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BBU Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: BBU / LRBS
Airport Names:
  1. Bucharest Băneasa Aurel Vlaicu International Airport
  2. Aeroportul Internaţional Bucureşti Băneasa Aurel Vlaicu
Location: Bucharest, Romania
GPS Coordinates: 44°30'12"N by 26°6'12"E
Area Served: Bucharest, Romania
Operator/Owner: Compania Naţională Aeroporturi Bucureşti S.A.
Airport Type: Public
Elevation: 299 feet (91 meters)
# of Runways: 1
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Facts about Bucharest Băneasa Aurel Vlaicu International Airport (BBU):

  • As of 25 March 2012, all commercial flight operations have been moved to Bucharest Henri Coandă Airport.
  • In addition to being known as "Bucharest Băneasa Aurel Vlaicu International Airport", another name for BBU is "Aeroportul Internaţional Bucureşti Băneasa Aurel Vlaicu".
  • The furthest airport from Bucharest Băneasa Aurel Vlaicu International Airport (BBU) is Chatham Islands (CHT), which is located 11,321 miles (18,219 kilometers) away in Waitangi, Chatham Islands, New Zealand.
  • Because of Bucharest Băneasa Aurel Vlaicu International Airport's relatively low elevation of 299 feet, planes can take off or land at Bucharest Băneasa Aurel Vlaicu International Airport at a lower air speed than at airports located at a higher elevation. This is because the air density is higher closer to sea level than it would otherwise be at higher elevations.
  • Bucharest Băneasa Aurel Vlaicu International Airport (BBU) currently has only 1 runway.
  • The first low cost airline established at BBU was Blue Air in 2004.
  • Bucharest Băneasa Aurel Vlaicu International Airport handled 6,036 passengers last year.
  • In March 2012, Băneasa was converted into an airport 100% dedicated to business air traffic.
  • In 2007 the airport was closed from 10 May to 19 August for renovation works.
  • Bucharest Aurel Vlaicu Airport is located in Băneasa district, 8.5 km north of Bucharest, Romania.
  • The closest airport to Bucharest Băneasa Aurel Vlaicu International Airport (BBU) is Bucharest Henri Coandǎ International Airport (OTP), which is located only 5 miles (8 kilometers) N of BBU.

Map of Nearest Airports from Bucharest Băneasa Aurel Vlaicu International Airport:

List of Nearest Airports from Bucharest Băneasa Aurel Vlaicu International Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
14.75 miles (7.65 km) NBucharest Henri Coandǎ International Airport (OTP)Otopeni (near Bucharest), RomaniaView Bucharest Henri Coandǎ International Airport on a map View satellite image of Bucharest Henri Coandǎ International Airport Set OTP as destination Airport Get more information about Bucharest Henri Coandǎ International Airport
255.92 miles (89.99 km) SRuse Airport (ROU)Rousse, BulgariaView Ruse Airport on a map View satellite image of Ruse Airport Set ROU as destination Airport Get more information about Ruse Airport
395.43 miles (153.59 km) SSWGorna Oryahovitsa Airport (GOZ)Gorna Oryahovitsa, BulgariaView Gorna Oryahovitsa Airport on a map View satellite image of Gorna Oryahovitsa Airport Set GOZ as destination Airport Get more information about Gorna Oryahovitsa Airport
4110.07 miles (177.14 km) WCraiova International Airport (CRA)Craiova, RomaniaView Craiova International Airport on a map View satellite image of Craiova International Airport Set CRA as destination Airport Get more information about Craiova International Airport
5118.06 miles (189.99 km) EConstanţa Mihail Kogălniceanu International Airport (CND)Constanța, RomaniaView Constanţa Mihail Kogălniceanu International Airport on a map View satellite image of Constanţa Mihail Kogălniceanu International Airport Set CND as destination Airport Get more information about Constanţa Mihail Kogălniceanu International Airport
6122.76 miles (197.57 km) SEVarna Airport Aksakovo (VAR)Varna, BulgariaView Varna Airport Aksakovo on a map View satellite image of Varna Airport Aksakovo Set VAR as destination Airport Get more information about Varna Airport Aksakovo
7132.36 miles (213.01 km) NWSibiu International Airport (SBZ)Sibiu, RomaniaView Sibiu International Airport on a map View satellite image of Sibiu International Airport Set SBZ as destination Airport Get more information about Sibiu International Airport
8142.11 miles (228.71 km) SBezmer Air Base (JAM)Yambol (Jambol), BulgariaView Bezmer Air Base on a map View satellite image of Bezmer Air Base Set JAM as destination Airport Get more information about Bezmer Air Base
9144.82 miles (233.06 km) NNEBacău George Enescu International Airport (BCM)Bacău, RomaniaView Bacău George Enescu International Airport on a map View satellite image of Bacău George Enescu International Airport Set BCM as destination Airport Get more information about Bacău George Enescu International Airport
10148.67 miles (239.26 km) SStara Zagora Airport (SZR)Stara Zagora, BulgariaView Stara Zagora Airport on a map View satellite image of Stara Zagora Airport Set SZR as destination Airport Get more information about Stara Zagora Airport
11151.13 miles (243.23 km) SSEBurgas Airport (BOJ)Burgas, BulgariaView Burgas Airport on a map View satellite image of Burgas Airport Set BOJ as destination Airport Get more information about Burgas Airport
12158.51 miles (255.09 km) NNWTârgu Mureș International Airport (TGM)Târgu-Mureş, RomaniaView Târgu Mureș International Airport on a map View satellite image of Târgu Mureș International Airport Set TGM as destination Airport Get more information about Târgu Mureș International Airport
13176.54 miles (284.11 km) SHaskovo Malevo Airport (HKV)Haskovo, BulgariaView Haskovo Malevo Airport on a map View satellite image of Haskovo Malevo Airport Set HKV as destination Airport Get more information about Haskovo Malevo Airport
14179.46 miles (288.81 km) SSWPlovdiv Airport (PDV)Plovdiv, BulgariaView Plovdiv Airport on a map View satellite image of Plovdiv Airport Set PDV as destination Airport Get more information about Plovdiv Airport
15183.84 miles (295.86 km) SWSofia Airport Vrazhdebna (SOF)Sofia, BulgariaView Sofia Airport Vrazhdebna on a map View satellite image of Sofia Airport Vrazhdebna Set SOF as destination Airport Get more information about Sofia Airport Vrazhdebna

