|IATA: TAY – ICAO: EETU|
|Operator||Tallinn Airport Ltd|
|Location||Reola, Ülenurme Parish|
|Elevation AMSL||219 ft / 67 m|
|Source: Estonian AIP at EUROCONTROL|
Tartu Airport (IATA: TAY, ICAO: EETU) is an airport in Reola, Ülenurme Parish, about 8 km (5 mi) south of Tartu, the second largest city in Estonia. It is also called Ülenurme Airport due to its proximity to the village of Ülenurme. The Tallinn–Tartu–Võru–Luhamaa highway (E263) passes near the airport.
One regular service is in operation: Flybe Nordic operates regular flights between Tartu and Helsinki 6 times a week. Estonian Air Regional provided flights to and from Tallinn until 21 December 2012, and Air Baltic operated flights to Riga until 1 August 2011.
The airport was opened on 15 May 1946. A new terminal building was built in 1981, and the runway and taxiway were also upgraded then. Since 2005 the airport has been operated by Tallinn Airport Ltd.
In 2009 the runway was lengthened to 1,799 m (5,902 ft).
In 2010 Tartu Airport served 23,504 passengers.
AirBaltic cancelled its regular flights to Riga on 1 August 2011.
Estonian Air ended its flights to Tallinn on 21 December 2012.
Airlines and destinations
|1.||Latvia||Riga||Riga International Airport||RIX/EVRA||4,793,213||+0.6%|
|2.||Lithuania||Vilnius||Vilnius International Airport||VNO/EYVI||2,661,869||+20.6%|
|3.||Estonia||Tallinn||Lennart Meri Tallinn Airport||TLL/EETN||1,958,801||-11.2%|
|4.||Lithuania||Kaunas||Kaunas International Airport||KUN/EYKA||695,509|
|5.||Lithuania||Palanga||Palanga International Airport||PLQ/EYPA||127,890||-1.0%|
- Official website
- Current weather for EETU at NOAA/NWS
- Accident history for TAY at Aviation Safety Network