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|IATA: ILZ – ICAO: LZZI
|Operator||Letisko Žilina a.s.|
|Location||Dolný Hričov, Slovakia|
|Elevation AMSL||1,020 ft / 311 m|
Žilina Airport (IATA: ILZ, ICAO: LZZI) is an airport serving Žilina, Slovakia. It is located near the village of Dolný Hričov, approximately 10 km west of Žilina itself. The airport is used for both international and domestic flights, as well for private flights, amateur sport flights, air ambulance flights and other special flights. It also serves as primary training airport for students of air transport-related majors at the University of Žilina.
The airport was built in the 1970s to replace the old Brezovský Majer airport, to give way to the growing city of Žilina. The first flight to Prague was done on 4 May 1972, and the airport was officially opened on 2 August 1974.
- Žilina Airport
- Airport information for LZZI at World Aero Data. Data current as of October 2006.Source: DAFIF.
- Airport information for LZZI at Great Circle Mapper. Source: DAFIF (effective Oct. 2006).
- Current weather for LZZI at NOAA/NWS
- Accident history for ILZ at Aviation Safety Network
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