List of airports and airstrips in Serbia

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This is a list of airports and heliports in Serbia[a], which is grouped by type and sorted by location.

Airports[edit]

Location/city served ICAO IATA FAA Other Facility name
International
Belgrade LYBE BEG Nikola Tesla International Airport
Kraljevo LYKV Kraljevo "Morava" Airport
Niš LYNI INI Niš Constantine the Great Airport
Vršac LYVR Vršac International Airport
Užice LYUZ UZC LY88 Užice-Ponikve Airport
Domestic
Bela Crkva LYCC Bela Crkva Airport
Belgrade LYBJ Lisičji Jarak Airport
Bor LYBO LY89 Bor Airport
Čačak-Preljina LYCA Čačak-Preljina Airport
Jagodina LYJA Jagodina Airport
Kikinda LYKI Kikinda Airport
Knjaževac LYKZ Knjaževac Airport
Kostolac LYKT Kostolac Airport
Kraljevo LYKA Kraljevo Sport Airport
Kruševac LYKS Kruševac Airport
Leskovac LYLE Leskovac Airport
Novi Sad LYNS QND Novi Sad Airport
Pančevo LYPA Pančevo Airport
Paraćin LYPN Paraćin Airport
Smederevo LYSD Smederevo Airport
Smederevska Palanka LYSP Smederevska Palanka Airport
Sremska Mitrovica LYSM Sremska Mitrovica Airport
Stara Pazova Stara Pazova Airport
Subotica LYSU Subotica Airport
Trstenik LYTR Trstenik Airport
Valjevo LYVA Valjevo Airport
Surčin LYPB Progar Airport
Zemun LYZP Zemun Polje Airport
Zrenjanin LYZR Zrenjanin Airport
Military
Belgrade LYBV Banjički Vis Military Base
Batajnica LYBT BJY Batajnica Airbase
Kovin LY87 Kovin Airport
Kraljevo LYKV Kraljevo-Lađevci Airport
Niš LYNI INI Niš Airport
Sjenica LYSJ Sjenica Airport
Sombor LYSO Sombor Airport

Passenger statistics[edit]

Passenger Statistics for Serbia (with Kosovo[a])
Rank Airport Location 2012 Passengers 2013 Passengers Change 2012-2013% 2014 (September) Passengers
1 Belgrade Nikola Tesla Airport Belgrade 3,363,919 3,543,194 Increase 5% 3,104,848 (Increase 30%)
2 Niš Constantine the Great Airport Niš 27,426 21,700 Decrease 26% N/A
Total 3,391,345 3,564,894 Increase 5% 3,104,848 (Belgrade only)

Future international airports[edit]

  • Kraljevo-Morava Airport is under heavy reconstruction as well. Its airport terminal building was completed in 2012. A new control tower has been built as well with the investments of €3.5 million, replacing the previously NATO-bombed control tower. Once entirely completed, the airport will be open for public and cargo flights.
  • On April 5, 2012 Government of Vojvodina decided to develop the airport for civilian traffic. Novi Sad Airport willing to finish construction of its terminal building by the end of 2015, so it can service passenger, business, low cost and cargo flights.
  • There is some construction/reconstruction going on at the Zrenjanin Airport as well. The first phase, which is almost complete, is to build a hangar, a terminal and an aircraft parking area. The second phase is to build concrete/asphalt runway 1,800 metres long and 50 metres wide. Once again, with reconstruction, this airport will also get an international airport status.

Airports requested for public use[edit]

  • In April 2006, Kovin Airport asked for it to be used for public use, instead of military. The government will most likely accept the move.
  • The management of Belgrade Nikola Tesla Airport have visited Sjenica Airport on May 18, 2006, and announced plans of making a project aimed at turning this airport into a public one. The airport will mostly be used for cargo and possible tourist transport. Local companies confirmed their interest for this project.
  • Sombor Airport is currently used by the military, but there is an interest of foreign investors to be also used as a public one, mostly by tourists.
  • In 2007 the Vrnjačka Banja resort and the Trstenik Airport requested approval for opening the airport to the public. The government will most likely accept the proposal.

Airports under reconstruction[edit]

  • Vršac Airport, one of the busiest sport airports in Serbia, is being planned for reconstruction. The current runway needs to be lengthened by 1,800 m. The width will also be increased by 30 m. What also needs to be done is the strengthening of the whole construction of the runway, taxiway and terminal platform, according to the 30 tonnes of airplane weight. Vršac Airport also has a pilot training academy.
  • Bor Airport is also getting reconstructed. The runway will be modified and equipment will be brought for use in the terminal. Due to Belgrade Airport's terminal 1 being renovated, its equipment is to be relocated to Bor Airport.

See also[edit]

Notes and references[edit]

Notes:

a. ^ Kosovo is the subject of a territorial dispute between the Republic of Serbia and the Republic of Kosovo. The latter declared independence on 17 February 2008, but Serbia continues to claim it as part of its own sovereign territory. Kosovo's independence has been recognised by 108 out of 193 United Nations member states.

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