Airport Operations

Capacity Parameters and Slot Coordination

Slot Coordination

Václav Havel Airport Prague is Level 3 coordinated airport. Body responsible for allocation of the airport slot is Slot Coordination Czech Republic, an independent non-profit organization. For more information about Airport slots and their coordination please visit website of Slot Coordination Czech Republic

Capacity Parameters
capacity

Passenger terminals

  • Terminal 1 – flights to/from countries outside of the Schengen area
  • Terminal 2 – flights to/from countries within the Schengen area
  • Terminal 3 – general and business aviation flights
  • Terminal 4 – state important flights (governmental flights)

 

Capacity of passenger terminals

 

Departures [PAX/h]

Arrivals [PAX/h]

Terminal 1

1900

(limiting factor – check-in counters)

1900

(limiting factor – passport control)

Terminal 2

2500

(limiting factor – boarding pass checkpoints)

3500

(limiting factor – baggage claim)

Terminal 3

70

(limiting factor – gate + security control)

120

(limiting factor – baggage claim)

 

Check-in

 

Number of check-in desks

Number of self-check-in kiosks

Number of oversize baggage desks

Terminal 1

70

10

1

Terminal 2

96

21

1

Terminal 3

3

0

0

 

Baggage handling system

 

Maximum capacity [item/h]

Recommended optimum [item/h]

Terminal 1

3000

2400

Terminal 2

4000

4000

Terminal 3

n/a

n/a

 

Security control

 

Number of check points

Capacity [PAX/h]

Terminal 1

decentralised – security control at each gate

n/a

Terminal 2

14

2500

Terminal 3

1

70

 

Passport control

 

Departures

Arrivals

 

Number of desks

Recommended capacity [PAX/h]

Number of desks

Recommended capacity [PAX/h]

Terminal 1

15 standard + 8 E-gates

1900

12 standard + 9 E-gates

1900

Terminal 2*

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

Terminal 3

2

70

2

120

*Terminal 2 is intended for flights to/from countries within the Schengen area.

 

Gates

 

Total number of gates

Number of gates for remote stands (BUS/limo gates)

Number of gates for contact stands (gates equipped with PBB)

Terminal 1

22

7

15

Terminal 2

28

12

16

Terminal 3

2

2

0

 

Baggage claim

 

Number of carousels

Maximum capacity [item/h]

Recommended optimum [item/h]

Terminal 1

4

5000

4000

Terminal 2

4

4400

3500

Terminal 3

1

n/a

n/a

 

Capacity of cargo terminals

 

Capacity [t/year]

Menzies Aviation Group

100 000

Skyport

100 000

Enes Cargo

35 000

Aircraft Stands

Summer season 2022

Capacity of apron NORTH:​

  • 1 stand for airctaft with wing span up to 80 m​

  • 4 stands for airctaft with wing span up to 65 m​

  • 1 stand for airctaft with wing span up to 52 m​

  • 34 stands for airctaft with wing span up to 36 m​

  • 2 stands for airctaft with wing span up to 34,5 m​

  • 5 stands for airctaft with wing span up to 29 m​

Capacity of apron EAST:​

  • 1 stand for airctaft with wing span up to 65 m​

  • 1 stand for airctaft with wing span up to 52 m​

  • 1 stand for airctaft with wing span up to 38 m​

  • 1 stand for airctaft with wing span up to 36 m​

Capacity of apron SOUTH:​

  • 2 stands for airctaft with wing span up to 36 m​

  • 1 stand for airctaft with wing span up to 31 m​

  • 8 stands for airctaft with wing span up to 29 m​

  • 5 stands for airctaft with wing span up to 24 m​

  • 3 stands for airctaft with wing span up to 21,3 m​

  • 1 stand for airctaft with wing span up to 15 m​

 

Winter season 2022

Capacity of apron NORTH:​

  • 1 stand for airctaft with wing span up to 80 m​
  • 4 stands for airctaft with wing span up to 65 m​
  • 28 stands for airctaft with wing span up to 36 m​
  • 2 stands for airctaft with wing span up to 34,5 m​
  • 5 stands for airctaft with wing span up to 29 m​

Capacity of apron EAST:​

  • 1 stand for airctaft with wing span up to 65 m​
  • 1 stand for airctaft with wing span up to 52 m​
  • 1 stand for airctaft with wing span up to 38 m​
  • 1 stand for airctaft with wing span up to 36 m​

Capacity of apron SOUTH:​

  • 2 stands for airctaft with wing span up to 36 m​
  • 1 stand for airctaft with wing span up to 31 m​
  • 8 stands for airctaft with wing span up to 29 m​
  • 5 stands for airctaft with wing span up to 24 m​
  • 3 stands for airctaft with wing span up to 21,3 m​
  • 1 stand for airctaft with wing span up to 15 m​

RWY System

Summer season 2022

Movements on RWY from 0400 to 1955 UTC

  • 6 Arr + 6 Dep + 10 total / 10 min
  • 33 Arr + 33 Dep + 46 total / 60 min

(47 total / 60 min from 0730 to 0930 UTC and from 1400 to 1600 UTC)

Movements on RWY from 2000 to 0355 UTC

  • 6 Arr + 6 Dep + 10 total / 10 min
  • 48 total / 480 min
  • no coordinated departures from 0000 to 0155 UTC

 

Winter season 2022

Movements on RWY from 0500 to 2055 UTC

  • 6 Arr + 6 Dep + 10 total / 10 min
  • 33 Arr + 33 Dep + 46 total / 60 min

Movements on RWY from 2100 to 0455 UTC

  • 6 Arr + 6 Dep + 10 total / 10 min
  • 48 total / 480 min

 

For more details about night operations see Night flight restrictions