Avram Iancu airport- Cluj
October 14, 2019

The aerial gateway to Transylvania, Cluj Airport is the busiest airport in our area and it offers dozens of daily flights to Europe and onward to the rest of the world. It definitely is the best choice of airport to fly into Transylvania.

The beginnings of civil aviation in Cluj-Napoca dates back 87 years ago to 1932, when the Military Aerodrome Someşeni started to operated flights carrying passengers. After a period of prosperity in the interwar years, Cluj airport was destroyed at the end of the Second World War, in 1944. Subsequently rebuilt and developed in successive stages, Cluj airport is today an important driver for economic development of the region.

“Avram Iancu” Cluj International Airport is the second airport in Romania in terms of passengers transported after  “Henri Coandă” Bucharest International Airport, and for 2019 estimates that it will register a traffic of 3 million passengers.

It is located within the city limits so is easily reached by means on public transport, taxis and pre-booked transfers.

We are posting here a list of international destinations, taken straight from the airport’s own website. Using these airports as change overs, you can fly into Transylvania from anywhere in the world. As an example, you can fly from New-York using JFK or Newark International Airport, into Warsaw (Poland) and change the plane then arrive in Cluj-Napoca about an hour later. All this by using LOT Polish Airlines



Domestic destinations

Bucharest National Airports Company
Timisoara “Traian Vuia” International Airport
Iasi International Airport


International destinations

Austria Vienna International Airport
Belgium Charleroi South Brussels Airport
Cyprus Hermes Larnaca Airport
Denmark Billund Airport
Switzerland Basel Mulhouse Freiburg Airport
United Arab Emirates Dubai World Central (DWC) Airport
France Beauvais Airport
France Lyon Airport
Germany Berlin Schönefeld Airport
Germany Cologne Bonn Airport
Germany Dortmund Airport
Germany Frankfurt-Hahn Airport
Germany Frankfurt am Main
Germany Airport Allgäu-Airport
Germany Franz Josef Strauss Airport
Germany Nüremberg Airport
Ireland Dublin Airport
Israel Ben Gurion Airport
Italy Bari International Airport “Karol Wojtyla
Italy Orio al Serio Airport
Italy Bologna Airport
Italy Rome-Ciampino International Airport
Italy Treviso Airport
Malta International Airport
Great Britain Birmingham Airport
Great Britain Robin Hood Doncaster Sheffield Airport
Great Britain Liverpool John Lennon Airport
Great Britain Gatwick Airport
Great Britain Luton Airport
Netherlands Eindhoven Airport
Poland Chopin Warsaw Airport
Spain Alicante-Elche Airport
Spain El Prat Airport
Spain Barajas Airport
Spain Costa-del-Sol Malaga Airport
Spain Valencia International Airport
Spain Zaragoza Airport
Sweden Malmö Airport
Turkey Istanbul Airport

The airport is located 8 km (5.0 mi) east of the city centre on the European route E576. The drive from the city centre takes about 20 minutes. CTP Cluj Napoca, the local public transport company, operates its Route No. 8 that connects the airport with the Mihai Viteazul Square in the City Center and trolleybus No. 5 to the Rail station.