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RIX Riga Airport

  • PAX: 7,798,394

About The Airport

RIX Riga Airport - Closer Than Expected

  • RIX Riga Airport is a fast-growing Northern European air traffic hub, connecting the Baltic countries with European business centres and popular holiday destinations
  • 7.8 million passengers served in 2019  
  • The most competitive airport in Europe in terms of cost and tariff structure per passenger – awarded for ‘Top European Airport Cost Competitiveness Excellence’ by ATRS (Air Transport Research Society)
  • Central location, superior road network, and a seaport ensure easily accessible traffic to and from all three Baltic countries, Scandinavia and Germany
  • Riga is the metropolis of the Baltics and the third largest North-European city with rich history, culture, nature landscapes and architectural pearls
  • EU country and a member of Schengen, also a participant of the World Trade Organisation, meaning it enjoys the benefits of free trade in the world’s markets. Latvia has also become a full-fledged OECD member
  • Latvia has a unique geography and cultural position, providing a strategic location for business operations targeting developed economies of the EU and emerging markets of the nation’s eastern neighbors. Latvia is a natural gateway between the US, Europe, and Asia

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Facts and Figures

  • List of Top 5 Airlines: airBaltic, Ryanair, Norwegian, Lufthansa, Turkish Airlines
  • Number of Serving Airlines: 20 summer / 16 winter
  • Number of Direct Destinations: 100+ (Summer season) / 80+ (Winter season)
  • Number of Terminals: 1
  • Number of Runways: 1
  • Length of Main Runway (m): 3,200
  • Passenger Numbers (mppa): 7, 798,394 (2019)
  • Ownership: Government of Latvia
  • Operational Opening Hours: 24/7
  • Total Catchment Population: 6.2 million
  • Urban Population: 696,593
  • Aircraft Parking Stands: 80