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Timisoara "Traian Vuia" International Airport

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History

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1935 – the 29th of May, an official paper was signed for the establishment of Timisoara Regional Airport, near Mosnita Veche village and, on the 17th of July the first technical flight landed on the airport;
1960 – the head office of the airport was built on the present location, in the neighbourhoods of Ghiroda village;
1964 – the 28th of February, the present terminal building for domestic flights was given in use;
1975-1980 – the extension works of the runway, from 2.500 to 3.500m were carried out and the international terminal building, the control tower, the VIP lounge and the administrative buildings were given in use;
1980-1990 – domestic flights connecting Timisoara to Bucharest and Constanta, as well as international flights to and from Frankfurt, New York and Chicago were being operated on the airport;
1998 – the cargo warehouse was opened for cargo related activities;
2002 – the domestic flights departure lounge was modernized;
2003 – the 6th of February, the airport found its spiritual identity – the airport borrowed the name of the pioneer of world aeronautics, the Romanian – Train Vuia; on the 19th of May, the transit terminal was opened for traffic, the airport becoming an air hub, connecting important cities in Romania to cities in Italy and Germany;
2004 – the 10th of November – the extension and modernization of the international flights terminal was accomplished and given in use.
2005 – drawing up the study for the airport’s “Development Programme – 2006-2015”
2006 – apron extension in order to accommodate an ever increasing air traffic
construction of a new parking lot and of an access road within the airport premises.

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Traian Vuia Timisoara International Airport is the largest regional airport in Romania, serving an immediate catchment area with over 2.1 million inhabitants. Traian Vuia Timisoara International Airport Romania’s western gate towards Europe.

The second largest airport in Romania regarding the passengers traffic and aircraft movements;
The most important airport in the region, serving the Western part of Romania and the Eastern part of Hungary and Serbia;
Ideal geographical location for future development;
Serves one of the best economically developed regions of the country;
It has a competent infrastructure with premises for development;
It is the headquarter of a private and very dynamic air company;
The only airport in România that offers its individual handling services;
An attractive target for investors;

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Mission

To develop the role of the airport within the international air transport network;
To open new routes according to the market requests;
To offer competitive and high quality airport services for all clients (passengers and air companies);
To plan and develop the airport’s infrastructure;
To ensure the highest level of security and safety according to international standards;
To update and improve permanently the systems and equipments;
To connect to other transportation systems (by car, by rail), according to the principle of logistic complementary (intermodal transportation apron);

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CONTACT

Timisoara "Traian Vuia" International Airport

Address:
Airport street no.2
Ghiroda - Timis
307200
O.P. 7 C.P. 1375
Romania

Phone:
+40-256-493.639
+40-256-491.637
+40-256-491.638
+40-256-493.123

E-mail: office [at] aerotim ro

URL: http://www.aerotim.ro/


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General Info
Country Romania
ICAO ID LRTR
Time UTC+2(+3DT)
Latitude 45.809861
45° 48' 35.50" N
Longitude 21.337861
021° 20' 16.30" E
Elevation 348 feet
106 meters
Type Joint (Civil and Military)
Magnetic Variation 003° E (01/06)
Operating Agency MILITARY - CIVIL JOINT USE AIRPORT
Near City Timisoara

Communications
TIMISOARA TWR 120.1
TIMISOARA GND 121.6
TIMISOARA APP 120.1

Runways
ID Dimensions Surface PCN ILS
11/29 11483 x 148 feet
3500 x 45 meters
CONCRETE. 054RDWT YES

Navaids
Type ID Name Channel Freq Distance From Field Bearing From Navaid
NDB TSR TIMISOARA - 408 1.4 NM 109.7

Remarks
CSTMS/AG/IMG Avbl
FUEL (NC-A1)


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