Tartu Airport

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Tartu Airport
Tartu lennujaam
Ülenurme Airport
Approach lighting system of Tartu Airport.jpg
Summary
Airport type Public
Operator Tallinn Airport Ltd
Serves Tartu, Estonia
Location Reola, Ülenurme Parish
Elevation AMSL 219 ft / 67 m
Coordinates 58°18′27″N 026°41′13″E / 58.30750°N 26.68694°E / 58.30750; 26.68694Coordinates: 58°18′27″N 026°41′13″E / 58.30750°N 26.68694°E / 58.30750; 26.68694
Website www.tartu-airport.ee
Map
EETU is located in Estonia
EETU
EETU
Location in Estonia
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
08/26 1,799 5,902 Asphalt/Concrete
Statistics (2017)
Number of Passengers 30,296
Cargo (tonnes) 0,0
Aircraft movements 4,916
Sources: Estonian AIP[1]

Tartu Airport (Estonian: Tartu lennujaam), (IATA: TAY, ICAO: EETU) is an airport in Reola, Ülenurme Parish, 5.9 nautical miles (10.9 km; 6.8 mi) south southwest of Tartu,[1] the second largest city in Estonia. It is also called Ülenurme Airport due to its proximity to the village of Ülenurme. The Tallinn–Tartu–Võru–Luhamaa highway (E263) passes near the airport.

History[edit]

The airport was opened on 15 May 1946. A new terminal building was built in 1981, and the runway and taxiway were also upgraded then. Since 2005 the airport has been operated by Tallinn Airport Ltd. In 2009 the runway was lengthened to 1,799 m (5,902 ft). In 2010 Tartu International Airport served 23,504 passengers.

Currently only Nordic Regional Airlines operates regular flights between Tartu and Helsinki daily, 7 times a week. Estonian Air Regional provided flights to and from Tallinn until 21 December 2012, and airBaltic operated flights to Riga until 1 August 2011.

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Airlines Destinations
Finnair Helsinki

Statistics[edit]

List of the busiest airports in the Baltic states 2013
Rank Country City Airport Code
(IATA/ICAO)
Passengers
(2013)
Change
2012–2013
1. Latvia Riga Riga International Airport RIX/EVRA 4,793,213 +0.6%
2. Lithuania Vilnius Vilnius International Airport VNO/EYVI 2,661,869 +20.6%
3. Estonia Tallinn Lennart Meri Tallinn Airport TLL/EETN 1,958,801 -11.2%
4. Lithuania Kaunas Kaunas International Airport KUN/EYKA 695,509
5. Lithuania Palanga Palanga International Airport PLQ/EYPA 127,890 -1.0%
6. Estonia Tartu Tartu International Airport TAY/EETU 13,690 -32.7%
7. Estonia Kuressaare Kuressaare Airport URE/EEKE 13,163
8. Estonia Kärdla Kärdla Airport KDL/EEKA 10,222
9. Estonia Pärnu Pärnu Airport EPU/EEPU 3,538
10. Estonia Kihnu Kihnu Airfield ---/EEKU 2,434 -1.4%

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "eAIP Estonia". Estonian Air Navigation Services (ANS). Retrieved 2016-07-27. 

External links[edit]