Sármellék airport (SOB)

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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.

Official Website: hevizairport.com
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 (until 9:00 pm on Saturdays).
Airlines: Czech Airlines, Freebird Airlines, Lufthansa, UTair.
Annual passenger traffic: More than 17,000 passengers went through it in 2016.
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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Next to the enclosure there is an office from Hertz (Tel +36 8354 0266), open Mondays through Fridays between 8:00 am and 5:00 pm.


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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.


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. The trip to the city centre takes around 10 minutes.


There are no hotels inside the enclosure. The closest accommodations are: Green Elephant Guesthouse (Tel +36 8335 2097), Centrum Apartmanház (Tel +36 302 711 734), Zsoli Vendégház (Tel +36 306 396 629), Marika Apartman (Tel +36 303 298 654), Irénke Vendégház (Tel +36 302 614 646), Relax Apartman (Tel +36 305 903 773), Hotel Ovit (Tel +36 8351 5135), Kolping Hotel Spa & Family Resort (Tel +36 8334 4143), Appartement Swiss-Style (Tel +36 304 587 653), Volán Üdülö (Tel +36 8331 1446).


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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.