This is the largest international airport of Switzerland and is the principal hub for Swiss International Air Lines.
The airport has enjoyed continuous improvements of its facilities thanks to influx of more than 24 million passengers each year.
Zurich airport is located just 12 kilometres from the centre of Zurich making it very accessible.
The airport is well-equipped for disabled passengers. Free facilities for the disabled include accessible toilets and telephone booths, ramps and lifts. Disabled parking spaces are available in car parks P1, P2 and P3; passengers who have pre-registered and have received a permit can park on the kerb opposite the terminal. Porters can be hired to assist disabled travellers to the railway station at Zurich airport.
There are special assistance desks in the departures halls for travellers with special needs; passengers using this service have to report no later than 90 minutes before departures. Passengers requiring wheelchairs and special assistance can inform their airline prior to travel.
There are banks, which also provide bureau de change services, at various points within the airport complex. Passengers can also find further bureaux de change throughout Zurich airport.
A post office and nine FASTpoint terminals providing telephone, fax and photocopying facilities also available at the airport.
A number of lounges in airport are available for first- and business-class passengers, as well as customers of particular airlines.
The airport also offers low-price medical and dental services , pharmacies, prayer rooms and nurseries at Zurich Airport. Bicycle and baby buggy rental is available. Showers are available both pre- and post-security.
There is a lost property office which deals with Swiss enquiries. A porter service is on hand to assist passengers with their luggage; trolleys can be used free of charge.