Burgas Airport
Burgas Airport

Burgas Airport (Burgas Airport). Official site.


The international airport of Burgas is located in the south-east of Bulgaria, about 10 kilometers from the center of Burgas. This airport is one of the largest air hubs in Bulgaria, so, in 2017, 2 million 982 thousand passengers were served here.


History of Bourgas International Airport



Bourgas airport started functioning in 1941 year, however, because almost all European countries were involved in the Second World War during this period, this air harbor was not used for civil air transportation, while servicing military planes.

In 1942, German troops that captured the Burgas airport, significantly improved its infrastructure, which allowed to take heavy aircraft, as well as electrified the airport, which allowed to receive aircraft, including at night.

Despite the fact that World War II ended in 9145 year, Burgas airport began its civilian activity only in 1947 when the first flight from Sofia was made here and if initially the air harbor was used exclusively for domestic flights, then already in 50 - 60-ies the route network of Burgas airport was increased to 5 route directions, and in the same period, the modernization of the air harbor began.

In the 70-ies of the last century, the Burgas airport was given the status of an international air harbor, which led to a significant increase in the route network - according to the data for this period, Bourgas was connected to 45 by various cities in Europe.


Runways of the International Airport of Burgas



At its disposal, the international air harbor of Burgas has one concrete runway with the length of 3200 meters, which allows to take aircraft 2-4 class.

On the territory of the airport there are several helicopter platforms, which provides the possibility of receiving and servicing all types of helicopters.

In the near future, it is planned to build another runway.


Infrastructure of the Bourgas International Airport


Despite the fact that Bourgas International Airport was initially oriented to servicing domestic flights, to date, the vast majority of serviced flights (99,3%) are international, and therefore the infrastructure of the international air harbor is focused primarily on foreign tourists.



At the airport area are located:

  • Banks, ATMs, payment terminals, currency exchange offices;
  • retail stores;
  • Shops souvenir products;
  • Duty free shops;
  • Cafes, restaurants and places of public catering;
  • Pharmacy;
  • Luggage storage;
  • Room mother and child;
  • Ticket offices and airline representative offices;
  • VIP service hall;
  • Parking vehicles;
  • Public transportation and taxi.

There are no hotels and hotel complexes in the territory of the air harbor, however, due to the close location to the city of the same name, this does not cause problems.


How to get to Bourgas International Airport?



In order to reach the International Airport of Bourgas, you can use both taxi services, as well as services of city buses or regular buses.


Basic data Airport Burgas:

  • Airport Country: Bulgaria.
  • The international airport of Burgas.
  • GMT time zone (summer / winter): + 3 / + 2.
  • Latitude geographical 42.57, 27.52 geographical longitude.
  • IATA airport code: BOJ.
  • ICAO airport code: LBBG.


Burgas (Burgas Airport). Official site: www.bourgas-airport.com



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