Leos Janacek Ostrava Airport (OSR) Information
(Ostrava, North Moravia, Czech Republic)
The Ostrava Leos Janacek Airport serves the Czech Republic's third-most populous city and is the largest air facility in this north-east part of the country, being within reasonably close proximity to the Polish border. More than 300,000 passengers now use the Ostrava Leos Janacek Airport, with this figure noticeably rising following the opening of the new terminal in the year of 2006.
It takes less than half an hour to travel between Ostrava and this facility, which was formerly called Mosnov Airport. The site can accommodate some of the world's largest aircraft and is open 24 hours. Prague
, Monastir, Sharm el Sheikh
and the Greek island of Rhodes
are just some of the destinations which can be reached directly from Ostrava's airport.
Guided tours of the site lasting about 90 minutes are available from September to April. These tours include fire and rescue department demonstrations and take passengers through the new state-of-the-art terminal's Arrivals and Departures areas.
Leos Janacek Ostrava Airport (OSR)
Address: Letiste Ostrava, c.p. 401, 742 51 Mosnov, Czech Republic
Tel: +420 597 471 136
The Opava, the Oder and the Ostravice rivers come together in Ostrava, which sits some 20 km / 12 miles north-east of its airport. The city's smog and steel factories have been replaced by theatres and green spaces, while the stunning Jeseniky and Beskydy mountain backdrops certainly enhance the skyline.
- Mattoni Grand Café on the first floor of the Departures hall waiting room
- Relay Shop in the Departures hall public area
- Two Departures hall Aelia Duty Free outlets
- Two bars and many fast-food outlets
- Car hire available from Europcar, Sixt, Avis, Hertz and Budget
- Internet access, reading material and complimentary refreshments in the business lounge
- Postal services
- Currency exchange at the Arrivals hall information service desk
- Two Departures hall ATMs
- Meeting rooms which can seat up to 20 people
- Nursing room, changing tables and children's play area
- Three car parks
The main thoroughfare between Ostrava and its airport is numbered 58, while driving from Ostrava to the Polish border has never been easier thanks to the recent opening of another major route, the D47. Most other local roads are fairly slow moving and driving to Prague can take more than five hours when traffic jams are bad.
Tel: +420 733 766 766
Taxi stands are conveniently posted outside the terminal. Popular destinations reached by cab include hotels such as the Adamantino, the Clarion Congres, the Mamaison, the Nikolas and the Trio.
Passengers can board the buses parked at the airport hall stop and purchase tickets from drivers. Ostrava's public transportation network includes both regular and trolley buses. There is a shuttle that runs hourly in the summer, between the terminal and the Studenka Railway Station, and this is just a ten-minute trip. Long-distance buses cost roughly half as much as an equivalent train journey, although still travel at roughly the same speed.