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Brno-Tuřany Airport
Letiště Brno-Tuřany
Airport type Public
Owner South-Moravia Region
Operator Airport Brno Ltd.
Location Brno
Elevation AMSL 770 ft / 235 m
Coordinates 49°09′05″N 16°41′40″E / 49.15139°N 16.69444°E / 49.15139; 16.69444Coordinates: 49°09′05″N 16°41′40″E / 49.15139°N 16.69444°E / 49.15139; 16.69444
Website http://www.airport-brno.cz/
Direction Length Surface
ft m
10/28 8,694 2,650 Concrete

Brno-Tuřany Airport (IATA: BRQ, ICAO: LKTB) is an airport near Brno, Czech Republic. 506 174 passengers passed through the Brno-Tuřany passenger terminal in 2008, an increase of 22% on the previous year.

Airport terminal
Airport terminal

The airport was built during the 1950s as a replacement for the old Brno airport located in Slatina (north east of Tuřany airport). During the 1980s, the airport was handed over for use by the Czechoslovak air force, and civil operations were reduced to a minimum. After the fall of communism in 1989, the airport returned to civil use, and was operated by the state owned "Czech Airport Authority".

At present, the South-Moravian local government owns the airport, and it is operated by a private company, Brno Airport Ltd. Most of the flights from the airport consist of charters. The only scheduled routes are with the following airlies: CSA Czech Airlines, which operates with four times a day trips to Prague; Ryanair, which flies one daily round trip to London Stansted; and Atlant-Soyuz in a code share with Czech low-fare airline Smart Wings, which flies twice a week Moscow. There is also busy charter connection between Brno and holiday destinations in Greece, Tunisia, Bulgaria, Spain, or Egypt.

The terminal consists of two concourses. New departure hall opened in 2006 is able to handle 1 000 passengers per hour. It's designed by architect Petr Parolek and is considered as one of the most significant projects of Czech contemporaneous architecture. Airport Brno is also often used by cargo airlines like TNT, Volga-Dnepr, or Antonov Design Bureau and handled 6 273 tons of freight in 2008. Plans for building new cargo terminal and industry zone will be realize in near future.

Getting there

Highways and near airports
Highways and near airports

By Car

Getting to the aerodrome by car is very simple, as the aerodrome is located still within the town territory, next to the D1 Brno-Olomouc motorway. Driving in the direction from Prague, at 201 km (125 miles) there is a motorway exit marked "Slatina" and the off-turn to the aerodrome is distinctly marked. The aerodrome is 2 km (1.25 miles) from the motorway exit.

By Bus

You can easily get to Brno Airport from the city centre using the direct bus line No. 76 which departs from the Brno Main train station from 04:30 AM to 11:00 PM every half hour. After arrival, and before departure of the Ryanair plane to London, the bus goes every 20 minutes.

From the Brno Main train station the line 76 goes through the Main Bus Station (it stops near the tram terminus) and continues directly to the final stop at Brno Airport. New bus line 89 connects Brno Airport with city centre and northwest suburb also during the night.

The travel time from the centre to the airport is exactly 20 minutes. For one journey you need a 2-zone ticket valid for 40 minutes. These cost 22 CZK for adults, 11 CZK for children younger than 6 years or 80 CZK for 24 hour ticket.

From Brno you can travel by regular connections directly to the 3 capitals - Vienna (Austria), Prague (Czech Republic and Bohemia) and Bratislava (Slovakia). The journeys to Vienna and Bratislava take 1.5 hours by train, to Prague 2.5 hours by bus. There are also many connections to Olomouc (1.5 hours), Ostrava and Northern Moravia (2 hours) and Eastern Moravia (1.5 hours).

Airlines and destinations

Airlines Destinations
Atlant-Soyuz Airlines Moscow-Vnukovo
Czech Airlines operated by Central Connect Airlines Prague
Ryanair London-Stansted, Milan-Orio al Serio [begins 1 November]
Travel Service operated by Smart Wings Burgas, Heraklion, Larnaca, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Malaga, Preveza, Rhodes, Thessaloniki [seasonal]
Wizzair London-Luton [begins 16 December]

Charter flights - Summer 2010

Airlines Destinations
Central Charter Airlines Zadar
Czech Airlines Holidays Hurghada, Sharm el-Sheikh, Taba, Zakynthos
Onur Air Antalya
Travel Service Antalya, Araxos, Burgas, Chania, Corfu, Djerba, Girona, Gran Canaria, Heraklion, Hurghada, Kavala, Kos, Larnaca, Limnos, Malaga, Mytilene, Preveza, Rhodes, Samos, Sharm el-Sheikh, Tabarka, Tunis, Zakynthos

Cargo flights

Airlines Destinations
TNT Airways Liège, Prague


  • Brno-Tuřany Airport website
  • (English) (Czech) Photos and news from Brno airport

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General Info
Country Czech Republic
Time UTC+1(+2DT)
Latitude 49.151269
49° 09' 04.57" N
Longitude 16.694433
016° 41' 39.96" E
Elevation 778 feet
237 meters
Type Civil
Magnetic Variation 003° E (01/06)
Near City Brno
Operating Hours 24 HOUR OPERATIONS
International Clearance Status Airport of Entry

TWR 119.6
ATIS 118.025
BRNO APP 119.1
Communications Remarks  
TWR (125.425 Opr HO.)
APP (119.9 Opr HO.)

ID Dimensions Surface PCN ILS
10/28 8694 x 197 feet
2650 x 60 meters

Type ID Name Channel Freq Distance From Field Bearing From Navaid
VOR-DME BNO BRNO 086X 113.9 At Field -
NDB BNO BRNO - 368 2.9 NM 275.1

FUEL (NC-A1, 100LL)

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