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Use of articles with proper names

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Use of articles with proper names
Dear Friends, please help me in this one. Do we use the definite articles with the names of airports?
We arrived at _?_  Heathrow Airport 3 hours before the flight
We arrived at _?_ Istanbul Atarurk Airport in the morning

10 Mar 2010      


No, you do not usually use a definite article with the names of airports. Although, if you didn�t specify the place, you would have to use it.


We arrived at Heathrow Airport at 4.
We arrived at "the" airport at 4.

10 Mar 2010     

United States


11 Mar 2010