Map of Furthest Airports from Bucharest Băneasa Aurel Vlaicu International Airport:

List of Furthest Airports from Bucharest Băneasa Aurel Vlaicu International Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
111,320.98 miles (18,219.31 km) EChatham Islands (CHT)Waitangi, Chatham Islands, New ZealandView Chatham Islands on a map View satellite image of Chatham Islands Set CHT as destination Airport Get more information about Chatham Islands
210,936.60 miles (17,600.71 km) EGisborne Airport (GIS)Gisborne, New ZealandView Gisborne Airport on a map View satellite image of Gisborne Airport Set GIS as destination Airport Get more information about Gisborne Airport
310,905.04 miles (17,549.91 km) SRurutu Airport (RUR)Rurutu, French PolynesiaView Rurutu Airport on a map View satellite image of Rurutu Airport Set RUR as destination Airport Get more information about Rurutu Airport
410,904.54 miles (17,549.12 km) EHawke's Bay Airport (NPE)Napier, New ZealandView Hawke's Bay Airport on a map View satellite image of Hawke's Bay Airport Set NPE as destination Airport Get more information about Hawke's Bay Airport
510,880.73 miles (17,510.80 km) EHood Aerodrome (MRO)Masterton, New ZealandView Hood Aerodrome on a map View satellite image of Hood Aerodrome Set MRO as destination Airport Get more information about Hood Aerodrome
610,864.48 miles (17,484.65 km) EPalmerston North Airport (PMR)Palmerston North, New ZealandView Palmerston North Airport on a map View satellite image of Palmerston North Airport Set PMR as destination Airport Get more information about Palmerston North Airport
710,862.46 miles (17,481.40 km) EWhakatane Airport (WHK)Whakatane, New ZealandView Whakatane Airport on a map View satellite image of Whakatane Airport Set WHK as destination Airport Get more information about Whakatane Airport
810,858.15 miles (17,474.45 km) SMangaia Island Airport (MGS)Mangaia Island, Cook IslandsView Mangaia Island Airport on a map View satellite image of Mangaia Island Airport Set MGS as destination Airport Get more information about Mangaia Island Airport
910,847.83 miles (17,457.85 km) EWellington International Airport (WLG)Wellington, New ZealandView Wellington International Airport on a map View satellite image of Wellington International Airport Set WLG as destination Airport Get more information about Wellington International Airport
1010,847.40 miles (17,457.15 km) EKapiti Coast Airport (PPQ)Paraparaumu Beach, New ZealandView Kapiti Coast Airport on a map View satellite image of Kapiti Coast Airport Set PPQ as destination Airport Get more information about Kapiti Coast Airport
1110,845.79 miles (17,454.57 km) ETaupo AirportTe Papa Waka Rererangi o Taupō (TUO)Taupo, New ZealandView Taupo AirportTe Papa Waka Rererangi o Taupō on a map View satellite image of Taupo AirportTe Papa Waka Rererangi o Taupō Set TUO as destination Airport Get more information about Taupo AirportTe Papa Waka Rererangi o Taupō
1210,838.89 miles (17,443.46 km) ERotorua International Airport (ROT)Rotorua, New ZealandView Rotorua International Airport on a map View satellite image of Rotorua International Airport Set ROT as destination Airport Get more information about Rotorua International Airport
1310,826.42 miles (17,423.38 km) EWanganui Airport (WAG)Wanganui, New ZealandView Wanganui Airport on a map View satellite image of Wanganui Airport Set WAG as destination Airport Get more information about Wanganui Airport
1410,819.80 miles (17,412.74 km) ETauranga Airport (TRG)Tauranga, New ZealandView Tauranga Airport on a map View satellite image of Tauranga Airport Set TRG as destination Airport Get more information about Tauranga Airport
1510,811.39 miles (17,399.20 km) EKaikoura Aerodrome (KBZ)Kaikoura, New ZealandView Kaikoura Aerodrome on a map View satellite image of Kaikoura Aerodrome Set KBZ as destination Airport Get more information about Kaikoura Aerodrome