Zadar Airport

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Zadar Airport
Zračna luka Zadar/Zemunik
Zadar airport terminal croatia.JPG
Summary
Airport type Public/Military
Operator Zadar Airport Ltd.
Serves Zadar
Location Zemunik Donji, Croatia
Hub for Ryanair
Focus city for Croatia Airlines
Elevation AMSL 289 ft / 88 m
Coordinates 44°06′30″N 015°20′48″E / 44.10833°N 15.34667°E / 44.10833; 15.34667
Website zadar-airport.hr
Map
ZAD is located in Croatia
ZAD
ZAD
Location of the airport in Croatia
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
14/32 2,500 8,202 Concrete
04/22 2,000 6,562 Asphalt
Statistics (2017)
Passengers 589,841 Increase 13,4%

Zadar Airport (Croatian: Zračna luka Zadar; IATA: ZAD, ICAO: LDZD) is an international airport serving Zadar, Croatia. It is located in Zemunik Donji, 8 km (5 mi) from the centre of Zadar.[1]

History[edit]

As early as 1936, Zadar had regular commercial flights provided by Ala Littoria.[2]

Zadar Airport was one of the few airports in the world where the taxiway crossed a public road. The road was closed on 7 April 2010 due to the terms negotiated with the European Union during Croatian accession negotiations.[3]

The airport served as a former base for Lufthansa's flight school InterCockpit and it still serves as a Croatian Air Force main training base. From the beginning of April 2013 Zadar Airport became a Ryanair base with a stationed Boeing 737–800. It serves 16 European destinations in Germany, Ireland, UK, France, Belgium, Denmark, Sweden and Norway.

Airlines and destinations[edit]

AirlinesDestinations
Aegean Airlines Seasonal: Athens[4]
Austrian Airlines Seasonal charter: Innsbruck
Brussels Airlines Seasonal: Brussels[5]
Condor Seasonal: Frankfurt[6]
Croatia Airlines Pula, Zagreb
Seasonal: Frankfurt
easyJet Seasonal: Berlin–Schönefeld,[7] London–Luton, Milan–Malpensa
Eurowings Seasonal: Berlin–Tegel, Cologne/Bonn, Düsseldorf, Hamburg, Munich, Stuttgart, Vienna
Flybe Seasonal: London–Southend
Germania Seasonal: Bremen (begins 23 June 2019)[8]
Germania Flug Seasonal: Zürich[9]
HOP! Seasonal charter: Lyon
Lufthansa Seasonal: Frankfurt,[10] Munich
Luxair Seasonal: Luxembourg[11]
LOT Polish Airlines Seasonal: Warsaw–Chopin
Neos Seasonal: Tel Aviv–Ben Gurion[12]
Norwegian Air Shuttle Seasonal: Oslo–Gardermoen[13]
Ryanair Seasonal: Beauvais, Berlin–Schönefeld, Bremen, Charleroi, Dublin, Frankfurt,[14] Gothenburg, Karlsruhe/Baden-Baden, London–Stansted, Manchester, Marseille, Memmingen,[15] Stockholm–Skavsta, Weeze
SkyWork Airlines Seasonal: Bern
Titan Airways Seasonal charter: London–Stansted, Manchester[16]
Vueling Seasonal: Barcelona, Rome–Fiumicino

Statistics[edit]

Traffic at Zadar Airport
Year Passengers Cargo
1976 Steady 146,000 N/A
2001 Decrease 39,244 N/A
2002 Increase 49,949 7,379
2003 Increase 69,876 11,698
2004 Decrease 65,853 58,889
2005 Increase 86,857 257,658
2006 Decrease 65,423 23,614
2007 Increase 119,449 13,652
2008 Increase 157,978 3,963
2009 Increase 215,868 337,919
2010 Increase 272,675 15,975
2011 Increase 284,980 19,457
2012 Increase 371,256 10,516
2013 Increase 472,572 17,267
2014 Increase 496,697 7,275
2015 Decrease 487,652 12,791
2016 Increase 520,924 26,450
2017 Increase 589,841 5,925

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b AIP from the European Organisation for the Safety of Air Navigation
  2. ^ Ala Littoria at timetableimages.com
  3. ^ Zatvorena cesta Zadar-Zemunik koja presijeca aerodromsku pistu (in Croatian) – http://www.jutarnji.hr/zatvorena-cesta-zadar-zemunik-koja-presijeca-zracnu-pistu/696531
  4. ^ "Aegean Airlines outlines new Athens routes in S18". Routesonline. Retrieved 2017-10-10. 
  5. ^ "brussels airlines expands SuperJet service to Zadar in S18". Routesonline. Retrieved 2017-12-29. 
  6. ^ "Condor S18 Short-Haul routes addition as of 06DEC17". Routesonline. Retrieved 2017-12-07. 
  7. ^ "easyJet additional new routes in S18". Routesonline. Retrieved 2017-12-18. 
  8. ^ "Route Map". flygermania.com. Retrieved 18 July 2017. 
  9. ^ "Germania Flug schedules new service in S18". Routesonline. Retrieved 2017-11-15. 
  10. ^ "Lufthansa expands Croatia/Poland routes in S18". Routesonline. Retrieved 2017-12-22. 
  11. ^ "Luxair Adds New Leisure Routes in S16 :: Routesonline". airlineroute.net. Retrieved 15 May 2016. 
  12. ^ "Neos adds Zadar – Tel Aviv service in S18". Routesonline. Retrieved 2018-04-22. 
  13. ^ "Norwegian adds seasonal Oslo – Zadar service in S18". Routesonline. Retrieved 2018-04-22. 
  14. ^ "Ryanair expands Frankfurt service in S18". Routesonline. Retrieved 2017-09-14. 
  15. ^ "Ryanair adds Memmingen – Zadar route from May 2018". Routesonline. Retrieved 2018-03-13. 
  16. ^ "New for Summer 2017 – Flights to Croatia". Titan Airways. Retrieved 2017-04-16. 

External links[edit]

Media related to Zadar airport at Wikimedia Commons