Bucharest Henry Coanda (OTP) Airport
Bucharest Henry Coanda OTP Airport Overview
OTP Airport is located in the town of Otopeni, and 16.5 kilometers north of downtown Bucharest accessible by National Road DN1 (and upon completion, A3 will connect the airport with the City directly). Passenger count between 2005 & 2007 has more than doubled.
NOTE: In 2012 OTP Airport was converted from a Commercial Airline service to a Low-Cost-Carrier (LLC) Airport. All commercial airlines have thereafter moved to Baneasa (Aurel Vlaicu) Airport.
With two 3,500 meter runways Henry Coanda Airport serves exclusively charters and LLCs.
Note that the summer schedule--the busiest time at the airport--runs from June through October, during which time there are also flights to/from New York. (Travelers to the U.S.A. should consult the following sites: (a) in Romanian - mae.ro; (b) in English - travel.statwe.gov or dhs.gov).
To contact Bucharest Henri Coanda International Airport Operators Center call the general telephone number +40 21 201 4000 or +40 21 204 1000; then
Press 1 for Information and ticket reservation for TAROM; Press 2 for Information about the flights schedule;
Press 3 for Border Control; Press 4 for Customs Control; Press 5 for Veterinary Medical Services;
Press 6 for Airport Transports Police; Press 7 for Lost&Found; Press 8 for Other information
Press 9 to get in touch with an operator; Press 0 to get back to the main menu
The new passenger terminal consists of two buildings with Departures & Arrivals Halls (a walkway with several shops connects them), with 16,600 sq.meters of space. It offers state-of-the-art technology, modern design and 14 airbridges and 24 boarding gates. The terminal has a passenger capacity to 6 milion passengers a year. Rental car counters for major rental agencies are located in the acccess corridor between Arrivals & Departures.
Services and amenities inside the terminal: Information desk (tel. +40 21 204 1000), food & drink, retail & duty-free concessions, internet access, currency exchange, banking service, post office, pharmacy, barber shop & beauty parlor, lost luggage, and more.
The new terminal is connected to the A3 Bucharest-Brasov motorway, to the railway system, and to the Bucharest metro system.