Airport data


  • Runway 09/27, 3,600 х 45 m., III В category
  • No limitation on aircraft types
  • Remote stands – 36
  • Contacts stands with air bridges – 7


  • Two passenger terminal buildings with total capacity of 4.6 mln. passengers per year

Terminal 1

  • Total area – 9,300 sq.m.
  • Capacity – 1.8 mln. passengers per year
  • Check-in desks – 23
  • Parking, outdoor – 400 spaces

Terminal 2

  • Total area – 56,500 sq.m.
  • Capacity – 2.8 mln. passengers per year
  • Check-in desks – 34
  • Self-service check-in kiosks – 8
  • Internet check-in kiosks – 4  
  • Parking, garage – 800 spaces

cargo area

  • Total area – 14,600 sq. m.
  • Cargo terminals – 2
  • Total capacity – 20,000 t per year



Balchik Airfield (ICAO ID: LBWB) is located on an area of 3700 daa, 2 km northwest from the central part of Balchik. The cities of Varna, Dobrich and Kavarna can be reached by car in less than 45 min, and the resorts of Albena, Golden Sands, as well as the three luxury golf resorts - Thracian Cliffs Golf&Beach Resort, Black Sea Rama and Lighthouse Golf&SPA Resort are located under 30 min drive. There is a yacht marina in the town that accommodates 60 yachts. European road E87 (Varna – Durankulak) runs in close proximity to Balchik Airfield, providing easy access to Bucharest, the capital city of Romania, in less than 4 hours.

The region has a wealth of natural landmarks and archeological sites, such as Yailata Natural Reserve, the ancient and medieval town and fortress on the Cape of Kaliakra, the Architectural Park Complex – The Palace, the Durankulak lagoon and others.



LAT/LONG: N 43° 25' 28'' E 28° 10' 51''

TWR: 121.125 Mhz

Balchik Airfield holds a Certificate of Airworthiness No 11/20.05.2013 and it can be used by non-commercial aircraft with MTOW up to 5700 kg. Working hours are from sunset to sunrise. The airfield is characterized by clean approaches and favourable winds. There is a concrete runway with total length of 2498 m and width of 60 m. There is a hangar providing space for parking small aircraft.

Additional technical parameters regarding Balchik Airfield can be found at the link below.


Border Control at Balchik Airfield is provided only for flights within the European Union, after a request made 48
hours before flight.  To download the request form follow the link below.


In addition, with Decision N 646 of 24.08.2011of the Council of Ministers, the exploitation, maintenance and management of Balchik Airfield were taken over by Sofia Airport EAD.

Information about the airport charges and the parking fees can be downloaded from the link below.



The airfield offers:

  • Parachute jumps;
  • Panoramic flights;
  • Pilot courses, etc.

Additional information:

+359 5 797 2331
+359 889 060 616

Krasimir Kostov - Manager

+359 887 316 203

[email protected]