Ljubljana Joze Pucnik Airport (IATA: LJU, ICAO: LJLJ) also known by its previous name Brnik Airport, is the international airport of Ljubljana, Slovenia. The airport is located near the village of Brnik, 19 km (12 mi) north of Ljubljana
and 11 km (6.8 mi) south of Kranj on the road between Kranj and Menges. It has a 3,300 m Ã�Â� 45 m (10,827 ft Ã�Â� 148 ft) paved runway. Letalisce Brnik was opened on December 24, 1963.
In 2007, the central-right government controversially renamed the airport to Ljubljana Joze Pucnik airport. Joze Pucnik was a Slovene public intellectual, dissident, and politician, leader of the Democratic Opposition of Slovenia (Demos)
between 1989 and 1992.
The airport is home to Adria Airways, the Slovenian flag carrier. There are currently two low-cost carriers serving the airport, EasyJet and Wizz Air. A few other airlines also serve the airport.
On December 8, 2004, the airport received its first annual millionth passenger. Overall, the airport handled 1,369,485 passengers in 2011, down from 1,673,050 passengers in 2008. It is the only airport in Slovenia with scheduled air
The airport is served by a motorway exit off the A2 motorway and by bus service connecting it with Ljubljana and Kranj. A rail line to both cities is planned as well.
Airport is equipped with ILS Cat IIIb on runway 30. NDB and VOR approach are also available.
The runway of the Ljubljana Joze Pucnik Airport was closed to air traffic in April 2010. During that time, the entire width of the asphalt surface of the runway was renovated, as well as the asphalt surface on some parts of taxiways.
This file has the right coordenates, apron and characteristics of the airport, airport vehicules and buildings, Airport charts included.
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