Pančevo Airport Serbian airports - Pančevo Airport
Serbian airports
Serbian airports
World airports
Airport photos
Aircraft photos
Spacecraft photos
Earth from airplane
Earth from space
Aviation articles

Pančevo Airport

Pančevo Airport (Аеродром Панчево or Aerodrom Pančevo) (ICAO: LYPA) is an airport near the city of Pančevo, Serbia nearBelgrade. The airport is mostly used for general aviation operations. It has a single grass runway 1,000 metres long and 60 metres wide.

The airport is also used by Utva Aviation Industry, a manufacturer of light sporting and training aircraft also located in Pančevo, for testing its aircraft.

Pančevo Airport
Аеродром Панчево
Aerodrom Pančevo
Airport type Civil
Serves Pančevo, Serbia
Elevation AMSL 77 m / 253 ft
Coordinates 44°54′08″N
LYPA is located in Serbia


Location of the airport in Serbia

Direction Length Surface
m ft
13L/31R 1,000 3,281 Grass


On March 15, 1923, aircraft of the Franko-Rumen company started operations from Pančevo airport. A few days later on March 25, services between Paris and Istanbul via Pančevo commenced, the first international flights to or from Belgrade. On September 9 the same year, the first aircraft took off on a scheduled service from Belgrade to Bucharest. This was also the first commercial night flight in the history of aviation. CFRNA (Compagnie franco-roumaine de navigation aérienne) decided that flying at night was the only way for its aircraft operating on the Paris-Belgrade-Bucharest-Istanbul service to beat the famous Orient Express train to Istanbul.

Franco-Roumaine changed its name to CIDNA (Compagnie internationale de navigation aérienne) in 1925, which used Pančevo Airport until May 1927.

The above content comes from Wikipedia and is published under free licenses – click here to read more.

The content above was published at in 2014.
We don't guarantee the information is fresh and accurate. The data may be wrong or outdated.
For more up-to-date information please refer to other sources.

christianity portal
directory of hotels worldwide

Copyright 2004-2024 © by, Vyshenskoho st. 36, Lviv 79010, Ukraine
Legal Disclaimer