Târgu Mureș International Airport

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Transilvania Târgu Mureș Airport
Aeroportul Transilvania Târgu Mureș
Transilvania International Airport.jpg
IATA: TGMICAO: LRTM
TGM is located in Romania
TGM
TGM
Location of airport in Romania
Summary
Airport type Public
Owner Mureş County Council
Serves Târgu Mureş
Location Vidrasău, Mureș County
Focus city for Wizz Air
Elevation AMSL 963 ft / 294 m
Coordinates 46°28′04″N 024°24′45″E / 46.46778°N 24.41250°E / 46.46778; 24.41250 (Târgu Mureş International Airport)Coordinates: 46°28′04″N 024°24′45″E / 46.46778°N 24.41250°E / 46.46778; 24.41250 (Târgu Mureş International Airport)
Website targumuresairport.ro
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
07/25 2,100 6,889 Concrete
Statistics (2013)
Passengers 363,389
Aircraft movements 9,254
Source: Romanian AIP at EUROCONTROL,[1] Statistics,[2] Movements[3][4]

Transilvania Târgu Mureș Airport (Romanian: Aeroportul Transilvania Târgu Mureș) (IATA: TGMICAO: LRTM) is an international airport located 14 km (8.7 mi) southwest[1] of Târgu Mureș, Mureş County, in central Romania. Formerly known as Târgu Mureș Vidrasău Airport (for the locality 17 km (11 mi) outside of Târgu Mureș where it is located), it was renamed Transilvania Airport, in May 2006.

Târgu Mureş Airport serves the city of Târgu Mureș as well Mureș, Harghita and Bistrița-Năsăud counties.

History[edit]

Opened in 1936 and modernized in 1969,[5] it provides services for an area of 24,500 km2 (9,500 sq mi), with some 2.6 million inhabitants.

After 2000, the airport has undergone extensive renovation. In October 2005 a new international terminal was opened and Category II instrument landing system was installed, allowing the handling of flights 24 hours a day.

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Passenger flights[edit]

Airlines Destinations
TAROM Bucharest
Wizz Air Barcelona, Beauvais, Bergamo, Budapest, Dortmund, Hahn, London-Luton, Madrid, Memmingen, Rome-Fiumicino

Destination map[edit]

Statistics[edit]

Departure area
Year Passengers Change
2005 12,408 Increase 67%
2006 46,882 Increase 278%
2007 156,929 Increase 235%
2008 69,945 Decrease 55%
2009 84,062 Increase 20%
2010 74,353 Decrease 12%
2011 257,303 Increase 246%
2012 300,427 Increase 17%
2013 363,389 Increase 21%

See also[edit]

References[edit]

External links[edit]

Media related to Târgu Mureş International Airport at Wikimedia Commons