Zračna luka Pula
|Operator||Pula Airport Ltd.|
|Elevation AMSL||274 ft / 84 m|
Pula Airport (IATA: PUY, ICAO: LDPL) is the international airport serving Pula, Croatia, and is located 6 km from the city center. It served 595,812 passengers in 2017. The airport is designated as the alternative airport for parts of Slovenia and a multitude of cities in eastern Italy. The airport also attracts jet set passengers flying privately or rented aircraft, visiting the Brijuni islands or attending concerts and shows at the Pula Arena and sailing their yachts. Pula airport is currently capable of handling large wide-body aircraft such as the Boeing 747 and Ilyushin Il-96.
Airlines and destinations
A bus that goes to/from the airport ("Pula Zracna Luka") and the Pula central bus terminal ("Bus Kolodvor").
A taxi can be taken to the outskirts of Pula (specifically, Verudela, where Hotel Palma and Histria are located).
Incidents and accidents
- On 2 August 2009, a private Piper PA-46-310P Malibu, from Frankfurt to Pula failed to extend its nose gear for landing. After several tries it ran out of fuel and landed on its main landing gear. When it landed, the nose of the airplane touched the runway and stopped, which resulted in substantial damage. There were no injuries reported among the 5 passengers.
- On 21 September 2011, the left main gear on a private Piper PA-46-350P Malibu Mirage collapsed after it made a 180 turn to line-up with the runway. The runway was closed for 3 hours as a result. The plane received a minor damage and there were no injuries reported among the 4 passengers in the aircraft.
- AIP from the European Organisation for the Safety of Air Navigation
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