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SJJ Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: SJJ / LQSA
Airport Names:
  1. Sarajevo International Airport
  2. Međunarodni aerodrom Sarajevo
  3. Međunarodna zračna luka Sarajevo
  4. Међународни аеродром Сарајево
Location: Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
GPS Coordinates: 43°49'28"N by 18°19'53"E
Area Served: Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Operator/Owner: Bosnia and Herzegovina Directorate of Civil Aviation (BHDCA)
Airport Type: Public
Elevation: 1,708 feet (521 meters)
# of Runways: 1
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Facts about Sarajevo International Airport (SJJ):

  • Sarajevo Airport opened on 2 June 1969 for domestic traffic.
  • Sarajevo International Airport, also known as Butmir Airport, is the main international airport in Bosnia and Herzegovina, located 3.3 NM southwest of the railway station in the capital city of Sarajevo in the suburb of Butmir.
  • The closest airport to Sarajevo International Airport (SJJ) is Mostar International Airport (OMO), which is located 45 miles (72 kilometers) SSW of SJJ.
  • Extension of the passenger terminal, together with upgrading and expanding the taxiway and apron is planned to start in Fall 2012.
  • Sarajevo International Airport (SJJ) currently has only 1 runway.
  • The furthest airport from Sarajevo International Airport (SJJ) is Chatham Islands (CHT), which is located 11,701 miles (18,830 kilometers) away in Waitangi, Chatham Islands, New Zealand.
  • In 2013 Sarajevo International Airport had 665.638 passengers which is more than all of the other airports in Bosnia-Herzegovina had together and a 14.7% increase from 2012, this is the highest number of passengers per year since the reopening of the airport.
  • In addition to being known as "Sarajevo International Airport", other names for SJJ include "Međunarodni aerodrom Sarajevo", "Međunarodna zračna luka Sarajevo" and "Међународни аеродром Сарајево".

Map of Nearest Airports from Sarajevo International Airport:

List of Nearest Airports from Sarajevo International Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
144.65 miles (71.85 km) SSWMostar International Airport (OMO)Mostar, Bosnia and HerzegovinaView Mostar International Airport on a map Set OMO as destination Airport Get more information about Mostar International Airport
247.94 miles (77.16 km) NNETuzla International Airport (TZL)Tuzla, Bosnia and HerzegovinaView Tuzla International Airport on a map Set TZL as destination Airport Get more information about Tuzla International Airport
366.62 miles (107.22 km) SEŽabljak Airport (ZBK)Žabljak, MontenegroView Žabljak Airport on a map Set ZBK as destination Airport Get more information about Žabljak Airport
468.26 miles (109.85 km) EUžice-Ponikve Airport (UZC)Užice, SerbiaView Užice-Ponikve Airport on a map Set UZC as destination Airport Get more information about Užice-Ponikve Airport
587.35 miles (140.57 km) SDubrovnik Airport (DBV)Dubrovnik, Dubrovnik-Neretva County, CroatiaView Dubrovnik Airport on a map Set DBV as destination Airport Get more information about Dubrovnik Airport
690.70 miles (145.96 km) WSWBol Airport (BWK)Bol, CroatiaView Bol Airport on a map Set BWK as destination Airport Get more information about Bol Airport
792.51 miles (148.89 km) NNWBanja Luka International Airport (BNX)Banja Luka, Bosnia and HerzegovinaView Banja Luka International Airport on a map Set BNX as destination Airport Get more information about Banja Luka International Airport
8100.08 miles (161.07 km) SSETivat Airport (TIV)Tivat, MontenegroView Tivat Airport on a map Set TIV as destination Airport Get more information about Tivat Airport
9102.74 miles (165.34 km) SEDolac Airport (IVG)Berane, MontenegroView Dolac Airport on a map Set IVG as destination Airport Get more information about Dolac Airport
10103.50 miles (166.56 km) WSplit Airport (SPU)Split, CroatiaView Split Airport on a map Set SPU as destination Airport Get more information about Split Airport
11111.39 miles (179.26 km) SSEPodgorica Airport (TGD)Golubovci (near Podgorica), MontenegroView Podgorica Airport on a map Set TGD as destination Airport Get more information about Podgorica Airport
12115.60 miles (186.04 km) NNEOsijek Airport (OSI)Osijek, CroatiaView Osijek Airport on a map Set OSI as destination Airport Get more information about Osijek Airport
13119.41 miles (192.17 km) NEBelgrade Nikola Tesla Airport (BEG)Belgrade, SerbiaView Belgrade Nikola Tesla Airport on a map Set BEG as destination Airport Get more information about Belgrade Nikola Tesla Airport
14122.20 miles (196.66 km) NEBatajnica Airbase (BJY)Batajnica, SerbiaView Batajnica Airbase on a map Set BJY as destination Airport Get more information about Batajnica Airbase
15130.75 miles (210.41 km) NENovi Sad Čenej Airport (QND)Novi Sad, SerbiaView Novi Sad Čenej Airport on a map Set QND as destination Airport Get more information about Novi Sad Čenej Airport

Map of Furthest Airports from Sarajevo International Airport:

List of Furthest Airports from Sarajevo International Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
111,700.51 miles (18,830.09 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
211,324.33 miles (18,224.69 km) ESEGisborne Airport (GIS)Gisborne, New ZealandView Gisborne Airport on a map Set GIS as destination Airport Get more information about Gisborne Airport
311,292.31 miles (18,173.17 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
411,265.90 miles (18,130.67 km) EHood Aerodrome (MRO)Masterton, New ZealandView Hood Aerodrome on a map Set MRO as destination Airport Get more information about Hood Aerodrome
511,250.93 miles (18,106.57 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
611,249.95 miles (18,104.99 km) ESEWhakatane Airport (WHK)Whakatane, New ZealandView Whakatane Airport on a map Set WHK as destination Airport Get more information about Whakatane Airport
711,233.70 miles (18,078.85 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
811,232.36 miles (18,076.69 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
911,231.61 miles (18,075.48 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
1011,226.66 miles (18,067.51 km) ESERotorua International Airport (ROT)Rotorua, New ZealandView Rotorua International Airport on a map Set ROT as destination Airport Get more information about Rotorua International Airport
1111,213.15 miles (18,045.77 km) EWanganui Airport (WAG)Wanganui, New ZealandView Wanganui Airport on a map Set WAG as destination Airport Get more information about Wanganui Airport
1211,207.32 miles (18,036.38 km) ESETauranga Airport (TRG)Tauranga, New ZealandView Tauranga Airport on a map Set TRG as destination Airport Get more information about Tauranga Airport
1311,190.65 miles (18,009.56 km) EKaikoura Aerodrome (KBZ)Kaikoura, New ZealandView Kaikoura Aerodrome on a map Set KBZ as destination Airport Get more information about Kaikoura Aerodrome
1411,188.61 miles (18,006.28 km) EWoodbourne Airport (BHE)Blenheim, New ZealandView Woodbourne Airport on a map Set BHE as destination Airport Get more information about Woodbourne Airport
1511,186.96 miles (18,003.63 km) ESEMatamata Airport (MTA)Matamata, New ZealandView Matamata Airport on a map Set MTA as destination Airport Get more information about Matamata Airport