Suceava International Airport

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Suceava Ștefan cel Mare International Airport

Aeroportul Internațional "Ștefan cel Mare" Suceava
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Summary
Airport typePublic
OperatorSuceava County Council
ServesSuceava, Romania
LocationSalcea[1]
Elevation AMSL1,375 ft / 419 m
Coordinates47°41′15″N 026°21′15″E / 47.68750°N 26.35417°E / 47.68750; 26.35417Coordinates: 47°41′15″N 026°21′15″E / 47.68750°N 26.35417°E / 47.68750; 26.35417
Websiteaeroportsuceava.ro
Map
SCV is located in Romania
SCV
SCV
Location of airport in Romania
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
16/34 2,460 8,071 Asphalt
Statistics (2018)
Passengers353,280 Increase
Aircraft movements3,446 Increase
Source: DAFIF,[2][3] Passengers statistics,[4] Movements

Suceava Ștefan cel Mare International Airport (Romanian: Aeroportul Internațional "Ștefan cel Mare" Suceava) (IATA: SCV, ICAO: LRSV) is an airport serving the city of Suceava, Romania. It is located in Salcea, 12 km (7.5 mi) east of Suceava, and 30.5 km (19.0 mi) west of Botoșani.[1] The airport is named in honour of the Prince of Moldavia Stephen the Great.

History[edit]

Suceava Airport, more popularly known as Salcea Airport,[5] opened in 1962 when first commercial services started with TAROM.[6] In 1963, the runway was paved, and an apron was built. Services by TAROM were discontinued in 2001, but resumed in 2004. During this period, the airport was served only by Angel Airlines. In March 2005, the airport was renamed Ștefan cel Mare Airport, and opened to international traffic.

In 2013, Suceava International Airport started a plan (estimated at €39 million) to rebuild and extend the old runway of 1,800 m (5,906 ft), to build a new control tower and to install a new ILS system.[7] In August 2013, the construction works begun,[8] and on 12 January 2014, the airport closed in order to allow the runway works to continue. The old concrete runway was completely removed, and a new runway, made out of asphalt, was constructed.[9] On 25 October 2015, the airport was officially reopened.[10]

Facilities[edit]

The airport resides at an elevation of 1,375 feet (419 m) above mean sea level.[2] It has one asphalt runway, designated 16/34 and measuring 2,460 by 45 metres (8,071 ft × 148 ft), and six parking stands.[11]

Airlines and destinations[edit]

AirlinesDestinations
Air BucharestSeasonal charter: Antalya,[12] Hurghada[12]
Corendon AirlinesSeasonal charter: Antalya
NouvelairSeasonal charter: Monastir (begins 12 June 2019)[13]
TAROM Bucharest
Seasonal charter: Antalya,[14] Bodrum
Wizz Air Bergamo, Bologna, London–Luton, Memmingen (begins 17 June 2019), Rome–Ciampino

Statistics[edit]

Year Passengers[15][16][17] % change Aircraft movements[15][18] % change
2005 7,734 n/a 495 n/a
2006 12,766 65.1% Increase 801 61.8% Increase
2007 20,792 62.9% Increase 1,092 36.3% Increase
2008 23,398 12.5% Increase 1,036 5.1% Decrease
2009 32,561 39.2% Increase 1,654 59.7% Increase
2010 34,437 5.8% Increase 1.556 5.9% Decrease
2011 27,208 21.0% Decrease 1,063 31.7% Decrease
2012 25,143 7.6% Decrease 948 10.8% Decrease
2013 20,054 20.2% Decrease 1,319 39.1% Increase
2014 219 98.9% Decrease 34 97.4% Decrease
2015 2,359 977.1% Increase 170 500.0% Increase
2016 57,226 2,325.8% Increase 1,783 948.8% Increase
2017 262,165 358.1% Increase 3,069 72.1% Increase
2018 353,280 34.75% Increase 3,446 12.3% Increase

Ground transportation[edit]

There is a road linking the airport to DN29 (part of the European route E58), the main road between Suceava and Botoșani.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b LRSV location Archived 2016-03-25 at the Wayback Machine
  2. ^ a b Airport information for LRSV from DAFIF (effective October 2006)
  3. ^ Airport information for SCV at Great Circle Mapper. Source: DAFIF (effective October 2006).
  4. ^ "Wizz Air începe mai repede operarea curselor aeriene de la Suceava spre Veneţia". monitorulsv.ro. Retrieved 10 January 2017.
  5. ^ Airports in Romania at aircraft-charter-world.com
  6. ^ About Suceava Airport Archived 2015-10-11 at the Wayback Machine
  7. ^ Suceava Airport press release
  8. ^ Lucrările la aeroportul Sucevei au demarat (in Romanian)
  9. ^ [1] (in Romanian)
  10. ^ Aeroportul Suceava deschis traficului aerian intern și internațional (in Romanian)
  11. ^ Aşa va arăta Aeroportul Suceava după finalizarea lucrărilor de modernizare (in Romanian)
  12. ^ a b "Charter programme". kusadasi.ro.
  13. ^ "Curse Charter de pe Aeroportul Suceava spre Tunisia". informatiata.ro.
  14. ^ "Prestige Tours". prestigetours.ro/.
  15. ^ a b ORDIN 169/1.801. Planul national de actiune privind reducerea emisiilor de gaze cu efect de seră în domeniul aviatiei civile (in Romanian)
  16. ^ Traffic statistics for 2011 at obiectivdesuceava.ro (in Romanian)
  17. ^ Topul aeroporturilor din Romania in 2012 at timisoaraexpress.ro (in Romanian)
  18. ^ Suceava Airport Statistics at ziarulevenimentul.ro (in Romanian)

External links[edit]

Media related to Suceava International Airport at Wikimedia Commons