Project leader: City of Rijeka, Rijeka Aiport Ltd.

Rijeka Airport
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Estimated value of the project: EUR 20,000,000

Location: Municipality of Omišalj, Island of Krk – Ownership: Rijeka Aiport Ltd. owned by: the Republic of Croatia (55%), Primorje-Gorski Kotar County (20%), City of Rijeka (10%), City of Krk (4%), City of Crikvenica (4%), City of Opatija (4%) and the Municipality of Omišalj (3%)

Significance of the project

Stronger intergration into the overall transport network. By further developing the airport, its capacity to implement new safety and air traffic regulations will be expanded, assuring its year-round utilization with increased passenger and cargo throughput.

The project involves the following construction activities

  • Reconstruction and extension of the passenger terminal,
  • reconstruction and extension of the aircraft parking platform (apron) and reconstruction of the runway,
  • construction of storage and handling facilities for goods transported by air,
  • reconstruction of existing taxi ways and construction of additional taxi ways.

Realization model

EU funding will be available for the Rijeka Airport project public-private partnership model concessions, concessions on service with the characteristics of public-private partnership.
The preliminary works in terms of legal and technical aspects of work for the comprehensive implementation of the Rijeka Airport Reconstruction, Modernization and Development Project (based on the development of preliminary designs) which are found necessary must be conducted to comply with current Croatian regulations relating to construction, environment protection, ownership and the specific regulations relating to airports and air traffic.

Developed documents

Physical planning documents:

  • the project complies with the physical planning documents.

Project documentation:

  • preliminary study for the construction of passenger terminal annexes.


Rijeka Aiport Ltd.

Hamec 1, 51513 Omišalj
Phone: +385 51 84 21 34
Fax: +385 51 84 20 32

City of Rijeka    Primorje-Gorski kotar County



Primorje-Gorski Kotar County • Administrative Department of Regional Development, Infrastructure and Project Management
Adamićeva 10, 51000 Rijeka, Croatia • Phone: +385 51 351 900 • Fax: +385 51 351 909 • E-mail: • Web:

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