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Which is the world's first airport?

August 03, 2006 09:58 IST
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1. The world's largest airport terminal is...
a) Hong Kong International Airport
b) Heathrow Airport
c) Dubai International Airport

2. Which airport won the 'World Airport of the Year' title for 2006?
a) Heathrow Airport
b) Changi Airport
c) Dubai International Airport

3. Which is the world's first airport?
a) Croydon Airport
b) Heathrow Airport
c) Denver International Airport

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The correct answer is Croydon Airport .
The world's first airport was built in 1928 at Croydon near London (England). It was the main airport for London till it was closed down in 1959, after the World War II. It is now open as a visitor centre for aviation.
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The world's first airport was built in 1928 at Croydon near London (England). It was the main airport for London till it was closed down in 1959, after the World War II. It is now open as a visitor centre for aviation.

4. Where is the world's highest airport located?
a) China
b) India
c) Tibet

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The correct answer is Tibet.
Qamdo Bangda Airport in Tibet is the world's highest airport. It is situated at a height of 4,334 metres (14,219 ft) above sea level. It was built at a cost of 250 million yuan ($29.6 million). .
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Qamdo Bangda Airport in Tibet is the world's highest airport. It is situated at a height of 4,334 metres (14,219 ft) above sea level. It was built at a cost of 250 million yuan ($29.6 million).

5. Which airport has the longest conveyor belt?
a) Heathrow International Airport
b) Hong Kong International Airport
c) Denver International Airport

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The correct answer is Denver International Airport.
Denver International Airport in Colorado, USA has the longest airport baggage conveyor system in the world. Its conveyer belt is 9 km (6 miles) long. It is also famous for its white roof, which resembles the snow-capped Rocky Mountains.
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Denver International Airport in Colorado, USA has the longest airport baggage conveyor system in the world. Its conveyer belt is 9 km (6 miles) long. It is also famous for its white roof, which resembles the snow-capped Rocky Mountains.

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