Bacău International Airport

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Bacău "George Enescu" International Airport
Aeroportul Internaţional George Enescu Bacău
IATA: BCMICAO: LRBC
BCM is located in Romania
BCM
BCM
Location of airport in Romania
Summary
Airport type Military/Public
Operator Bacău County Council, Bacău Local Council
Serves Bacău, Romania
Focus city for Blue Air
Elevation AMSL 607 ft / 185 m
Coordinates 46°31′19″N 026°54′37″E / 46.52194°N 26.91028°E / 46.52194; 26.91028 (Bacău "George Enescu" International Airport)Coordinates: 46°31′19″N 026°54′37″E / 46.52194°N 26.91028°E / 46.52194; 26.91028 (Bacău "George Enescu" International Airport)
Website www.bacauairport.ro
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
16/34 2,500 8,203 Concrete
Statistics (2013)
Passengers 307,488
Aircraft movements 4,850
Source: Romanian AIP at EUROCONTROL,[1] Passenger statistics,[2] Movements[3]

George Enescu International Airport (IATA: BCMICAO: LRBC) is an airport located in Bacău, Romania. Named after the Romanian composer George Enescu. Bacău Airport shares its runway with RoAF 95th Air Base and Aerostar, a major Romanian aerospace and defence company.

History[edit]

Bacău Airport opened for passenger service in 1946. A modern terminal building with a control tower began construction in 1970, and was completed in 1971.[4] In 1975, it received international status. A 2005 renovation/expansion remodeled the terminal building.

Military usage[edit]

The airport is home to the Romanian Air Force 95th Air Base, with one fighter regiment (operating MiG-21 LanceR) and a helicopter regiment (operating IAR-330L). The base is also home to the 250th training regiment.

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Airlines Destinations
Air Bucharest Seasonal charter: Antalya (begins 13 June 2014)
Blue Air Bergamo, Bologna, Cuneo, London-Luton, Rome-Fiumicino
Seasonal: Beauvais, Brussels, Dublin
Seasonal charter: Antalya (begins 19 June 2014), Heraklion (begins 14 June 2014)

Destination map[edit]

Statistics[edit]

George Enescu International handled 307,488 passengers in 2013,[2] which represents a 21.8% decrease over the previous year.

Year Passengers Compared to Previous Year
2003 21,020 Increase 66.2%
2004 27,574 Increase 31.2%
2005 36,261 Increase 31.5%
2006 40,601 Increase 12%
2007 112,854 Increase 178%
2008 116,492 Increase 3.2%
2009 195,772 Increase 68%
2010 240,735 Increase 23%
2011 336,961 Increase 40%
2012 393,352 Increase 16.7%
2013 307,488 Decrease 21.8%

Sources[5][6][7]

Ground transportation[edit]

The airport is located 5 km (3.1 mi) south[1] of Bacău, accessible by taxi. The local bus station is located 600 m (2,000 ft) from the terminal.

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