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Domestic and international air carriage is available to visitors to the Moravian-Silesian Region, primarily operating out of Leoš Janáček Airport (code OSR).  The airport is located in Mošnov, 20 km from the centre of the region’s metropolis, Ostrava.  Leoš Janáček Airport is the second largest airport in the Czech Republic and the largest airport in the Moravian-Silesian Region.

Operators of Flights from Leoš Janáček Airport

Ostrava’s Leoš Janáček Airport is gradually developing into a modern gateway for transport, linking the Moravian-Silesian Region to the entire world.  Renovated handling services currently offer regularly scheduled flights to Prague, Paris, Vienna, and London.  From there, passengers can carry on to practically anywhere in the world.  The Moravian-Silesian Region is working to introduce additional scheduled flights.  In the summer season, both scheduled and charter flights to major tourist destinations are operated from Leoš Janáček Airport Ostrava.

For current flight schedules, see the website of Leoš Janáček Airport, or call the airport’s information line at +420 597 471 136.

Ancillary Services at Leoš Janáček Airport

A new two-level departure concourse with an hourly capacity of 500 passengers was divided into two sections as of 30 March 2008 – for passengers travelling to Schengen system member states and those travelling to other countries.  Passengers can take advantage of restaurants, a snack bar, duty free shop, ATM, exchange bureau, as well as a car-rental agency, 24-hour parking, and aero-taxi.  The airport also offers services for VIP and special passengers.  Transport to the airport is provided by a scheduled bus line, taxi service, and individual transport.  Public transport service is synchronised with flight departures and arrivals.  Buses stop directly in front of the airport concourse.

Other Flights in the Region

All airports of the Moravian-Silesian Region offer sight-seeing flights and flights with your own aircraft (depending on airport parameters).  Flight schools and tandem parachute diving are also available.