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Kastrup is a suburb
Suburb
The word suburb mostly refers to a residential area, either existing as part of a city or as a separate residential community within commuting distance of a city . Some suburbs have a degree of administrative autonomy, and most have lower population density than inner city neighborhoods...

 of Copenhagen
Copenhagen
Copenhagen is the capital and largest city of Denmark, with an urban population of 1,199,224 and a metropolitan population of 1,930,260 . With the completion of the transnational Øresund Bridge in 2000, Copenhagen has become the centre of the increasingly integrating Øresund Region...

, on the east coast of Amager
Amager
Amager is a Danish island in the Øresund. The Danish capital, Copenhagen, is partly situated on Amager, which is connected to the much larger island of Zealand by five bridges.-History:...

 in the Tårnby Municipality.

Kastrup is best known as the site of Copenhagen Airport
Copenhagen Airport
Copenhagen Airport is the main international airport serving Copenhagen, Denmark and the Oresund Region. It is located on the island of Amager, south of Copenhagen city centre, and west of Malmö city centre on the other side of the Oresund Bridge. The airport lies mainly in the municipality...

. In Danish, the airport is often called Kastrup Lufthavn (Kastrup Airport) or Københavns Lufthavn, Kastrup (Copenhagen Airport, Kastrup).

Scandinavian Airlines System
Scandinavian Airlines System
Scandinavian Airlines or SAS, previously Scandinavian Airlines System, is the flag carrier of Denmark, Norway and Sweden, and the largest airline in Scandinavia....

 has its Denmark offices in Kastrup. Transavia Denmark has its head office in Kastrup. When SAS Commuter
SAS Commuter
SAS Commuter, later branded Scandinavian Commuter was a regional airline created by Scandinavian Airlines parent companies Det Norske Luftfartsselskap, Det Danske Luftfartsselskap og Aerotransport on December 1, 1988. It was merged with the new airlines Scandinavian Airlines Denmark, Scandinavian...

 operated, its head office was in Kastrup. When Danair
Danair
Danair A/S was an airline in Denmark, headquartered in Kastrup, Tårnby Municipality. It was a joint venture between Scandinavian Airlines System , Maersk Air and Cimber Air...

 existed, its head office was in Kastrup.

See also


  • Kastrup station
    Kastrup station
    Kastrup Station is a rapid transit station of the Copenhagen Metro, located in the Kastrup section of Tårnby. It opened on 28 September 2007....


IIID(IKEA Industrial and Investiment Development) head office located in Kastrup.