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PADI Discover Scuba Diving Course from Geneva

PADI Discover Scuba Diving Course from Geneva
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When you are not sure if scuba diving is your thing, the Discover Scuba Diver (DSD) is the right choice for you to try it out and learn some basic skills (theory and under-water) in full security.

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Did you ever try diving in Lake Geneva? Meet pikes and perches, American Crayfish, or a rainbow trout. Admire the beautiful fauna and discover some special diver's surprises, such a miniature music band under water. <br /><br />To make it yet more exciting, dive by night, when the underwater world is even more special than during day time. <br /><br />Meeting point: Hermance<br /><br />Please note that this offer is only for certified divers (PADI) Scuba Diver or Equivalent Minimum <br /><em> </em>

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Geneva International Airport

Where is Geneva Airport?  

Geneva is one of the world's major centres of international diplomacy. It has served as headquarters of the International Committee of the Red Cross, and the United Nations, and is currently home the World Health Organization.

Many tourists bound for Chamonix and Mont Blanc in France pass through the city, as Geneva is the closest airport to Chamonix.

Geneva International Airport (IATA: GVA, ICAO: LSGG), officially Genève Aéroport, formerly Cointrin Airport, commonly referred to as simply Geneva Airport, is located 4 kilometres (2.5 miles) northwest of Geneva city centre, Switzerland. The airport is partially located within 2 communes, Grand-Saconnex and Meyrin.

GVA's northern limit runs along the border between Switzerland and France. The terminal has been designed so the airport can be accessed from both countries. Passengers on flights to or from France do not have to go through Swiss customs and immigration, if they remain in the French sector of the airport.

In 2012, Geneva Airport served 13,899,422 passengers, making it the 31st busiest airport in Europe, and the 2nd busiest in Switzerland - after Zürich International Airport (ZRH)

GVA is a major hub for EasyJet Switzerland and Darwin Airline, and a focus city for Swiss International Air Lines.

Among the other airlines that fly to Geneva Airport are Aegean Airlines, Aer Lingus, Aeroflot, Air Canada, Air China, Air France, Alitalia, British Airways, EgyptAir, El Al, Emirates, Etihad, Flybe, Iberia, KLM, Kuwait Airways, Lufthansa, Pegasus Airlines, Qatar Airways, Royal Air Maroc, Royal Jordanian, Saudia, TAP Portugal, Thomas Cook Airlines, Turkish Airlines, United Airlines and Wizz Air.

Many cities have flights to Geneva, including Abu Dhabi, Amman, Amsterdam, Athens, Barcelona, Beijing, Beirut, Berlin, Brussels, Budapest, Cairo, Casablanca, Doha, Dubai, Frankfurt, Istanbul, Kiev, Kuwait, Lisbon, London, Madrid, Montréal, Moscow, Paris, Oslo, Reykjavik, Rome, Tel Aviv, Toronto, Warsaw, Washington DC and Zürich, to name just a few.

Your best bet for a Geneva Airport transfer is the train. Details on all options are included in this guide.

Or, to truly arrive stress free, treat yourself to a private Geneva Airport transfer from IHateTaxis.


 Other Items of Interest at Geneva Airport

Services at Geneva Airport include:

  • GVAPP - the Geneva Airport app
  • Luggage storage - at the Swiss Railways airport station
  • 2 children zones - with kitchens, playgrounds, games
  • Post office
  • Drycleaning
  • Pharmacy
  • Meditation centre - transit zone, near lounges
  • Showers:
  •      Arrivals level in the transit area, near baggage carousel 6
  •      Departures level in the transit area, near the first class lounges
  •      Public area near the post office
  • Extensive convention facilities


Note that the Geneva Airport is closed from 00:00 to 04:00, and you cannot stay inside the terminal (so no overnight sleeping at his airport!). 


Geneva Airport hosts an office of the International Air Transport Association (IATA) and the world headquarters of Airports Council International (ACI).

Additional Geneva Airport information may be found by visiting their official website below.

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Last Updated: 14 Dec 2015