Basel Airport Is The Exit Into Three Countries

Mar 5, 2019 | Basel-Stadt | 0 comments

Switzerland is one of the main transport hubs in Europe. From Geneva, Zurich and Basel any European city can be reached within an hour. Airports Geneva and Basel have extis into more than one country.

Basel Airport is a transport knot of three countries: Switzerland, France and Germany. Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg airport, or Europort is located in France: 1km from the Swiss border and 5 km from Germany. Basel Airport officially run by two countries: France and Switzerland. 

There is a special road route that allows access to/from Switzerland without legally entering France. This was quite important before Switzerland joined Schengen in 2009. According to locals living in Basel and Weil am Rhein, they can see landing planes from their windows.

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