Airports in Moldova - list of international airports in Moldova

Airports of Moldova

Among the former Soviet republics, Moldova has always been famous for its winemaking, and therefore tours here today have a clear gastronomic component. However, passengers landing at the airports of Moldova are guaranteed not only stomach holidays, but also a rich excursion to ancient Orthodox monasteries, and treatment at thermal resorts.
A Russian tourist for a flight from Moscow to Moldova uses daily direct regular flights Air Moldova and S7, which are operated from Moscow Domodedovo. Travel time is 2 hours. From St. Petersburg there are flights of the same Air Moldova, but only a few times a week.

International airports of Moldova

Two air harbors of Moldova have international status - the capital and the airport in Balti, but in reality only Chisinau today receives regular flights from abroad..
The Balti airport is used on rare occasions for accepting charters, but mainly music and folklore festivals and car competitions are held on the airfield..
The demand for flights among residents of northern Moldova and adjacent Romania and Ukraine has generated interest in the restoration of full-fledged operation of the airport, but so far international and domestic regular flights are only in the project.

Metropolitan direction

The only operating international airport of Moldova, Chisinau, is located 13 km southeast of the center of the capital. The national air carrier Air Moldova and the second company, Moldavian Airlines, are based here..
The airport began its operation in the first third of the twentieth century, and the passenger terminal, which is still operating today, was commissioned in 1970. In 2002, it was expanded and modernized, equipped with modern ventilation, heating and security systems, and its capacity increased to 5.5 million passengers per year..

Services and airlines

Passengers of the Moldova Chisinau International Airport can use one of ten check-in counters for the flight, while waiting for which it is pleasant to shop in Duty Free shops and dine in a cafe. There are currency exchange offices in the arrivals area.
Among the airlines that regularly appear on the flight lists from Chisinau airport:

  • Austrian Airlines operating regular flights from the capital of Moldova to Vienna and back.
  • AirBaltic, which flies seasonally to Riga.
  • LOT Polish Airlines, which takes passengers on board to Warsaw Airport. Chopin.
  • Turkish Airlines flying to Istanbul regularly and Antalya during the beach season.
  • Lufthansa connecting Moldova with Munich airport.
  • International lines of Ukraine, operating on the route Chisinau-Kiev.
  • TAROM delivers everyone to the Romanian capital Bucharest.
  • UTair adds flights to Surgut to its schedule.

Transfer to Chisinau will be helped by taxis and minibuses, and all the details of the schedule and services provided by the airport on the website -