Karlovy Vary Airport

Karlovy Vary Airport (Czech: Letiště Karlovy Vary) (IATA: KLV, ICAO: LKKV) is the airport of Karlovy Vary in western Bohemia. It is located in the village of Olšová Vrata, 6 km southeast of the city centre and is the fourth-busiest airport in the Czech Republic. The airport handled 104,469 passengers in 2013, which was the highest number of all the times.

Karlovy Vary Airport

Letiště Karlovy Vary
Airport typePublic
OwnerKarlovy Vary Region
OperatorAirport Karlovy Vary
LocationOlšová Vrata
Elevation AMSL1,989 ft / 606 m
Coordinates50°12′11″N 12°54′54″E
Location of airport in Czech Republic
Direction Length Surface
ft m
11/29 7,053 2,150 Asphalt concrete
12/30 3,280 1,000 Grass
Statistics (2018)
Passenger change 17-18110.3%
Aircraft movements5,480
Movements change 17-183.9%


Plans were announced in 2011 to build a new departure hall at the airport, at an estimated expense of 30 million crowns.[2] 99% of passengers using the airport in 2012 were Russian.[3]

Airlines and destinations

The following airline operates regular scheduled flights to and from Karlovy Vary:[4]


Ground transportation

From Karlovy Vary or Prague: The airport is 6km southeast of the centre of Karlovy Vary.[5] Turn from the road I/6 (E48) near Karlovy Vary Golf Resort and continue 3,5 km to the airport. Public transport to the airport is maintained seven times per day by city bus Nr. 8. The nearest major international airport is Prague Václav Havel Airport approx. 90 km to the east.

See also


  1. "Airport Karlovy Vary :: Operation Statistics". International Airport Karlovy Vary. Retrieved 8 June 2014.
  2. "Business News". Radio Prague. 8 July 2011. Retrieved 9 February 2014.
  3. "Regional airports flying high". The Prague Post. 23 January 2013. Archived from the original on 22 February 2014. Retrieved 9 February 2014.
  4. airport-k-vary.cz - Timetable retrieved 10 September 2017
  5. "Conferences: Take the plunge in Karlovy Vary". The Prague Post. 14 March 2012. Archived from the original on 21 February 2014. Retrieved 9 February 2014.

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