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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):

  • In addition to being known as "Bucharest Băneasa Aurel Vlaicu International Airport", another name for BBU is "Aeroportul Internaţional Bucureşti Băneasa Aurel Vlaicu".
  • During the communist period, Băneasa Airport was TAROM's domestic hub, while Otopeni Airport was used as an international hub.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • The airport is situated 8 km north of Bucharest city centre and is accessible by RATB buses 131, 335 and Airport Express 783, RATB tramway 5 and taxi.
  • Bucharest Băneasa Aurel Vlaicu International Airport (BBU) currently has only 1 runway.
  • 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.
  • 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.

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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 Set KBZ as destination Airport Get more information about Kaikoura Aerodrome