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Zadar Airport (Croatian: Zračna luka Zadar; IATA: ZAD, ICAO: LDZD) is an international airport serving Zadar, Croatia. It is located in Zemunik Donji, 8 km (5 mi) from the centre of Zadar.[1]

Zadar Airport

Aerodrom Zadar/Zemunik
Zadar airport terminal croatia.JPG
Summary
Airport typePublic/Military
OperatorZadar Airport Ltd.
ServesZadar
LocationZemunik Donji, Croatia
Hub forRyanair
Focus city forCroatia Airlines
Elevation AMSL289 ft / 88 m
Coordinates44°06′30″N 015°20′48″E / 44.10833°N 15.34667°E / 44.10833; 15.34667
Websitezadar-airport.hr
Map
ZAD is located in Croatia
ZAD
ZAD
Location of the airport in Croatia
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
14/32 2,500 8,202 Concrete
04/22 2,000 6,562 Asphalt
Statistics (2018)
Passengers603,819 Increase 2,43%

Contents

HistoryEdit

As early as 1936, Zadar had regular commercial flights provided by Ala Littoria.[2]

Zadar Airport was one of the few airports in the world where the taxiway crossed a public road. The road was closed on 7 April 2010 due to the terms negotiated with the European Union during Croatian accession negotiations.[3]

The airport served as a former base for Lufthansa's flight school InterCockpit and it still serves as a Croatian Air Force main training base. From the beginning of April 2013 Zadar Airport became a Ryanair base with a stationed Boeing 737–800. It serves 16 European destinations in Germany, Ireland, UK, France, Belgium, Denmark, Sweden and Norway.

Airlines and destinationsEdit

StatisticsEdit

Traffic at Zadar Airport
Year Passengers Cargo
1976   146,000 N/A
2001   39,244 N/A
2002   49,949 7,379
2003   69,876 11,698
2004   65,853 58,889
2005   86,857 257,658
2006   65,423 23,614
2007   119,449 13,652
2008   157,978 3,963
2009   215,868 337,919
2010   272,675 15,975
2011   284,980 19,457
2012   371,256 10,516
2013   472,572 17,267
2014   496,697 7,275
2015   487,652 12,791
2016   520,924 26,450
2017   589,841 5,925
2018   603,819 19,953

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b AIP from the European Organisation for the Safety of Air Navigation
  2. ^ Ala Littoria at timetableimages.com
  3. ^ Zatvorena cesta Zadar-Zemunik koja presijeca aerodromsku pistu (in Croatian) – http://www.jutarnji.hr/zatvorena-cesta-zadar-zemunik-koja-presijeca-zracnu-pistu/696531
  4. ^ "Air Serbia outlines S19 network expansion". Routesonline. Retrieved 25 January 2019.
  5. ^ "brussels airlines expands SuperJet service to Zadar in S18". Routesonline. Retrieved 29 December 2017.
  6. ^ "Germania Flug schedules new service in S18". Routesonline. Retrieved 15 November 2017.
  7. ^ "Condor World Map". Condor. Retrieved 14 January 2019.
  8. ^ "Condor S18 Short-Haul routes addition as of 06DEC17". Routesonline. Retrieved 7 December 2017.
  9. ^ "Condor Timetable Summer 2019, Shorthaul Flights" (PDF). Condor. Retrieved 27 August 2018.
  10. ^ "easyJet additional new routes in S18". Routesonline. Retrieved 18 December 2017.
  11. ^ "EasyJet uvodi novu liniju iz Zadra". Avioradar.hr. Retrieved 22 February 2019.
  12. ^ http://www.easyjet.com
  13. ^ "Bari y Zadar, nuevos destinos de Iberia Express para el verano de 2019". iberiaexpress. Retrieved 6 December 2018.
  14. ^ "Jet2 arrives to Zadar with two new routes". Avioradar. Retrieved 3 April 2019.
  15. ^ "Laudamotion outlines S19 Stuttgart network". Routesonline. Retrieved 18 October 2018.
  16. ^ "Lufthansa expands Croatia/Poland routes in S18". Routesonline. Retrieved 22 December 2017.
  17. ^ "Luxair Adds New Leisure Routes in S16 :: Routesonline". airlineroute.net. Retrieved 15 May 2016.
  18. ^ "Neos adds Zadar – Tel Aviv service in S18". Routesonline. Retrieved 22 April 2018.
  19. ^ "Norwegian adds seasonal Oslo – Zadar service in S18". Routesonline. Retrieved 22 April 2018.
  20. ^ "Ryanair S19 network additions as of 28FEB19". Routesonline. Retrieved 2 March 2019.
  21. ^ "Ryanair Verkündet Sommerflugplan 2019: 24 Neue Strecken In Deutschland". Ryanair. Retrieved 17 October 2018.
  22. ^ "Ryanair S19 network additions as of 28FEB19". Routesonline. Retrieved 2 March 2019.
  23. ^ "Ryanair expands Frankfurt service in S18". Routesonline. Retrieved 14 September 2017.
  24. ^ "Ryanair Verkündet Sommerflugplan 2019: 24 Neue Strecken In Deutschland". Ryanair. Retrieved 17 October 2018.
  25. ^ "Ryanair S19 network additions as of 28FEB19". Routesonline. Retrieved 2 March 2019.
  26. ^ "Ryanair adds Memmingen – Zadar route from May 2018". Routesonline. Retrieved 13 March 2018.
  27. ^ "Ryanair Verkündet Sommerflugplan 2019: 24 Neue Strecken In Deutschland". Ryanair. Retrieved 17 October 2018.
  28. ^ "Ryanair S19 network additions as of 28FEB19". Routesonline. Retrieved 2 March 2019.
  29. ^ "Ryanair Launches Record Prague Summer 19 Schedule". Ryanair. Retrieved 26 September 2018.
  30. ^ "New for Summer 2017 – Flights to Croatia". Titan Airways. Retrieved 16 April 2017.
  31. ^ "Transavia offers new summer destinations in 2019". World Airline News. Retrieved 4 September 2018.

External linksEdit

  Media related to Zadar Airport at Wikimedia Commons