Airport facts

Airport facts


Current information and recommendation for passengers:

Thank you for protecting yourself and other travellers at the airport by wearing a face mask, keeping a safe distance, washing your hands frequently and using hand sanitizers.
We recommend checking the entry requirements of the country you are travelling to and the measures taken by your airline.

To review all conditions to travel to the Czech Republic, please visit the Ministry of Interior of the Czech Republic’s website.

Information on the airport's protective measures can be found HERE

Václav Havel Airport Prague is an international civil airport located 17 km northwest of Prague city centre. 

Prague Airport

  • 17,8 million passengers
  • Over 160 scheduled destinations
  • Over 70 scheduled passenger and cargo airlines
  • Highest standards and most modern equipment
  • Attractive incentive programme and marketing support of scheduled airlines

Excellent Location in the Centre of Europe

  • Catchment area of 8,5 million people within 120 min.
  • Major hub for Central and Eastern Europe with easy transfer (MCT 25 mins within Schengen countries and 40 mins for other flights)
  • Easy access for the population of border regions in Germany, Austria, Poland and Slovakia
  • Gateway to Central Europe - 6 countries and over 40 UNESCO Heritage Sites easily accessible from Prague



  • 2018 Winner in the category of 15-25 million passengers in the ACI World ASQ Awards
  • 2018 "Highly Commended Airport" in World Routes Marketing Awards
  • 2018 "Highly commended airport" in the ACI Europe Best Airport Awards
  • 2017 World Routes Marketing Awards - winner in category 4-20 milion passengers
  • 2016 "Highly Commended Airport" in Routes Europe Marketing Awards

Traffic Results in 2019

  • 17,804,900 passengers (+6.00% 2019/2018 change)
  • 154,777 movements (-0.49% 2019/2018 change)
  • TOP 5 countries: 1. United Kingdom; 2. Italy; 3. Russian Federation; 4. Spain; 5. France;
  • TOP 5 destinations (cities): 1. London; 2. Paris; 3. Moscow; 4. Amsterdam; 5. Frankfurt;
  • New carriers: 5
  • New destinations: 13