Introduction of Palanga International Airport
Palanga International Airport (IATA: PLQ, ICAO: EYPA) is a regional international airport located near the resort town Palanga at the Baltic Sea. It is the third largest airport in Lithuania and focuses on short and mid-range routes to European destinations. It serves Lithuanian Baltic sea resorts of Palanga and the city of Klaipėda, and parts of Samogitia and western Latvia.
Two adjacent terminals connected by short walkways and a transit area serve the airport: The South Terminal was built in the seventies and modernized in the late nineties. The new North Terminal, with 2000 m2 (21520 sq. ft.) of space, to augment airport capabilities to serve arrivals and departures to and from non-Schengen zone countries.
In 2019, it handled around 338,309 passengers and 6 metric tons of cargo and had 5,167 aircraft movements.