The second largest airport in Lithuania afterthe capital, is located in Kaunas. It occupies the second position in terms of passenger traffic, serving for a year almost 900 thousand people. In addition, the airport in Kaunas very busy in terms of freight traffic, ranking first on this indicator.
The airport was built in 1988 around 15kilometers from the city, in the village of Karmėlava. Before the construction of the airport was the main airport was built by the Germans in 1915. It was located in the city, approximately 3 km from its center. This airport began to be used as a civilian in 1921. Today it is used for sporting events, it makes extensive use of the local flying club.
Currently the only airline that provides flights to the European countries, the company is well-known budget Ryanair. This company connects the airport with 11 countries.
Kaunas Airport has one runway whose length is 3250 meters. WFP is able to accept almost all types of aircraft. Perron has 15 parking spaces for aircraft.
In 2008 a new terminal was opened.
Kaunas Airport offers passengersthe need for expensive services. you can eat in a variety of cafes and restaurants at the terminal. You can also buy the necessary goods in one of the shops.
On the territory of the terminal has wireless Internet access.
Among the standard services is to provide ATMs, post office, banks, a luggage room, etc.
For passengers with children have a mother and child room. For Business Class passengers have a VIP-hall.
It can be reached in several ways from the airport to the city of Kaunas and the surrounding cities (Vilnius, Riga).
Regularly in the city there is a bus №29, whichtakes passengers to the center. Travel time is approximately half an hour. You can also use the services of a minibus №120, which runs between the airport and the old town (Kaunas castle).
The nearest city from the airport can be reached by express bus.
In addition, the passenger can always take a taxi, which took him in Kaunas and in other nearby towns.