Bucharest Baneasa airport (BBU)

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Bucharest Aurel Vlaicu Airport, also known as Baneasa Airport and opened on August 1, 1912, is the oldest in Romania. Currently it only operates with charter and private flights.

Official Website: bucharestairports.ro
Number of Terminals - 1 - Open 24 hours a day.
Annual passenger traffic: Around 13,000 passengers went through it in 2015.
Tel: +40 212 305 607.


The airport is located in the Baneasa district, 8 km (5 miles) to the north of Bucharest.

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The airport has ATMs and free Wi-Fi access. Nearby you can find several business centers, such as Romexpo.

Food and Drinks- The terminal has bars and catering services.
Baggage- In case of lost or damaged luggage, contact the offices of the corresponding airline.
Other Services-


Bus - RATB (Tel +40 213 074 180) operates several services from the airport between 4:00 am and 11:00 pm, with 10-20 minute intervals. Line 131 - Piata Romana, Piata Victoriei, Soseaua Kiseleff, Piata Presei Libere, Soseaua Bucuresti-Ploiesti; 335 - Barajul Dunarii, Bulevardul Nicolae Grigorescu, Soseaua Iancului, Soseaua Stefan cel Mare, Calea Dorobantilor, Soseaua Kiseleff, Piata Presei Libere, Soseaua Bucuresti-Ploiesti; 148 - Piata Presei Libere, Soseaua Bucuresti-Ploiesti; 112 - Soseaua Pipera, Bulevardul Aerogarii; 301 - Piata Victoriei, Bulevardul Aviatorilor, Bulevardul Aerogarii. The 783 express service leaves from 0:30 am to 11:45 pm and also reaches the city centre, with stops at Piata Presei Libre, Piata Victoriei and Piata Unirii. The trip takes around 30 min. and the bus stop is located in front of the airport.

Tram - Line 5 from RATB (Tel +40 213 074 180) connects the airport with the city centre from 5:00 am to 10:30 pm, with frequencies of 10-20 minutes.

Metro - The M2 service from Metrorex (Tel +40 213 193 601) runs from Pipera to Aurel Vlaicu Station between 5:00 am and 11:30 pm, and then on to Piata Victoriei, Piata Romana, Piata Unirii, Tineretului, Eroii Revolutiei, Piata Sudului and Berceni.

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The enclosure has parking areas for short and long stays, equipped with CCTV and security staff.


Passengers with reduced mobility are offered special attention within the airport, provided by adequate services and facilities. Inform your airline or travel agency about your particular needs at the time of your booking.