Ostrava Leos Janacek Airport is the largest regional airport in the Czech Republic with both regularly scheduled domestic and international services.
The Moravian Silesian region Government has been the owner of Ostrava Leos Janacek Airport since July 1, 2004. In November 2006, the airport was renamed after the composer Leos Janacek. The operator of the airport is Letiště Ostrava, a.s., a joint stock company.
- RWY 04/22 4E
- 3500 M x 63 M
- PCN 50 R/B/W/T
- ILS CAT IIIB/RWY 22, VOR/DME, RNAV
- No noise / night / slot restrictions
- H24 operations
- 13 check-in counters
- The average capacity is 500 arriving and 500 departing passengers per hour
The airport is conveniently located in the center of Europe, between the Czech Republic, Slovakia and Poland, about 20 km from Ostrava, the capital of the Moravian Silesian region, and provides an important point of entry into Central and Eastern Europe.
Air distances from Ostrava
Leos Janacek Airport:
- Prague 273 km
- Vienna 220 km
- Katowice 72 km
- Bratislava 200 km
- Frankfurt 687 km
- Warsaw 330 km
- Moscow 1,473 km
- Kiev 884 km
The airport has excellent preconditions for the development of cargo transportation. Its strategic location in the heart of Europe on the north-south traffic link, the technical characteristics of the runway and easy accessibility of the airport coupled with the convenient transportation infrastructure connecting the road, rail and air services make Ostrava Leos Janacek Airport a partner in cargo transportation to be reckoned with.
The airport is located in an industrial area and in its vicinity there are a large number of industrial parks and important business establishments. Part of the airport is a Free Zone and a logistics center which is under construction. The airport is easily accessible from the D1 Motorway or the R48 high-speed road. Moreover, a rail link is under construction which will terminate directly at the departure hall.