Split (SPU) Airport

Split SPU Airport Overview

Split Airport SPU seves the Dalmatian area of the Balkan country Croatia. It has its busiest travel time from March through September, when European travelers flock in droves to the lovely Dalmatian Coast.  Note that in the summer season, Saturdays are the busiest days of the week – if you can avoid traveling on this day, you are better off.

The Airport is located on the Adriatic coast, 6 km east of the town of Trogir, and 25 km southeast of the city of Split, in the County of Split-Dalmatia - accessible via motorway 8. It serves both the cities of Split and Kastela and is an important hub for Croatia Airlines which flies year-round to many major European cities.

With an estimated 1.6 million passengers annually, Split Airport is served by domestic, international, regular and low-cost airlines offering direct flights to numerous European cities and connections around the globe. 
The passenger terminal at Split Airport is receiving a major overhaul (among other Airport facilities) lasting through 2014, when an expanded terminal will have 4 jetways and a new and larger apron. At present, the three-level passenger terminal at Split Airport offers the following services and amenities:
The Ground Level is divided into International Arrivals & Departures, & Local Arrivals & Departures.  international arrivals hall with passport control; international baggage claim hall (1 belt) & customs control; arrival concourse & facilities; service counters; domestic baggage claim hall (1 belt); departure hall & facilities; check-in hall, counters & Xray equipment; security check; passport control; domestic waiting lounge; duty-free shop, VIP room, restrooms, offices & stairway & escalator to first floor.
The First Level houses the international departure waiting lounge with refreshment counter and shops; post-security restaurant with waiting area and airline offices; and a restaurant.
The Basement Level houses the baggage handling area for outgoing baggage and a first-aid room.
Present and future Airport developments:  As part of continuous Airport upgrades, these projects are to be completed by 2014:
1. A new passenger terminal, to be connected to the present one,
2. a new taxiway, and  repavement and shoulders to the runway.  Thereafter (depending on need) extension of the terminal and addition of 4 jetways; along with further apron expansion for the new terminal.


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