Airport in Chisinau
The international airport in Chisinau is the main airport in the Republic of Moldova. Its passenger traffic in 2013 amounted to more than 1.3 million people, while freight and postage exceeded 2 thousand tons. The runway of the airline with a length of 3.5 kilometers can accommodate aircraft of any type, including wide-body Boeings. Flights from Chisinau airport depart daily to more than 20 destinations in the world.
For three years in a row, the Chisinau airline was recognized as the best airport in the CIS countries, and in 2011 it was awarded a prize in the category Dynamically developing airport of the CIS countries.
The airport began to operate the first international flights to Ukraine and Russia since the second half of the last century..
Over the entire period of its existence, the airport in Chisinau has repeatedly changed its location, going beyond the city boundaries. The first air terminal was located on the street, which is now called Aerodromnaya.
In 1960, the airport moved to the suburban town of Revaka. And after 40 years of operation, a complete reconstruction of the airport was carried out, using credit funds of $ 10 million. To repay the loan amount, the airline was forced to impose a targeted levy - $ 10 from each passenger using the airport services. And by 2011, the loan amount was repaid in full.
Service and services
Airport service in Chisinau fully meets the requirements of international standards. There are comfortable and thought out to the smallest details waiting rooms, free internet, an arcade of duty-free shops, where you can buy almost everything - from souvenirs to locally produced food and wines.
Convenient navigation allows passengers to move around the airport in a mobile manner, information services are available, round-the-clock security of the airport is organized.
The terminal building has four cafes, a restaurant, a chocolate boutique, and many points for packing luggage to protect it from damage during transportation..
From the airport to the city center, the movement of regular buses and minibuses has been established. The fare in public transport is a little more than 10 Russian rubles. The frequency of bus departure is every 40 minutes, minibuses run every 10 minutes.
Taxis may well serve as an alternative to public transport. The cost of one trip will cost 50 - 80 Moldovan lei.