replace the current, outdated long-haul section (Pier C) of the terminal, which originally was intended to be an interim solution back in 1975, with a completely reconstructed facility. Facilities at Terminal 2 are poor, with only one restaurant and no duty-free shops. Latitude.23756000, longitude.10921000, city, geneva, domestic Departures 4, domestic Arrivals 4, international Departures 166. Then think twice boring oldfashioned airport. However they have a smoking area for you to wait whilst easyjet figure out how to get you home. Groundbreaking took place in the same month while the old Pier C will be demolished during 2017. They are delicate and also there was no lock! The airport is really small one. Amazing queues at security control! They made me place four music boxes in my bag. 11 The September 11, 2001 attacks and the bankruptcy of Swissair in 2001 delayed it furthermore. Since then, a number of changes have been made. The aircraft circled the airport several times, before landing around 6:00 in the morning with one engine and less than 10 minutes of fuel remaining. At the time, there was a small amount of air traffic, with Lufthansa flying from Berlin to Barcelona via Halle, Leipzig, Geneva and Marseille. Before arriving at GVA you probably didn't realise how little you care about watch adverts. I missed my flight. The current number of passengers flying through Cointrin is around 15 million per year, and it's growing rapidly. To 1931, the wooden sheds were replaced by three concrete ones. Almost missed my flight. Its, iATA code is GVA and is located latitude.24 and longitude.11 in Switzerland and operates in cest time zone which is the same time zone as Genève. Nice place all the same. 5 6, contents, history edit, early years edit Geneva airport was created in 1919 as a simple field in Cointrin, near the city of Geneva covering an area of 54 hectares (130 acres). Very friendly ppl always welcome hospitable and smiling. Terminal 1 edit Terminal 1, also known as Main terminal (M) is divided into 5 piers, A, B, C, D and.