Although the name of this airport is Rijeka, it is not situated in a famous city in the vicinity. It is the airport on the island Krk which is 25 kilometers away from Rijeka by local roads.
It was built and opened in 1970. and it already has a long tradition of touristic and charter flights. The airport is equipped to accommodate all sizes of aircraft, all day and night long. It posses a precision approach system and it is not true that it is small and difficult to access, it is a small airport with specific performances due to its position on the island. And that position is the feature which makes it a door of paradise in one of the most beautiful Croatian islands. Within 50 kilometers from Rijeka Airport, there are over a hundred hotels and a variety of tourist accommodation, so you can easily find exactly what suits you the best.
Airport Rijeka is associated with more than 17 countries in Europe, and an even a larger number of cities, scheduled air flights and low cost flights from Slovenia, Italy, Austria, Hungary, Germany, Scandinavia, Great Britain and others. Low cost airlines are offering weekend arrangements from London and Stockholm for example, which means that after a long working week you can enjoy the whole weekend swimming on this magical island just a few hours away. This is very tempting for young business people with no time and for the elderly who learned how to take the best from life for the less money.