List Of All Airports In Croatia

Despite that Croatia is not a big country, there are 7 international airports in Croatia that hold regular flight connections either seasonal or all year-round.

When visiting Croatia deciding on the closest airport can often save you both time and money particularly during the busy summer months when traffic on the Croatian roads can be overloaded.

A Map Of Airports In Croatia

Examining the map below, the first thing you notice that only two airports are located in Croatian inland (Zagreb and Osijek airports), while all others are scattered along the coast.

Along the Croatia Adriatic coast there are 5 airports located in four different coastal regions starting from Dubrovnik airport (Southern Dalmatia ), Split Airport (Central Dalmatia ), Zadar airport (Northern Dalmatia ), Rijeka airport (Kvarner region ) and Pula airport (Istria peninsula region ).

Besides these larger airports, there are 2 airports on Croatian islands. The first one is Brac island ( Bol town ) airport ( mainly for charters ) and second one is Losinj island airport. Many consider Rijeka airport as an island airport as it's located on Krk island.  

International Airport Codes

If you are planning a visit Croatia or travel to any city in Croatia, knowledge about the airport names and international codes will be of great help. Below is the list of international and domestic airports but if you are interested in all airports like military, private or sports airports, check here the full list of Croatia airports.

Airport City IATA CODE
Zagreb Airport Zagreb ZAG
Split Airport Split SPU
Dubrovnik Airport Dubrovnik DBV
Zadar Airport Zadar ZAD
Pula Airport Pula PUY
Rijeka Airport Rijeka RJK
Osijek Airport Osijek OSI
Brac Airport Brac BWK

To Which Airports I Can Fly
To In Croatia?

Zagreb airport

This airport better known as Pleso airport is the largest among airports in Croatia, and the main hub for international flights to and from Croatia. Pleso airport is only 17 km outside of the city area, south of Velika Gorica settlement.

Zagreb airport map!

In early 2017 it was opened a new completely renovated  airport with connections with more than 50 cities around the globe.

It is the main hub for the Croatian flag carrier Croatia Airlines, that connects Zagreb capitals with domestic destination along the Adriatic coast, Dubrovnik, Split, Zadar and Pula.

This airport is optimal solution for travelers visiting Varazdin in Zagorje region, Plitvice lakes National park and  towns  in the north eastern part of Croatia like Slavonski Brod, Vinkovci and Vukovar.

Split Airport

If you decide to fly to Split, Split airport will be your entrance gate to Croatia and Dalmatian islands. Since Split Croatia the champion of tourism in Croatia, this airport has become the most important along the Croatian coast.

Your vacation will start the moment your airplane lands on sometimes called Resnik or Kastela airport as it is only 2 km from Kastela riviera , 5 km from Trogir and 24 km to Split center. 

Split Airport road to Split ferry part!

The airport is is particularly busy during the summer months when in peak season reaches to over 120 daily landings particularly on  Saturdays.More information about traveling from Split airport to city centre and other relevant destinations you can find here !

Dubrovnik Airport

Getting to Dubrovnik by plain is the fastest and the most convenient way to start your Croatia's holidays just from Dubrovnik as the starting point.

Dubrovnik airport (DBV) has excellent flights connections with almost all European countries. Most of these flights are direct flights connecting Dubrovnik in high season. Here are  the airlines that fly to Dubrovnik airport !

Dubrovnik Airport is located about 22 km south-east from the city of Dubrovnik, in a village called Čilipi, which is also the unofficial name of the Dubrovnik Airport. This airport has the longest runway and is considered the third busiest among airports in Croatia.

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Zadar Airport

Zadar airport is a small but modern airport in Zemunik Donji  village, 8 km away from the city center, connecting Zadar with two domestic flights, one from Zagreb and the second one from Pula (Istria). Both flights are handled by Croatia Airlines.

Zadar Airport Zemunuk Donji!

This airport as the most airports in Croatia along the coast, is connected by a number of European destinations, particularly during the tourist season from April to October.

The most popular European capitals that are connected with the Zadar airport are London Stansted, Paris (Beauvais), Berlin, Stockholm, Brussels (Charleroi), Zurich, Warsaw and many others. Here is the list of all flights to/from  Zadar airport.

Zadar has become a popular destination for  travelers looking for affordable and cheap flights, mostly thanks to Ryan air, Europe's largest low cost airline, that has selected Zadar airport as a new base.

Zadar airport taxi transfers!

Order in advance low-cost taxi transfer from Zadar Airport to the city center, comfortable car transfer for the family with children, economy minivan for a tourist group or a luxury transfer.

Pula Airport

Among airports in Croatia, Pula airport is the only airport on Istria peninsula. Pula has a small airport for domestic and international flights, located in Liznjan about 8 km northeast of the town.

Pula Airport

Pula Croatia airport is very popular and frequently used by travelers flying from the UK with direct flights from May to October.  Each year will have flights from/to Pula from Manchester, Leeds, London Stansted and Edinburgh while offers very attractive holiday packages in Pula  area.

Are you looking for Pula airport transfers? Book in advance your low-cost taxi transfer from Pula  to the city center, hotel, resort, airport, train station or to any other place you need to get to.

Rijeka Krk Island Airport

Among airports in Croatia this airport is the biggest one located on Krk island. It's officially called Rijeka airport but actually is located near Omisalj village, only 17 km from Rijeka railway station.   

Most of the traffic to and from the airport takes place during the summer months, when it is used by several European low-cost airlines taking tourists to the northern parts of the Croatian coast.

In the past Rijeka city had its own airport called Grobnik but it had difficulty with larger planes, as its runways were close to the hills to the east of the city. This was the reason to dislocate the airport to new location on Krk island.

If you are flying to Rijeka airport, here you can find cheap transfers from the airport to any destination on Krk island. To be more comfortable check also return transfer from your hotel back to airport.

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