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Nikola Tesla airport in Belgrade (Serbia)

Airport Nikola Tesla(IATA: BEG, ICAO: LYBE) is the primary international airport serving Belgrade, Serbia. The airport is situated 12 km (7.5 mi) west of the central Belgrade in the Surcin Municipality. The airport is.

The airport includes two terminals, Terminal 1 (T1) and Terminal 2 (T2). T1 was originally the only terminal when the airport was opened in 1962. Initially, the terminal handled domestic flights only. Since 2006, the gates of the T1 have been used for international flights by both international and domestic carriers.

From January 1st, 2010, T1 is fully operational and used mostly by low cost and charter airlines. Currently, Terminal 1 is not fully automated. It has 10 gates, A1-A10, two restaurants, the "Business Club Lounge" and shops.

Traffic figures at Belgrade Nikola Tesla Airport
Year Passengers Cargo Aircraft movements
2002 1,621,798 6,827 28,872
2003 1,849,148 6,532 32,484
2004 2,045,282 8,946 36,416
2005 2,032,357 7,728 37,614
2006 2,222,445 8,200 42,360
2007 2,512,890 7,926 43,448
2008 2,650,048 8,129 44,454
2009 2,384,077 6,690 40,664
2010 2,698,730 7,427 44,160
2011 3,124,633 8,025 44,923
2012 3,363,919 7,253 44,990


T2 was constructed during the 1980s in order to cope with the growing number of passengers at the airport. After 2 years of reconstruction, T2 reopened in May 2006 with 33 check-in desks. It has a capacity of 5 million passengers. The terminal has six gates, from C1 to C6. It contains airline offices, transfer desks and various retail shops.

Unlike T1, T2 is completely controlled by the main BMS system of the airport, SCADA View6000 (Mihajlo Pupin Institute, Belgrade) which supervises high number of low-level signals installed at the site.

The usable space of the Airport Nikola Tesla is 47,000 m2 (including both T1 and T2).

Main Features

Place: Belgrade, Republic of Serbia

Contact Details

Contact Person: Mr Nikola Cvijan - nikola.cvijan[at]beg.aero
Tel.: (+381 11) 209 4000
Address: Nikola Tesla Airport, 226, Beograd, Serbia