Wide-body aircraft can operate safely at Henri Coanda Airport
Bucharest Airports National Company received on Wednesday, December 20 December 2017, the confirmation that it complies with European aviation safety standards, being authorized to operate the Henri Coandă Bucharest International Airport and Bucharest International Airport Banel Aurel Vlaicu in accordance with the latest European Standard.
Henri Coandă Airport complies with European Commission Regulation no. 139 / 2014 on establishing the technical requirements and administrative procedures regarding aerodromes and the Regulation of the European Parliament and the Council of the European Union no. 216 / 2008 on common rules in the field of civil aviation.
Wide-body aircraft can land in Bucharest
The deadline imposed by the European Commission to comply with all airports in the EU states is 31 December 2017, the date on which the new European criteria enter into force.
Henri Coandă Airport has so far complied with European aviation safety standards, and, starting with 20 December, Romania's main air gate meets the criteria imposed by the new regulation of the European Commission.
The purpose of the European Commission Regulation 139 / 2014 is to implement and maintain the highest standards of civil aviation safety at European airports, by updating the techniques and procedures that define the safety of aircraft operations on EU aerodromes.
The certification granted by the CNAB authorizes the Henri Coandă International Airport Bucharest to operate safely, without restrictions, including wide-body (long-courier) aircraft, which can make transatlantic flights.
This year, the Bucharest Airports National Company has completed one of the projects of major importance for the rehabilitation of the airport infrastructure.
Thus, in 2017, CNAB started and completed the maintenance and repair works at the road structure of the take-off / landing runway no. 1 of the Henri Coandă Bucharest International Airport and the aircraft running routes.
The works totaled an area of 67.228 sqm, of which 39.483 sqm at track no. 1 and other 27.745 sqm on platforms and aircraft runways.