities in Switzerland.
- Airport IATA Code: GVA
- Address: Route de l'Aéroport 21, 1215 Le Grand-Saconnex, Suisse
- Website: https://www.gva.ch/
- Contact: 0041227177111