Bucharest Henri Coandă International Airport



20 March 2014

Technical information


Technical – Operational Airport Characteristics

Official name: Bucharest Henri Coanda International Airport
Former name: Bucharest-Otopeni International Airport
Airport Administrator: The National Company Bucharest Airports

Airport reference code: 4E
ICAO code: LROP
IATA code: OTP
Latitude: 44.572161
Longitude: 26.102178
Location: Otopeni Town, Ilfov County, 16,5 km. North from Bucharest center
UTC reference: +2 (+3DST)
Operation schedule: 24/7

Navigation aids:

  • SSR/primary radar
  • ILS/DME
  • NDB
  • TRANSMITTER FOR RVR

Fire fighting and rescue category: CAT 9 OACI

Runways: 2

08R – 26L: 3500 m x 45 m, 11484 x 148 feet

08R runway with precision approach CAT III B
26L runway with precision approach CAT II

08L – 26R: 3500 m x 45 m, 11484 x 148 feet

08L runway with precision approach CAT III A
26R runway with precision approach CAT II

Airport total surface: 605 ha.
Aprons: 2 and 1 for general aviation
Aprons surface: 274.800 sq.m.
Aircraft parking stands: 45 and 5 for general aviation
Operational capacity: 39 aircraft movements/hour
Terminals: 2

Processing capacity:

  • 6 000 000 passengers/year (B Services Level) 
  • 2300 passengers/peak hour
  • 104 check-in counters
  • 38 boarding gates (14 air bridges and 24 remote gates)
  • 6 belts for baggage reclaim

Public parking: 1849 lots (of which 669 lots for long term parking)

Annual reports

Information available in Romanian only.