Václav Havel Airport Prague (formerly Ruzyně Airport) is a public international airport located on the northwest edge of Prague, in the district of Prague 6. The airport is designed for both domestic and regular and irregular air traffic. Renamed after former President Vaclav Havel in October 2012, the airport shows regular increases in passengers.
For the first time, the airport had more than 13 million passengers in one year.
December 2016 was the most successful December in the airport’s history. The first three weeks of the month saw 812,702 passengers, which is 18.7 percent more than in the same period last year.
In 2015, the airport handled 12.03 million passengers, which was a growth of 7.9 percent over the previous year. In the first half of 2016, the airport handled nearly 5.6 million passengers, an increase of 355,000 people over the same period of 2015. Roughly one-third are people from the Czech Republic.
From Prague International Airport, people can transfer to 138 locations worldwide and each year new destinations are regularly added.
In May 2016, the airport began handling A380 passenger jets operated by Emirates. The plane is currently the largest in passenger service. The year also saw the introduction of new routes such as a direct service from Shanghai to Prague by China Eastern Airlines. The current winter schedule offers connections to 11 new destinations in seven countries.
Where you can fly from Prague?
During the summer flight schedule, its regular transport services offer 60 carriers whose planes are heading for a record 138 locations worldwide. In total, Prague will have 29 new destinations compared to last year. The winter schedule includes regular connections to 85 locations in 36 countries.