Vienna International Airport VIE
is gateway not only to Vienna & other Austrian Cities, but also to five neighbouring countries (Poland, The Czech Republic, Slowakia, Hungary, and Slovenia). Skytrax handed Vienna Airport in 2015 & 2016 'Best Airport Staff in Europe' award, and in September 2015 considered it a '4-Star-Airport'. The EMAS-price for environmental protection ws received in May 2016.
The Airport is located in the town of Schwechat, outside Austria's capital City Vienna, or about a 25 minute drive from city center. It is accessible via motorway A4 and freeway B9. Note that the Airport access road parts between Arrivals(left) & Departures (right). Both the subway (S-Bahn) and the CAT train stations are located across from the Arrivals area.
With two long runways and 23.4M passengers in 2016, a host of airlines serve the airport with direct and connecting flights to all points of the globe.
- 4-star NH Vienna Airport Hotel (tel. +431 70151 0/ fax 9571) is next to Carpark 4, opposite the Arrivals Hall - with annexed conference & event center.
- A new Moxy Hotel with 400 rooms is to open 2017 (located directly behind the Office Park - connected to the terminal by a tunnel - and offering convenient access to the Conference Center at Office Park 3.
Vienna International Airport has one integrated passenger terminal with Concourse gates B, C, D, & F & G.
Rental car desks are inside the Arrivals level of Vienna Airport and pickup/dropoff is in the lot adjacent to carpark 4.
Present and future Airport developments:
A new project - done in several phases - is to increase passenger comfort, expand food & store offerings, and create a central security area serving gates B, C & D - tentatively scheduled for completion by 2023
- and include:
- considerable upgrade and expansion of both Pier East & Terminal 2, including walls, floors, lighting & roof renovation.
- adding a connector building at T3's south side with more space for food, shops & waiting areas - and linking it to both T2 & T3.