International entrance into 2020 European capital of culture.
Rijeka airport is international airport which directly connects Rijeka with over 25 destinations in 12 different european countries. In that way, Rijeka airport represents entrance point to international visotors who plan to visit European capital of culture in 2020: Rijeka.
Although it’s situated on the island of Krk, Rijeka airport is only 25km away from the city center because of the bridge connection between Krk island and the mainland. 15 different airlines fly to Rijeka airport, among them 10 operate on regular routes and 5 operate on charter routes. Airlines with most traffic at Rijeka airport are Eurowings, Ryanair and Transavia. In 2019 Rijeka airport had record passenger traffic, over 200.000 passengers with growth of 10% compared to year before.