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Mostar Airport

 

Mostar Airport

Mostar International Airport
Međunarodni aerodrom Mostar
Међународни аеродром Мостар

Međunarodna zračna luka Mostar
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IATA: OMOICAO: LQMO
Summary
Airport type Public
Owner City of Mostar (88%)
Zagreb Airport (12%)
Operator Bosnia and Herzegovina Directorate of Civil Aviation (BHDCA)
Serves Mostar, Medjugorje, Herzegovina-Neretva Canton
Location Ortiješ, Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Elevation AMSL 48 m / 156 ft
Coordinates 43°16′58″N 17°50′45″E / 43.28278°N 17.84583°E / 43.28278; 17.84583Coordinates: 43°16′58″N 17°50′45″E / 43.28278°N 17.84583°E / 43.28278; 17.84583

Website www.mostar-airport.ba
Map
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Location within Bosnia and Herzegovina
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
16/34 2,400, further extension possible 7,874 Asphalt
Statistics
Passengers 2012 78,055
Passengers 2011 36,807
Source: Bosnian and Herzegovinan AIP at EUROCONTROL[1]

Mostar International Airport (Bosnian: Međunarodni aerodrom Mostar/Међународни аеродром Мостар; Croatian: Međunarodna zračna luka Mostar) (IATA: OMOICAO: LQMO) is an airport near Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina, situated in the village of Ortiješ, 4 NM (7.4 km; 4.6 mi) south southeast of Mostar's railway station.[1] Mostar Airport was opened for civilian air traffic in 1965 for domestic flights.

In 1984, the airport became Mostar International Airport and was announced to be an alternative for Sarajevo International Airport during the 1984 Winter Olympics. The airport is also popular for people making the pilgrimage to nearby Međugorje. In 2012, the company had a twofold increase in traffic, making it the second bussiest in the Bosnia and Herzegovina right after the Sarajevo Airport. In the period between 2013 and 2016 Italian companies and local authorities plan further investments, which include: renovating and expanding terminal building, expanding the apron (platform), modernising equipment, possible expanding of runway and further education of airport staff in Italy, also rebuilding fuel tanks (which were destroyed in the past war) and hangars for private planes and for planes of Secondary Traffic school of Mostar which uses Airport Mostar for flight school and educating students for future work. Mostar airport is also a hub for Egyptian airliner AlMasria Universal Airlines, starting from summer 2013. Mistral Air operate most of the flights to and from Mostar International Airport, followed by Livingston and Darwin Airline.

Airlines and destinations

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Statistics

Statistic data for Bosnia and Herzegovina airports:Mostar Int. Airport

Year/Month January February March April May June July August September October November December Year total  % Change
2013 155 7 2,453 7,737 9,082 9,146 6,665 11,103 9,599 - - - 55,940 -16,38% (Jan-Sep)
2012 177 318 2,139 9,169 8,677 11,922 9,921 13,737 10,839 6,360 2,923 1,873 78,055 +212%
2011 554 0 696 2,193 4,029 5,087 4,343 4,644 8,432 4,265 1,086 1,478 36,807 +206%
2010 - - - - - 986 1,800 4,255 3,712 1,879 544 - 17,833

References

External links

  • Official site (English)
  • Official website (Croatian)
  • NWS
  • Aviation Safety Network


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