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Encyclopedia > Traian Vuia International Airport
Timişoara "Traian Vuia" International Airport
Aeroportul Internaţional Timişoara "Traian Vuia"
IATA: TSR - ICAO: LRTR
Summary
Airport type Public
Operator SN Aeroportul Internaţional Timişoara
Serves Timişoara
Elevation AMSL 348 ft (106 m)
Coordinates 45°48′36″N, 21°20′17″E
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
11/29 11,483 3,500 Concrete
Statistics (2006)
Number of Passengers 753,934
Aircraft Movements 24,817

Timişoara "Traian Vuia" International (IATA: TSR, ICAO: LRTR) (also known as Giarmata Airport) is Romania's second airport in terms of air traffic, after Bucharest Henri Coandă and the main air transportation hub for the western part of Romania. It is located in Timişoara, in the region of Banat, near the Hungarian and Serbian border. The airport was renamed on February 6, 2003 after the Romanian flight pioneer Traian Vuia, a Timiş County native. An IATA airport code, also known an IATA location identifier, IATA station code or simply a location identifier [1], is a three-letter code designating many airports around the world, defined by the International Air Transport Association (IATA). ... The ICAO (IPA pronunciation: ) airport code or location indicator is a four-letter alphanumeric code designating each airport around the world. ... County Status County Capital Mayor Gheorghe Ciuhandu, Christian-Democratic Peoples Party, since 1996 Area 129. ... The term above mean sea level (AMSL) refers to the elevation (on the ground) or altitude (in the air) of any object, relative to the average sea level. ... A foot (plural: feet or foot;[1] symbol or abbreviation: ft or, sometimes, ′ – a prime) is a unit of length, in a number of different systems, including English units, Imperial units, and United States customary units. ... ‹ The template below (Unit of length) is being considered for deletion. ... Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically), Eckert VI projection; large version (pdf, 1. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... A foot (plural: feet or foot;[1] symbol or abbreviation: ft or, sometimes, ′ – a prime) is a unit of length, in a number of different systems, including English units, Imperial units, and United States customary units. ... ‹ The template below (Unit of length) is being considered for deletion. ... This article is about the construction material. ... An IATA airport code, also known an IATA location identifier, IATA station code or simply a location identifier [1], is a three-letter code designating many airports around the world, defined by the International Air Transport Association (IATA). ... The ICAO (IPA pronunciation: ) airport code or location indicator is a four-letter alphanumeric code designating each airport around the world. ... Henri Coandă International Airport (Romanian: Aeroportul InternaÅ£ional Henri Coandă) (IATA: OTP, ICAO: LROP) is the largest airport in Romania, as well as one of two airports serving Bucharest (The other airport is Băneasa Aurel Vlaicu International Airport). ... County Status County Capital Mayor Gheorghe Ciuhandu, Christian-Democratic Peoples Party, since 1996 Area 129. ... Location of Banat in Europe Map of the Banat region with largest cities shown The Banat (Romanian: Banat, Serbian: Банат or Banat, Hungarian: Bánát or Bánság, German: Banat, Slovak: Banát, Bulgarian: Банат) is a geographical and historical region of Central Europe currently divided between three countries: the... Traian Vuias flying machine (March 18, 1906) Traian Vuia (August 17, 1872 - September 3, 1950) was a Romanian inventor, designed and built a self-propelling heavier-than-air aircraft. ... For other uses of TimiÅŸ, see TimiÅŸ (disambiguation). ...

