Skopje Airport Departures

Skopje International Airport

Address: MK, Автопат „Александар Македонски, Petrovec 1043, North Macedonia
Airport Code: SKP
Phone: +389 2 314 8333
Alias: Petrovec Airport and Skopje Alexander the Great Airport

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Discover Skopje International Airport Departures

Skopje International Airport is Macedonia’s busiest airport. It is located 23 kilometers east of the capital Skopje. You could also fly in to the airport St. Paul the Apostle Airport which is nearby. Skopje Airport serves domestic and international flights for a long time. Since 1928 the first airplanes took off with destinations like Belgrade. A few years later some airports like Thessaloniki and the Greek capital Athens.

Most busy flight routes

Before the world war, the airline Aeroput took care of these flights. JAT Yogaslav Airlines took over after the war until the 90’s. There have been quite some improvements taken since then. There is a runway that is large enough to let the biggest airplanes land at this airport.

Ground transportation Skopje Airport

For most people it makes sense to arrive at the airport via the A4 and E-75. If you come from the north via Kumanovo, you will have to keep to the A1 and the E-75. There are more options via the south, but you will eventually have to follow the E-75.

After arrival you can also rent a car at the airport. There are car rental companies that can provide fast Skopje departures. Some of these companies include Avantcar, Green Motion, Hertz, Avis, Star Car, and Sixt.

Due to the convenient location of the airport, many passengers opt for Skopje airport departures by taxi to the city center. When you walk out of the terminal you can get in the taxi. The price to Skopje is 20 euros (23 usd/1220 den). For reports about a taxi you can send an email to or call +389 70 813 037.

If you prefer to travel cheaper, you can do so by bus. There are Skopje airport departures around midnight and some during the day. For all departure times you can look here: bus schedule. The price is about 3 euros each way.

Terminal Skopje Airport

Once you arrive at the airport you will see that there is 1 terminal. There are 2 floors. At Ground floor the SKP departures start here with the check-in counters. There are gates on the first floor.

skopje airport departures SKP terminal first floor

There are several places to eat or drink something. Options include NeedStop, Cakes & Bakes, Cafe-Inn and Burger King. If you want to shop, you can also do duty free for the most common products. There are also some gift shops to buy a souvenir, for example.

There is also a Business Lounge in the terminal. This lounge is called prime class and is equipped with many comforts. For more information, visit

Flight routes Skopje Airport

All Skopje airport departures leave from the 19 thousand feet runway. When you are at the airport you will probably notice that most flights are from Wizz Air. This airline offers the most Skopje flight departures all over Europe. Nevertheless, Zurich and Istanbul are the busiest routes from Skopje of which these are flown by other airlines. Those are the following:

  • Turkish Airlines, Chair, Lufthansa, Wizz Air, Pegasus Airlines, Austrian, SAS, LOT Poland, AirSerbia, Edelweiss Air and Helvetic Airways.

The wide range of Wizz Air flights has resulted in an enormous growth in flights. In 2019, there were more than 19 thousand Skopje departures to transport the 2,360,400 passengers.