Sofia Airport remains open to passengers only

Due to the state of emergency declared because of COVID-19 and in order to ensure the highest level of safety, only passengerss are allowed in the terminal buildings. Entry occurs after measuring body temperature and displaying normal values. We ask passengers to comply with the recommendations of the Regional Health Inspectorate for a social distance of 1.5-2 m.


Sofia Airport Statistics – the First Quarter


During the first three months of 2020, passenger numbers at Sofia Airport totalled 1 369 656. In the first two months there was an increase compared to the same period of 2019. In January, Sofia Airport served 5.9% more passengers – 558 601 compared to 2019, and in February they were 8.8% higher – 541 636.


Updated information for passengers arriving at Sofia Airport

By decision of the Operational Headquarters, which includes representatives of the Sofia Regional Health Inspectorate (SRHI), DG Border Police and Sofia Airport EAD, each flight arriving at Sofia Airport is handled separately. For passenger convenience and to avoid crowding, the data collection form compulsory for all arriving passengers is provided to the airlines so that it can be distributed and completed on board. Arriving passengers are subject to mandatory thermal camera control and body temperature measurement using contactless thermometers.


Lufthansa and Eurowings cancel flights to and from Sofia Airport

Due to severe weather conditions in Germany, Lufthansa and Eurowings cancel the following flights to and from Munich and Dusseldorf:


Flight LH1707 to Munich at 06:00 AM

Flight LH1702 from Munich at 01:05 PM

Flight LH1703 to Munich at 01:45 PM


Aviation Meteorologist Profession at Sofia Airport Aviation School

Is it possible to operate flights in rain, snow or fog? Is the meteorological forecast important for aviation safety? The answer to these questions is "Yes". The weather topic was the focus of the January class of the Sofia Airport Aviation School Volunteer Initiative.