Belgrade Nikola Tesla Airport
Belgrade Nikola Tesla Airport (BEG)
Belgrade's Nikola Tesla Airport is usually called Surcin Airport by the local population after the place where the airport is. In 2006 the airport was named after Nikola Tesla, a Serbian engineer and inventor. The airport has two terminals, T1 is the old terminal which is used for domestic flights, and T2 is a splendid new terminal for international flights
Prices are given here in the local currency, the Serbian dinar (DIN), €1.00 = DIN 77 (January 2007).
There is no train connection with the airport.
Car and bus
The airport is 18 kilometers from the center of Belgrade along the highway E70, Belgrade–Zagreb. When coming from the southwest outskirts of the capital or for destinations in the west of Serbia you follow in the direction of Zagreb and after two kilometers in the direction of Obrenovac. From all other destinations you follow in the direction of Belgrade.
Special shuttle buses leave every hour from the airport to Slavija square in the center of Belgrade, via the Fontana square and the Central Station, a ticket costs DIN 160. Bus line 72 also goes to the center of the city and costs DIN 65.
Car rental - Belgrade Nikola Tesla Airport
There is a very large number of car rental companies operating at the airport, among which are the large companies: Avis, Budget, Hertz and Sixt. You can also reserve a rental car in advance using the service EasyTerra provides, they compare the rates of several providers in a single quote.
Taxis are outside of the Arrivals Hall. A fixed price applies for a ride from the airport to the center of Belgrade of DIN 700, or €9.00. This applies to official taxi drivers that are recognizable by a blue, oval license place and the coat of arms of Belgrade on the roof. Many illegal taxi drivers walk around in the International Arrivals Hall, and most ask for a price, three times higher than the official price!
There is a parking garage for long-term parking. Near the terminal there is a large parking area for short-term parking. Information about prices are available through the general telephone number.
There are no hotels at the airport, most international hotels can be found in the center of Belgrade. For more hotels and to reserve online you can go to Booking.com, they have a large range of hotels with great internet rates.
Shops and restaurants
There are a limited number of shops, restaurants and bars. There are two restaurants and four snack bars, you find them mostly in Terminal 1.
There is a counter in the Baggage Hall for lost and found items (tel: +381(0)11 209 4854), this is also the place where items that you may have left on the airplane are brought, except for flights from Jat Airways, you can find this company by Su-Port (tel: +381(0)11 267 6374).
There are several information counters (‘Welcome Desk’) in the terminal. Furthermore, airport personnel walk around in the terminal; they are easily recognizable by their light blue uniforms.
Belgrade Airport still does not have extensive business facilities. There is a VIP lounge by Gate 22.
The new International Terminal has excellent accessibility for the disabled. There are wheelchair ramps, adapted elevators and restrooms, there are also lower check-in counters.
There are banks, money exchange offices and ATM's, there is also a post office. In 2007, computers were installed so that passengers can check themselves in. It is not known yet which airlines have made use of this. There is a First Aid post in the Arrivals Hall, you can also ask for First Aid through the information counters, a key for baby rooms is also available at these counters.
Belgrade Nikola Tesla Airport
11180 Beograd 59
Telephone, fax, email
Telephone: +381(0)11 209 4000
IATA airport code: BEG
ICAO airport code: LYBE