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Skopje International Airport

  • PAX: 2,158,000
  • IATA: SKP
  • ICAO: LWSK

About The Airport

  • Skopje is the capital and largest city of the Republic of North Macedonia, with about a third of the Macedonian total population.
  • Skopje is an important crossroads of trade, strategically located at the center of Balkan region’s highway and railway networks.
  • Skopje is the country's political, cultural, economic, and academic center.
  • Skopje is the cultural hub of the Republic of North Macedonia and, therefore, is home to many of the country's most important museums.
  • Skopje has a diverse nightlife. There is a large emphasis on casinos, many of which are associated with hotels, such as that of the Holiday Inn, Mariott 
  • European Parliament has adopted the visa liberalization for Macedonia. 25 of 27 EU member-states with 500 million citizens will be accessible without visas.
  • Macedonia is on its way to join the European Common Aviation Area (ECAA). This leads to: Free market access, freedom of establishment, perfect competition, common safety and regulation rules.

Facts and Figures

  • List of Top 5 Airlines: Wizz Air, Turkish Airlines, Austrian Airlines, Chair Airlines, Pegasus Airlines, Croatia Airilnes
  • Number of Serving Airlines: 17 (2019 data)
  • Number of Direct Destinations: 41 (2019 data)
  • Number of Terminals: 1
  • Number of Runways: 1
  • Length of Main Runway (m): 2,950 m
  • Passenger Numbers (mppa): 2,358,548 (2019 data)
  • Cargo Tonnes (p.a.): 3,801
  • Operational Opening Hours: 24H
  • Total Catchment Population: 5 million
  • Urban Population: 0.7 million
  • Aircraft Parking Stands: 11 Boarding Gates