Milan Rastislav Stefanik Airport (Slovak: Letisko Milana Rastislava Stefanika), also called - especially in English - Bratislava Airport (Slovak: Letisko Bratislava) or Bratislava-Ivanka, located 9 km (5.6 miles) northeast of Bratislava Castle in Bratislava is the main international airport of Slovakia.
Scheduled and non-scheduled domestic and international air connections are provided to destinations in Europe, Middle East and North Africa. The scheduled flights are operated by Danube Wings, Czech Airlines, Ryanair, LOT Polish Airlines and Sun d'Or International Airlines.
The airport is named after general Milan Rastislav Stefanik (since 1993), whose aircraft crashed near Bratislava in 1919. The airport is run by the Letisko Milana Rastislava Stefanika - Airport Bratislava, a.s. (BTS) a public limited company. Till May 2004, the airport was run by the state-run entity Slovenska sprava letisk (Slovak Airport Administration).
In 2008, the airport served 2,218,545 passengers, representing a 9.6% increase compared to 2007 and more than a 700% increase compared to 2001. It is a base of Danube Wings, AirExplore, Slovak Government Flying Service, Opera Jet, and VIP Wings; and was the primary base of SkyEurope Airlines until its bankruptcy on 1st September 2009, of Seagle Air until the airline ended all flights on 22nd October 2009 due to financial problems, and of Air Slovakia until flights ceased on 2nd March 2010. Austrian Technik Bratislava and East Air Company - both maintenance companies for third parties are also based at the airport.
Facts about flying to Bratislava
It takes approximately 2 hours 15 minutes to fly to Bratislava from the UK.
The IATA airport code for Bratislava Airport is BTS. This will appear on your ticket.
The average temperature of Bratislava in May is 16°C.
Airlines that fly to Bratislava include KLM, British Airways, Flybe, Ryanair - and you can book them all at discounted prices with us.