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Traffic

In 2006 the airport served 753,934 [1] passengers and is expected to reach the first million passengers in the following years. It has one of the biggest annual growth rate in terms of passenger traffic among Romanian airports (over 25%). TSR is one of the four airports in Romania capable of handling jumbo jets, the main airport for the Danube-Kris-Mures-Tisza euroregion and it is a back-up airport for Bucharest Otopeni Airport, Belgrade Airport and Budapest Airport. Wide-body Virgin Atlantic Airbus A340-300 A wide-body aircraft is a large airliner with a fuselage diameter of about 5 to 6 metres and twin aisles. ... map of DKMT Danube-Kris-Mures-Tisza (Romanian: Dunare-CriÅŸ-MureÅŸ-Tisa, Hungarian: Duna-Körös-Maros-Tisza, Serbian: Dunav-KriÅ¡-MoriÅ¡-Tisa) is a euroregion located in Hungary, Romania and Serbia. ... In European politics, a Euroregion is a form of transfrontier co-operation structure between two (or more) European countries. ... Henri Coandă International Airport (Aeroportul Internaţional Henri Coandă in Romanian, IATA Airport Code: OTP) is the largest airport in Romania, as well as one of two major airports serving Bucharest. ... Belgrade Airport (Serbian: Aerodrom Beograd, cyrillic Аеродром Београд) (IATA airport code: BEG, ICAO airport code: LYBE) is Serbias busiest airport. ... Ferihegy control tower Budapest Ferihegy International Airport (Hungarian: Ferihegyi Nemzetközi RepülÅ‘tér or simply Ferihegy) (IATA: BUD, ICAO: LHBP) is the only airport serving the capital city of Budapest, and the largest among the countrys five international airports. ...


History

Timişoara's first airport (Timişoara Communal Airport) was built a few kilometers away from the current airport's position, in the town of Moşniţa Veche. The first airplane landed there on July 17, 1935. The airport was rebuilt on its current position in the 1960s. The domestic flights terminal was opened in 1964. In 1980 the airport received International Airport status. County Status County Capital Mayor Gheorghe Ciuhandu, Christian-Democratic Peoples Party, since 1996 Area 129. ...


City Access

The airport is located 12 km north-east of Timişoara city center, served by DN6(E70) road. The RATT bus 26 connects the terminal to Timişoara city centre. County Status County Capital Mayor Gheorghe Ciuhandu, Christian-Democratic Peoples Party, since 1996 Area 129. ...


Airlines and destinations

Timişoara "Traian Vuia" is Carpatair's main hub. One of Carpatairs two Fokker 100s, YR - FKA Carpatair is the largest regional airline in Eastern Europe, based in TimiÅŸoara, Romania. ...


Scheduled airlines

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Charter airlines

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Military uses

The Traian Vuia International Airport was home of the Romanian Air Force 93rd Air Base. The 93rd Air base was disbanded in August 2004 with the MiG-21 Lancers and IAR-330 moving to Câmpia Turzii for reassignment to 71st Air Base. The air base also operated the MiG-23 Flogger, which was retired in early 2002. Over 30 MiG-23s are still in storage at Timisoara Airport. The military section of the airport is currently an annex of the 71st Air Base and operates the 714th Transport Helicopter Squadron, with the IAR 330 in service. The Romanian Air Force (Romanian: ) has an air force headquarters, an operational command, four air bases and an air defense brigade. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Year 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-21 (NATO reporting name Fishbed) is a fighter aircraft, originally built by the Mikoyan and Gurevich Design Bureau in the Soviet Union. ... The IAR 330 is the Romanian built version of Aerospatiale SA 330 Puma. ... Câmpia Turzii (Hungarian: Aranyosgyéres, German: Jerischmarkt) is a town in Cluj county, Romania, which was formed in 1925 by the union of two villages: GhiriÅŸ and Sâncrai. The village of Sâncrai was mentioneed in a 1219 document as villa Sancti Regis (the village of the Holy... The Romanian Air Force 71st Air Base (Baza 71 Aeriană) is located near the town of Câmpia Turzii, in Cluj County. ... now. ... Also see: 2002 (number). ... Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-23 (Flogger). ...


See also

// History main article: Aviation history in Romania Romania has a rich tradition in the aviation field. ... // The national railway operator is Căile Ferate Române. ...

External links

  • Official airport website
  • World Aero Data airport information for LRTR
  • Google map


Airports of Romania
Arad (ARW) | Bacău (BCM) | Baia Mare (BAY) | Bucharest Aurel Vlaicu (BBU) | Bucharest Henri Coandă (OTP) | Caransebeş (CSB) | Cluj Napoca (CLJ) | Constanţa (CND) | Craiova (CRA) | Iaşi (IAS) | Oradea (OMR) | Satu Mare (SUJ) | Sibiu (SBZ) | Suceava (SCV) | Târgu Mureş (TGM) | Timişoara (TSR) | Tulcea (TCE)
Projected: Braşov | Bucharest Alexeni

 
 

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