Arad International Airport
The Arad International Airport has the advantage of high accessibility,
being located at 4km West from Arad`s downtown, its geographic position
reported to the center of the runway is 21º 15' 14" East, 43º
10' 35" North, at 106 meters above sea level. It’s located
at 250km from Budapest and 300km from Belgrad. It’s located near
the border with Hungary, at 30km from the closest point for crossing the
border-Turnu and 20km away from the closest railway point for crossing
On the land of that Gai suburb there was an infrastructure with a runway,
hangar and a terminal, from the military campaign from 1917. Here, on
14 July 1912, a big meeting took place when Aurel Vlaicu, a pioneer in
Romanian aviation, returned from Aspen Vienna and he was seen by his co
nationals as a hero of all the Romanians.
As a result of some negotiations that took place in order to build a
new airport, on 30 May 1935 the civil municipal aviation give the land
from the Ceala suburb where the constructions will start for building
the infrastructure. The construction work ended in 1936 and the official
inauguration of the new airport took place on 14 November 1937. From that
moment all the air traffic was conducted on this location and the landings
and taking off happened on a grass runway. In 1953 a concrete runway,
2000 meters long, was built, as the increased traffic demanded it. The
A and D taxiway were build in the same time as the runway. The lightning
system was re built in 1954 and was endowed with Elba lamps.
Address: Calea Aeroportului 4
Postal code: 310059
E-mail: aeroport ar [at] rdslink ro
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46° 10' 35.58" N
021° 15' 43.28" E
||003° E (01/06)
||CIVIL GOVERNMENT, (LANDING
FEES AND DIPLOMATIC CLEARANCE MAY BE REQUIRED)
||ARAD INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT
||6562 x 148 feet
2000 x 45 meters
||Distance From Field
||Bearing From Navaid
||CSTMS, IMG avbl.
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