Safety and Security at the Airport
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Current Information and Recommendation for Passengers:

Information on the airport's protective measures, prevention, testing and other important information for travelling can be found HERE.

ALERT: According to the Czech Government regulation effective as of 25 February 2021, please wear a FFP2 respirator or two surgical masks when inside the airport. It is no longer possible to use textile face mask or use other ways of covering your nose and mouth. Thank you for protecting yourselves and those around you.

Transit through Germany is possible only subject to humanitarian and other exceptions. Therefore, it is not possible to transfer at a German airport, for example, when travelling on holiday. More information HERE.

We ask passengers flying to Amsterdam who wish to undergo a mandatory antigen test to arrive at the airport at least three (3) hours before their scheduled departure. More information HERE.

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

In the area of civil aviation, Letiště Praha, a. s. is the operator of the largest international airport in the Czech Republic. As such, it has important responsibilities regarding the security of civil aviation which arise from international and national legislation. In this respect, the civil aviation security level at Václav Havel Airport Prague is perceived as the level that is secured by the Czech Republic.

The security strategy covers all important activities and provided services which have an impact on the safety of passengers, employees and other users of Václav Havel Airport Prague, as well as on creating a safe environment for the business activities of other entities, especially airlines, air service providers and commercial organisations operating at the airport.

The Prague Airport security strategy aims to define the way protection is ensured for employees, passengers and other users of the airport, resources, information, integrity and reputation of the company against potential threats. It also includes evaluation of the security environment and analysis of risks endangering assets which are protected by Letiště Praha, a. s.

In the widest sense, security is a concept which is reflected in all activities of the organisation; however, it becomes more prominent in the case of an entity working in the civil aviation sector.

Letiště Praha, a. s. understands security as a complex, encompassing particularly the following areas:

  • Protection of civil aviation against criminal acts
  • Protection of persons, company assets and employees
  • Protection of public order and prevention of criminality
  • Administrative security and information security
  • IT security
  • Fire protection
  • Operational safety
  • Occupational health and safety

Information about processing of personal data in the security camera system operated by Letiště Praha, a. s.