Craiova International Airport
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Craiova International Airport

Craiova International Airport

Aeroportul Interna?ional Craiova
Airport typePublic
OperatorConsiliul Jude?ean Dolj
ServesCraiova, Romania
Focus city forWizz Air
Elevation AMSL626 ft / 191 m
Coordinates44°19?05?N 023°53?19?E / 44.31806°N 23.88861°E / 44.31806; 23.88861 (Craiova International Airport)Coordinates: 44°19?05?N 023°53?19?E / 44.31806°N 23.88861°E / 44.31806; 23.88861 (Craiova International Airport)
CRA is located in Romania
Location of airport in Romania
Direction Length Surface
m ft
09/27 2,500 8,203 Asphalt
Statistics (2018)
Passengers493,056 Increase 10.2%
Aircraft movements6,793 Increase 14%
Source: Romanian AIP at EUROCONTROL,[1]

Craiova International Airport (IATA: CRA, ICAO: LRCV) is located in south-western part of Romania, 7 km (4.3 mi) east[1] 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.[4] Runway renovation works took place in summer 2015. Since July 2014 Craiova Airport is base for Wizz Air which serves 10 destinations in 7 countries. In March 2018, Ryanair announced it would terminate all services at Craiova by October 2018[5] which consist of a single route to Valencia.

Airlines and destinations

AtlasGlobal Seasonal charter: Antalya
Blue Air Seasonal charter: Antalya
Wizz Air Barcelona, Beauvais, Bergamo, Bologna, Charleroi, Cologne/Bonn, London-Luton, Rome-Ciampino, Madrid, Tel Aviv (ends 25 October 2019)


Ground transportation

The airport is connected to the city via bus route 9 (Metro-Central Market-Craiovi?a Nou?) of the public transport company RAT Craiova. There is a station in front of the airport with all-day service time.[6]

See also


  1. ^ a b EAD Basic
  2. ^ Craiova Airport in 2013 Archived 8 January 2014 at the Wayback Machine at (in Romanian)
  3. ^ ORDIN 169/1.801. Planul national de actiune privind reducerea emisiilor de gaze cu efect de ser? în domeniul aviatiei civile (in Romanian)
  4. ^ [1] Adevarul, The New Terminal of the Airport Will be Inaugurated in Two Weeks
  5. ^
  6. ^ "RAT-Craiova bus schedule". Archived from the original on 10 May 2015. Retrieved 2015.

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