Dubrovnik (DBV) Airport
Dubrovnik DBV Airport Overview
Dubrovnik Airport DBV - referred to as 'Cilipi Airport' - is an important airport in Croatia, particularly during the summer season, when Europeans flock come to spend their vacation at the Adriatic coast. It has been busy rebuilding its airport to reach the 1987 pre-war level of 1.5 million passengers a year, which were down to 400,000 by year 2000.
The Airport is located 5 km from Kavtat, near the suburb of Cilipi (on motorway E65), and is 15 km from the city center of Dubrovnik, a city on the Adriatic Sea, situated at the southern tip of Croatia and bordering to the east on Bosnia/Herzegovina.
With a long runway and 1.5 million passengers in 2012 (their 50th anniversary), 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 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 couner for WiFi is in Terminal A, at right of the entry.
Ground Level is the Arrivals level (only at Terminal B) with baggage claim, Lost & Found luggage, OTP Bank, 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, aVIP area for domestic departures, regular waiting area for domestic departures, shops, food & drink; while 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 the domestic and international departure area, a tobacco & newsstand in the domestic departure area, duty-free shop in international departure, an OTP bank, 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.
Parking at Dubrovnik Airport is available in the parking lot across from the passenger terminal. An automatic pay station is next to the exit ramp; payment is accepted by cash or credit cards.
To get from Dubrovnik Airport to your destination, you can rent a car, take a taxi or a bus:
You can reserve a taxi ahead by calling +38 20773100.
Atlas buses stand ready after arrival of each flight to take you to Dubrovnik; and
Public buses 'Libertas' also make frequent runs.
Future Airport Developments: While a new passenger terminal was built with 4 jet bridges and a capacity of 3.5 million passengers a year, amenities and services are still being added, and long-term plans for Dubrovnik Airport call for further terminal extension, for the addition of a 4-star hotel, and for a new runway and conversion of the present runway into a taxiway.
- Website for Dubrovnik: http://www.airport-dubrovnik.hr/index.php?lang=en
- Phone: +385 20 773 100
Dubrovnik DBV Airport Update History
- DBV Airports - Oct 28, 2013
- DBV Airlines Served - Jun 23, 2013
- DBV Airport Intro - Jun 17, 2013