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Macedonia






Skopje Alexander The Great Airport

TAV Airports undertook the operation of Skopje Alexander the Great Airport in the capital city of Macedonia, with effect from March 1st, 2010; another important step for TAV Airports in its target region Europe. Rebuilt by TAV Airports to increase the capacity, Skopje Alexander the Great Airport in 500 years old Macedonia which Turkey has historical relations with, started its operations with effect from September 8th, 2011. The capacity of Skopje Alexander the Great Airport which has now been increased to provide service to 4 million passengers a year will be operated by TAV Airports until March 2030. Setting off with the goal to make Skopje as one of the major “hubs” in the Balkans, TAV Airports expanded the Skopje Airport within 18 months and 5 days with new 40 thousand square meters terminal building to accommodate 6 passenger bridges, the apron and the runway as well as increasing the cargo and car park capacities. A 40 thousand tons capacity a year cargo hangar, a new fire station, 5 thousand square meter management building, 300 vehicle car park, 23 check-in counters and 500 meter expansion to the runway were also amongst the works completed. Becoming a popular attraction point in the Balkans with its increasing passenger number and high quality service, Skopje Alexander the Great Airport was honored by “Airport Service Quality (ASQ) Award” in its category by Airports Council International (ACI) in 2012 and 2013.

Ohrid St.Paul The Apostle Airport

Ohrid, one of Macedonia’s touristic cities, is a typical Mediterranean town. The city is also the country’s tourism center with its historical and scenic beauties and the famous lake it was named after. TAV Airports holds the operation rights of St Paul the Apostle Airport in Ohrid for 20 years, which is listed by UNESCO as one of the World Heritage Sites. Aiming to increase the number of passengers and airlines using Ohrid St. Paul the Apostle Airport, TAV Airports also completed the modernization works at the airport including the technical infrastructure. As part of the construction and renovation works carried out by TAV for a year and completed in April 2011, the expansion included a VIP building, an aircraft hangar and 6 thousand square meter car park besides the renovation of the terminal building, existing car park, the management building and the cargo hangar.