Kastrup (Danish pronunciation: [ˈkʰæˌstʁɔp]) is a suburb of Copenhagen, Denmark, situated on the east coast of Amager in Tårnby Municipality. It is best known as the site of Copenhagen Airport. In Danish, the airport is often called Kastrup Lufthavn (Kastrup Airport) or Københavns Lufthavn, Kastrup (Copenhagen Airport, Kastrup). The population of Kastrup is approximately 43,000.
In 1749 Jacob Fortling obtained a royal license to establish a lime plant in Kastrup. It harbor in Kastrup for the landing of chalk from Saltholm. He soon diversified with a brickyard (1752) and a pottery specializing in faience (1755) at the same site. This marked the beginning of an industrial development that accelerated after the opening of Kastrup Glassworks in 1847. Copenhagen Airport opened in 1925.
- Christiane Koren (1764–1815) a Danish-Norwegian writer, wrote poems, plays and diaries,
- Malene Franzen (born 1970) a Danish rhythmic gymnast, competed at the 1988 Summer Olympics
- Dorthe Holm (born 1972) a Danish curler, skipped the Danish women's team at the 2006 Winter Olympics
- Jacob Carstensen (born 1978) a former freestyle swimmer, competed in three consequentive Summer Olympics
- Michael Falkesgaard (born 1991) a Danish-Filipino football goalkeeper
- Amalie Dideriksen (born 1996) a Danish road and track cyclist
- Karolina Jensen (born 2003) a Danish female curler
Kastrup Station serves the M2 line of the Copenhagen Metro. Lufthavnen Station is the terminus of the line. Trains approach the station by a bridge over the Øresund Motorway (E20). The platform area is constructed above the Øresund Railway adjoining a multi-storey car park. The station connects to the airport at the north end of Terminal 3 on level 2. Intercity trains operate out of the Copenhagen Airport, Kastrup Station which is located beneath the airport terminal building. There are several buses that roam through the city of Kastrup, following bus-lines: 2A, 5A and 36.
The former Superfos A/S-Glasuldsfabrik mineral wool factory (now Vægterparken), which was located between Nordmarksvej and Bøllevej (closed in 1982), is used as a location at 1:26:08 in the 1977 Olsen-banden film The Olsen Gang Outta Sight.
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