There are six major airports in
Most major airports in the United States and Europe provide
flights to Croatia,
which has become a holiday and vacation hotspot over the past few years. More and more people are discovering the
history and beauty of the ancient cities scattered around the beautiful countryside.
When looking for good deals on flights to
Croatia, it is always better to begin looking
early. Usually, the earlier you begin your research the better the deal you will find. It might even be possible to
find a great package deal, one that comes with hotel accommodations or deals on certain tours. Look around – you
never know what great deals you can find.
|Airports in Croatia provide easy connections
with many European cities, bringing thousands of tourists daily, especially during the peak
summer season months.
A total of six airports serve the major cities in the
country. Most tourists flying in will begin their journey from these places.
When making arrangements, you need to know in advance the
different types of activities and places you want to go on your vacation so you can book your flight to the correct
airport. If you want to go skiing in the north, for example, then you don’t want to end up in Dubrovnik, which is
the country’s southernmost city. For skiing you'd choose Zagreb instead, located near Sljeme peak (part of
Medvednica mountain a nature park) - home to annual Men and Women's Slalom Snow Queen Trophy.
Zagreb Airport (ZAG) is
located just 11 kilometers to the southeast of the city. Zagreb is the capital of Croatia. The airport has been
named "Franjo Tuđman", after Croatia's first president.
Aeroflot, Air France, Alitalia, Austrian Airlines, BH
Airlines, Croatia Airlines, CSA, Germanwings, LOT, Lufthansa, Malev, TAP, Turkish Airlines and WIZZ Air serve
Zagreb Airport. Most of these are Western European airlines, with a few Eastern European airlines thrown
Rijeka Airport (RJK) is a mere fifteen kilometers from that
city. It is a smaller airport, serviced by a number of airlines, including Croatia Airlines, HLX and several
The Pula Airport (PUY) is located on the southeast end of the
Istrian Peninsula in the town of Pula, best known for its Pula Arena Roman amphitheatre. The airport is located 6
km from the city centre.
Split Airport (SPU) is located 12 kilometers from the
ancient city of Split, which dates back to
the times of the Greek colonists. Split Airport boasts a large number of airlines operating within it. You'll find
Air Malta, Air One, Croatia Airlines, Easy Jet, Finnair, Germanwings, Luxair, Mistral Air, Sterling Airlines, Tomas
Cook Airlines, Ural Airlines and many others for your convenience.
Zadar Airport (ZAD) is located in Zemunik, which is just 9
kilometers from the town. Zadar is served by Croatia Airlines, Ryanair, Sky Europe, Germanwings, ScandJet, InerSky
and several smaller airlines.
Dubrovnik is one of the most frequent destinations and boasts
a large number of airlines. You'll find KLM, Malev Airlines, Delta, Air France, Austrian Airlines, Croatia
Airlines, Czech Airlines, Virgin Airlines, and quite a few more, as well. Dubrovnik Airport (DBV) is just 18 kilometers from the famous walled city of Dubrovnik.
All of these airports are located fairly close to some of the
major city centers in the country, which means it will be a breeze to get to your hotel and to all of the
attractions the city has to offer. Because the airport is not located directly in the city, you can be sure that
you won’t have to hear the drone of airplanes flying overhead too!
You will find several other, smaller airports as well, but
the above Croatia airports serve most of the hot destinations in the country. If you are going to be going to
another of the cities, however, you may wish to see if you can find an airport that can bring you closer to your
No matter how you get to Croatia, you will definitely have a
great time once you get there!