Vilnius Airport Information
Vilnius International Airport (IATA: VNO) is the largest civil airport in Lithuania. It is located 5.9 km (3.7 mi) south of Vilnius, the capital of Lithuania. It began operations in 1944. The old terminal was built in 1954.
Vilnius International Airport is a state owned enterprise, established by the Lithuanian Ministry of Transportation in 1991, and the largest of the four major airports in Lithuania by passenger traffic.
In November 2007, the new 17,000 m2 (180,000 sq ft) terminal building was opened for operations which improved the capacity and facilities of the airport and complies with the requirements of the Schengen agreement. The passenger throughput of the terminal increased, passenger service quality was improved and more stringent aviation security measures were implemented. The new area of the renovated passenger terminal now reaches 37,462 m2 (403,240 sq ft). It is equipped with 6 passenger boarding bridges, modern passenger check-in equipment, travel value & duty free shops were opened as well as business lounge and VIP Lounge.
Here are some of the major Airlines that service Vilnius International Airport:
- Aer Lingus
- Aerosvit Airlines
- Austrian Airlines operated by Tyrolean Airways
- Brussels Airlines
- Czech Airlines
- Estonian Air
- LOT Polish Airlines operated by EuroLOT
- Norwegian Air Shuttle
- Scandinavian Airlines
- Star1 Airlines
- Sun d'Or International Airlines
- UTair Aviation
The above mentioned information is taken from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vilnius_Airport