Sofia airport - so called in Bulgarian chief for Bulgaria in Sofia Airport. The airport is the main hub for the two well-known airlines - Bulgaria Air and Hemus Air.
Capital Airport was built in the 30sthe last century, over time, as in most airports, passenger traffic began to increase. As a result, only the terminal has ceased adequately to cope with the flow of passengers. There have been many solutions to this problem, including the construction of a new airport, but in the end it was decided to build a new terminal.
Expansion of the airport
the second terminal construction project is estimated at 200 million euros. Finance was launched in 1997.
In summer 2006 was put into operation a new runway, which is located parallel to the old one. By the end of this year, construction of the second terminal has been completed.
In the future, the first terminal is planned to be used exclusively for low-cost companies.
The basic set of services to its passengers to offer a second terminal. Here are the ticket offices, cafes and restaurants, shops, duty-free, representative offices of banks, ATMs, post office, medical center, etc.
It should be noted that the terminal 2 is built taking into account people with disabilities, for their simplified travel between levels via elevators and escalators.
Between the first and second terminal free shuttle bus, with movement of 30 minutes interval.
Sofia Airport has parking for 820 places.
There are several ways to travel from the airport to the city:
Avtobus - two routes depart from Terminalbuses №84 and №284. The journey time will take in the region of half an hour, the likelihood of traffic jams. Tickets can be purchased at kiosks located at the bus stop, it costs around 0.5 euros.
Mikroavtobus №30 - he goes from the airport to the biggest area of the capital of Bulgaria - Lyulin. The fare will be about 0.75 euros.
Taksi - it is possible to go from any terminal. The cost of a trip to the city center will be in the region of € 8.
Arendovannoe cars - companies operate at the airport, with car rental.