Špiro Mugoša Airport

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Špiro Mugoša Airport

Ćemovsko Polje Airport

Аеродром Ћемовско Поље

Aerodrom Ćemovsko Polje
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Summary
Airport typePublic (sport and training)
OwnerAero Club Špiro Mugoša
OperatorAero Club Krila Podgorice
ServesPodgorica, Montenegro
LocationStari Aerodrom, Podgorica
Elevation AMSL197 ft / 60 m
Coordinates42°25′20.34″N 19°17′26.80″E / 42.4223167°N 19.2907778°E / 42.4223167; 19.2907778Coordinates: 42°25′20.34″N 19°17′26.80″E / 42.4223167°N 19.2907778°E / 42.4223167; 19.2907778
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Map
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Location of airport in Montenegro
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
18/36 2,625 800 Asphalt
18/36 3,281 1,000 Grass

Špiro Mugoša Airport (Montenegrin: Аеродром Шпиро Мугоша / Aerodrom Špiro Mugoša), also known as Ćemovsko Polje Airport (Montenegrin: Аеродром Ћемовско Поље / Aerodrom Ćemovsko Polje), is a small airport near the Montenegrin capital of Podgorica. It once served as city's only airport, mainly for military use, and withstood heavy bombing during Bombing of Podgorica in World War II. It was open officially with a paved runway in 1994[clarify], and it is one of the five Montenegrin airports to feature paved runway.

Since Podgorica Airport was built in the 1960s, Ćemovsko Polje Airport caters to needs of general aviation, as its 800-metre-long (2,600 ft) runway cannot serve larger aircraft. Aero Clubs Špiro Mugosa and Krila Podgorice currently operate the airport, and organize parachuting, gliding, and other air sports activities and training.