Bucharest airports page, Romania

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Bucharest, Henri Coanda, Otopeni International (OTP)

The airport was constructed in 1968 and is the largest airport in Romania in 2007. It's located North of the Bucharest metrolopitan area.

Airport website: otp-airport.ro

Airlines: tarom

In 2006 some 3,513,576 passengers used Henri Coanda airport.

In 2000 the Otopeni airport was renamed Henri Coanda.

Henri Coanda, from Romania, made the first jet engine powered aircraft in 1910.

 

Aurel Vlaicu Airport (IATA: BBU, ICAO: LRBS)

Largely known as Baneasa Airport. This airport was the main airport of Bucharest untill 1968. The airport was located too close to a town and couldn't expand.

Airlines: blueair-web.com (2007, low cost, based at Baneasa airport. In 2007 their fleet consists of 2 Boeing 737-300, one Boeing 737-500 and one Boeing 737-400).

During communist times the state carrier Tarom used Baneasa airport for domestic flights. But in 2000 Tarom moved these domestic flight to Otopeni airport.

 

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