BTS Airport is accessible from Highway D1 via a short access road. It is located 9 km northeast of Bratislava Castle, in the city of Bratislava, and is within a one-hour drive from Vienna in Austria, Brno in the Czech Republic, and Gyor in Hungary, thereby covering a catchment area of four countries.
With two long runways and 1.8 million passengers in 2016, Bratislave Airport is served by a host of domestic and international, regular and low-fare airlines offering direct and connecting flights throughout Europe, as well as by charters to popular vacation destinations. Since 2015 Ryanair has a base at the Airport.
NOTE: ighter checks at the EU passport-free Schengen area's external borders started in April 2017 may result in longer waiting times.
The ground level houses (a) the public departure area with passenger with check-in facilities; and (b) arrivals from non-Schengen countries in TB, with arrivald hall.
Level 2 houses security control, followed by shops & relaxation zone and departure gates 1-8. After passing through passport control there are gates 9-13.
Amenities and services inside the terminal include free WiFi access, charging stations for electronic devices, a 'Kids Corner', duty-free shops, showers, Information desks, Post office, currency exchange & ATM machines, mother & child room, food & drink establishments, as well as shops, conference room, rental car desks and a Schengen & non-Schengen business lounge.
Parking is available in the large parking lot in front of the Departure terminal A (tel. +421 2 3303 6261).
NOTE: The new VIP General Aviation Terminal was completed in August 2016.