Airport facts

Technical information


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

AIP - Aeronautical Information Publication (then click AD2 / LKPR)

Airport Characteristics

Number of runways: 2

  • RWY 06/24 (3,715x45m - RWY 06: CAT I, RWY 24: CAT III B)
  • RWY 12/30 (3,250x45m - CAT I)

The number of terminals for handling travellers: 3

  • Terminal 1 – Non-Schengen area flights
  • Terminal 2 – Schengen area flights
  • Terminal 3 – General Aviation

The number of terminals for handling cargo: 3

  • Menzies Aviation Group
  • Skyport
  • Enes Cargo

Passenger Terminals

Capacity of the passenger terminals: 15.5 million passengers annually

The capacity of the equipment for handling luggage:

  • Terminal 1 - 3,200 items/hour (recommended optimum 2,400 items/hour)
  • Terminal 2 - 4,750 items/hour (recommended optimum 4,000 items/hour)
  • Terminal 3 - 120 items / hour

Gates (S20)

  • Terminal 1 - 22 gates (including one gate equipped by triple bridge)
  • Terminal 2 - 28 gates
  • Terminal 3 - 1 gate

Minimum connecting time:

  • Non-Schengen / Non-Schengen: 40 minutes
  • Schengen / Schengen: 25 minutes
  • Non-Schengen / Schengen: 40 minutes
  • Schengen / Non-Schengen: 40 minutes

Cargo Terminals

The capacity of the terminal for handling cargo:

  • 100,000 tonnes annually – Menzies Aviation Group
  • 100,000 tonnes annually – Skyport
  • 35,000 tonnes annually - Enes Cargo

Aircraft Stands - Main apron North + East (S20)

  • Total of 54 aircraft stands

Services and Equipment for the Ground Handling of Aircraft

Equipment for handling freight, for refuelling and de-icing is available.

Fuel Suppliers: Czech Airlines Handling, L.M. Czech Republic s.r.o. (provides refuelling for MOL and TOTAL) - contacts here
Handling Suppliers: Czech Airlines Handling, Czech GH, Menzies Aviation (Czech), ABS Jets, Bell Helicopter Prague, Time Air, Eurojet Servis s.r.o. - contacts here

Hangar space for foreign aircraft is not available.
Repair services are provided on a larger and smaller scale for all types of aircraft operated by CSA including motor replacement. For types not regularly used in the Czech Republic it is necessary to provide spare parts, technology and technical supervision.
Further information on the services provided and the facilities of mechanization are mentioned in AIP CR - LKPR AD 2.4.

The Means of Removing Unfit Aircraft from the Movement Area

The technical means forming the airport’s basic equipment are mentioned in the Airport Prague organizational norm "Removing aircraft incapable of movement from the Prague Airport".

Obstacles in the Area of the Airport

  • Obstacles at the airport: the radar on the building of the technical block - TWR
  • Coordinates: 50 06 22,33N; 014 16 01,30E, height above sea level: 1352 ft/412 m; Marking: LGTD
  • Obstacles in the airport’s surroundings: none
  • For further information see AIP CR - LKPR AD 2.10

Geographical Coordinates of the Reference Point of the Airport and its Location:

  • 50 06 03 N, 014 15 36 E (the WGS-84 system)
    located on the axis of RWY 12/30: 1936 m from the threshold of runway 30

Distance and Direction of the Airport from the City:

  • 10 km in the direction 277° from Prague castle

The airport’s height above sea level

  • 380 m / 1247 ft

Reference Temperature

  • 23.6°C - July

The Area of the Airport

  • total area of the airport: 9 200 000 m2
  • the area of movement and road surfaces: approx. 2 000 000 m2
  • the circumference of the area of the airport (the length of the enclosure): 25 km