Craiova International Airport
|Craiova International Airport|
Aeroportul Internaţional Craiova
|Operator||Consiliul Judeţean Dolj|
|Focus city for||Wizz Air|
|Elevation AMSL||626 ft / 191 m|
Craiova International Airport (IATA: CRA, ICAO: LRCV) is located in south-western part of Romania, 7 km (4.3 mi) east of Craiova municipality, one of Romania's largest cities. The airport area is the headquarters of Avioane Craiova (formerly known as IRAv Craiova), the company which built the Romanian IAR-93 and IAR-99 aircraft.
A new terminal was opened at Craiova airport in December 2010. Runway renovation works took place in summer 2015. Since July 2014 Craiova Airport is base for Wizz Air which serves 11 destinations in 6 countries. In March 2018, Ryanair announced to terminate all services at Craiova by October 2018 which consist of a single route to Valencia.
Airlines and destinations
|AtlasGlobal||Seasonal charter: Antalya|
|Ryanair||Valencia (ends 25 October 2018)|
|Wizz Air||Barcelona, Beauvais, Bergamo, Bologna, Charleroi (begins 15 December 2018), Cologne/Bonn, London-Luton, Rome-Ciampino, Madrid, Tel Aviv–Ben Gurion|
The airport is connected to the city via bus route 9 (Metro-Central Market-Craiovița Nouă) of the public transport company RAT Craiova. There is a station in front of the airport with all-day service time.
- EAD Basic
- Craiova Airport in 2013 at newsair.ro (in Romanian)
- ORDIN 169/1.801. Planul national de actiune privind reducerea emisiilor de gaze cu efect de seră în domeniul aviatiei civile (in Romanian)
-  Adevarul, The New Terminal of the Airport Will be Inaugurated in Two Weeks
- RAT-Craiova bus schedule