Dubrovnik Airport DBV
- referred to as 'Cilipi Airport' - is an important airport in Croatia, particularly during the summer season, when Europeans come to spend their vacation at the Adriatic coast.
The Airport is 5 km from Kavtat, reached directly from motorway D-8; it s near the suburb of Cilipi (on motorway E65) - and 15 km from the city center of Dubrovnik, on the Adriatic Sea (at the southern tip of Croatia and bordering to the east on Bosnia/Herzegovina. (Motorway D-8 takes you also to the Montenero border (17 km) .
With a long runway and a yearly passenger count of about 1.6 million passengers, Dubrovnik Airport is hub to Dubrovnik Airline and is served by regular and low-cost international airlines offering direct and connecting flights to all points of the globe. Many of the destinations offered by the airlines & charters are seasonal.
The new passenger terminal complex at Dubrovnik Airport
is currently divided into connecting Terminals A & B with a Ground level, and levels 1, 2 & 3. WiFi access is available throughout the terminal complex; however, an information counter for WiFi is in Terminal A, at right of the entry. New Terminal C is to open in Spring 2017 and by summer 2017 all 3 terminals will have to be integrated into one (see 'Future Airport Deveopments' below).
Ground Level is the Arrivals level (only at Terminal B)
with baggage claim, Lost & Found luggage, OTP Bank, currency exchange, and travel agency.
Level 1 is the Departures level
with regular check-in desks & self-check-in machines.
At Terminal A side is an information counter, a VIP area for domestic departures, regular waiting area for domestic departures, shops, food & drink;
at Terminal B is the international departures waiting room, VIP salon for international departures and passenger services.
Services and amenities inside the passenger terminal
are still limited at present, with a coffee shop in each of the domestic & international departure area tel. 020 773 356 / 266, a tobacco & newsstand in the domestic departure area, duty-free shop in international departure, an OTP bank branch (tel. 020 771 375), Foreign Exchange services at international arrivals & departures, and Baggage wrapping - more amenities are being added. A tourist desk is manned by the Atlas Tourist Agency (Tel: 020 773 383), which has its own buses at 'Pile' main bus station.
is available in the parking lot across from the passenger terminal and in the long-term lot.
Future Airport Developments:
The new $294M Terminal C with 16 airline gates (next to current Terminal B) is scheduled to open in Spring 2017
; however, work will continue until 2019. In late Fall 2016 work started to merge Terminals A, B & C into one integrated terminal - to be operational by summer season 2017.
Other plans call for a 4-star hotel, a new runway & conversion current runway into a taxiway. Until 2019 the Airport will 'cater for future growth in traffic and improve safety and service standards'.