Pula Airport (PUY)
Pula Airport (or Zračna Luka Pula) is the international airport serving Pula, Croatia, and is located 6 kilometers from the city center. It served 717,187 passengers in 2018. The airport is designated as the alternative airport for parts of Slovenia and a multitude of cities in eastern Italy. The airport also attracts jet set passengers flying privately or rented aircraft, visiting the Brijuni islands or attending concerts and shows at the Pula Arena and sailing their yachts. Pula airport is currently capable of handling large wide-body aircraft such as the Boeing 747 and Ilyushin Il-96. It is the only airport in Istria County offering regularly scheduled commercial services.
Airport Terminals and Airlines
Pula Airport has one terminal divided into two halls for domestic and international arrivals. It primarily handles seasonal and charter flights during the summer peak. Even though the services and facilities are limited to basic ones, the travelers can find everything they need here. Some of the airlines operating at the airport are Croatia Airlines, Lufthansa, Jat, Sas, Transaero, Intersky, Russia Airlines, Globus, the low budget companies Ryanair, Germanwings, Jet2.co, Norwegian and airlines offering seasonal flights, such as Air Mediterranee, Croatia Airlines, Thompson Airways, Tyrolean Airways, Arkefly, Transaero, Aeroflot, Ural Airlines, Belavia, Kogalymavia, Yamal Airlines, Aviatrans, Air Onyx, UT Air, Travel Service, Windrose, AK Bars Aero, Germaia, Redwings.
Airport Services and Facilities
Pula Airport has a Duty-free shop on its premises where you can find a great offer of premium world brands with novelties in the category of perfume and cosmetics, alcoholic beverages, sweets and accessories (jewelry, bags, watches) and the magnificent offer of Istrian autochthonous products and souvenirs. Visit this shop and find something for yourself, your family or friends in the range of several thousand items.
If you get hungry or thirsty, or are just looking to recharge with a cup of coffee, do note that there is a new cafe bar in the main terminal building, in the same spot where the previous one existed. The new bar is larger than the previous one and it has a pretty modern design. In addition to all kinds of drinks and coffee, tasty cakes, croissants, sandwiches, salads, pizza and ice creams are offered to the visitors. For smokers there is a special area separated from the non-smoking area.
Pula Airport has its own Business Lounge since the beginning of June 2017. For your information, entrance at the business lounge is allowed only for business class passengers, travelling with the following airlines: Siberia Airlines, Globus, Swiss International, Air Serbia, Lot Polish airlines, Finnair.
Nursery room is next to the women’s toilet and has a special sign. Free Wi-Fi is available at Pula Airport for internet surfing, and it is a great way to pass the time. In case you need some cash, there are ATMs at the airport and Currency exchange office at one location.If you have any questions, visit the airport information desk for assistance between the hours of 6:00 AM and 10:00 PM.
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In case you are looking for a public transport service, do note that there is a shuttle bus operating between Pula Airport and the Pula Bus station, as well as busses that can take you to some of the other Croatian cities. Just head to the information desk for more details on this.
In addition to this public transportation option (or perhaps paying for a taxi service which is definitely more expensive), you can also book a reliable door-to-door private transportation with UpTransfers, carried out by a modern fleet of fully licensed and insured vehicles, and be welcomed at the airport by an English-speaking driver - an excellent choice for traveling with style. It is a great option if you are looking to relax a little in the back seat and enjoy the sights of Pula while seamlessly reaching your hotel.
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- upon arrival at Pula Airport please look for your driver, who will hold a personal waiting sign with your name on it
- if you did not pay in advance for your airport taxi transfer, please pay to the driver with the local currency or Euro
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