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Vienna International Airport

Airport information
Airport typePrivate
OperatorFlughafen Wien AG
ServesVienna, Austria ; Bratislava, Slovakia
LocationSchwechat, Austria
HubAustrian Airlines
Elevation183 m (600 ft)

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Vienna International Airport ( ), located in Schwechat and 18 km (11.2 mi) southeast of central Vienna, is the busiest and biggest airport in Austria. It is often referred to as Schwechat, the name of the county it is in. The airport is capable of handling wide-body aircraft such as the Boeing 747 and Airbus A340. The airport is the hub of Austrian Airlines and its subsidiaries, as well as Niki.

During 2009, the airport handled a total of 18,114,103 passengers, representing a 8.3% decrease compared to 2008. In 2010, the airport handled 19,691,206 passengers, an 8.7% increase over 2009.

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