Passenger guide - Sármellék airport (SOB) 


Sármellék International Airport, also known as Héviz-Balaton Airport and opened in 1991, is one of the few international airstations in Hungary. Its importance relies in its closeness to Lake Balaton, one of the main tourist destinations in the country. It operates with international flights to several locations in Europe, especially in Germany.

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Number of Terminals - 1 - Open from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm during the winter, and from 9:00 am to 6:00 pm the rest of the year.
Annual passenger traffic: More than 15,000 passengers went through it in 2015.
Tel: +36 8320 0304 / 307 051 054. Information desk in the central area.


Sármellék airport is situated 3 km (1.8 miles) southwest from the city of the same name.

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Bus - BusExpress (Tel +36 8377 7088) offers transportation by request 24 hours a day between the airport and different locations around Lake Balaton (Siófok, Balatonlelle, Keszthely, Balatonfüred, Tihany, Badacsony, Hévíz, Alsópáhok, Zalakaros, Zalaegerszeg, Tapolca, Sümeg). Further information

Taxi - Cabs from Taxi Hévíz (Tel +36 8334 0333 / 8334 0045 / 305 553 410) available around the clock outside the terminal.


Inside the building there is a counter from Fox Autorent (Tel +36 704 554 020).


The airport has public telephones.

Food and Drinks- A coffee shop is available after the security checkpoint.
Shopping- There is a duty-free shop with souvenirs, regional products, beverages, food.
Baggage- Enquiries about missing luggage should be directed to the airport's information counter.
Other Services- Medical and dental services, travel agencies.


There is a free parking lot opposite the terminal building, with spaces for short and long stays.


Passengers requiring special assistance or wheelchairs during their stay at the airport should inform their airline or travel agency about their needs in advance. The service is free.


There are no hotels inside the enclosure. The closest accommodations are: Kis-Balatoni Ökoporta (Tel +36 202 583 792), Zsoli Vendégház (Tel +36 306 396 629), Samadare Ház (Tel +36 8334 1884), Melinda Villa (Tel +36 205 644 005), Múzeum Panzió (Tel +36 8331 3182), Korona Étterem Panzió (Tel +36 304 537 947), Kisspanorama Vendégház (Tel +36 302 097 870), Hotel Via (Tel +36 302 815 626), Kolping Hotel (Tel +36 8334 4143), Hotel Bacchus (Tel +36 8337 8566).

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Latest updates: January, 06, 2017