Târgu Mureș International Airport

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Târgu Mureș Transylvania Airport
Aeroportul Transilvania Târgu Mureș Marosvásárhelyi Transylvania nemzetközi repülőtér
Transilvania International Airport.jpg

IATA: TGMICAO: LRTM

TGM is located in Romania
TGM
TGM
Location of airport in Romania
Summary
Airport type Public
Owner Mureș County Council
Serves Târgu Mureș
Location Vidrasău, Mureș County
Focus city for Wizz Air
Elevation AMSL 963 ft / 294 m
Coordinates 46°28′04″N 024°24′45″E / 46.46778°N 24.41250°E / 46.46778; 24.41250 (Târgu Mureş International Airport)Coordinates: 46°28′04″N 024°24′45″E / 46.46778°N 24.41250°E / 46.46778; 24.41250 (Târgu Mureş International Airport)
Website aeroportultransilvania.ro
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
07/25 2,100 6,889 Concrete
Statistics (2015)
Passengers 336,694 (1.9%Decrease) [1]
Aircraft movements 3,068 (4.3%Decrease)
Source: Romanian AIP at EUROCONTROL,[2] Statistics,[3] Movements[4][5]

Târgu Mureș Transylvania Airport (Romanian: Aeroportul Transilvania Târgu Mureș) (Hungarian: Marosvásárhelyi Transylvania nemzetközi repülőtér) (IATA: TGMICAO: LRTM) is an international airport located 14 km (8.7 mi) southwest[2] of Târgu Mureș, Mureș County, in central Romania. Until May 2006, the official name was Târgu Mureș Vidrasău Airport (for the locality 17 km (11 mi) outside of Târgu Mureș where it is located).

History[edit]

Opened in 1936 and modernized in 1969,[6] it provides services for an area of 46,111 km2 (17,804 sq mi), with some 3.33 million inhabitants.

After 2000, the airport has undergone extensive renovation. In October 2005 a new international terminal was opened and Category II instrument landing system was installed, allowing the handling of flights 24 hours a day.

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Airlines Destinations
Wizz Air Beauvais, Budapest, Dortmund, Hahn, Karlsruhe/Baden-Baden, London-Luton, Madrid, Memmingen, Rome-Ciampino

Statistics[edit]

Departure area
Year Passengers Change
2005 12,408 Increase 67%
2006 46,882 Increase 278%
2007 156,929 Increase 235%
2008 69,945 Decrease 55%
2009 84,062 Increase 20%
2010 74,353 Decrease 12%
2011 257,303 Increase 246%
2012 300,427 Increase 17%
2013 356,656 Increase 19%
2014 343,521 [7] Decrease 3.4%
2015 336,694 [8] Decrease 1.9%

See also[edit]

References[edit]

External links[edit]

Media related to Târgu Mureș International Airport at Wikimedia Commons