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Airport Overview

Suceava International Airport is the first Romanian airport that accessed European funds for modernisation. The airport has signed a financing contract for €39 million. The rehabilitation programme has finished and the airport’s infrastructure is modernised. On 25 October the first flights operated from the new airport. The geographical location places Suceava Airport in the heart of northern historical Moldavia by making it The Gateway to Bukovina.

Airport Location and Contact

Country 

Romania

Province or District 

Suceava

Nearest Town or City with Distance from Airport 

Suceava

Airport’s Complete Name 

Aeroportul Internațional "Ștefan cel Mare" Suceava

Latitude 

47.6840479

Longitude 

26.3499200

Elevation (ft and m) 

1,375 ft / 419 m 

IATA Code 

SCV  

ICAO Code 

LRSV 

Managing Company or Airport Authority 

Suceava Airport Company 

Management Contact Person 

Ioan Măriuță, Airport Manager

+40725899815 

Open From (hours) 

03:00 

Open To (hours) 

21:00 

Airport Picture

Description and Contacts of Key Companies

For more information on airport contacts and service providers, please see the following link:https://www.aeroportsuceava.ro/en/

Runways

Runway #1

Runway Dimensions 

8,071 ft / 2,460 m x 45m 

Orientation 

16/34 

Surface 

Asphalt 

Helicopter Pad(s) 

The airport has a helicopter pad, but it is currently not authorized to be used. However, the parking space is sufficient for helicopter landing  

Helipad

Present (Yes / No) 

Yes 

Largest helicopter that can land 

All types of helicopters 

Width and Length (metres) 

25 m x 25 m 

Surface 

Asphalt 

Airport Infrastructure Details 

The airport is located in the north-eastern part of Romania, 12 kilometres away from Suceava city centre, in Salcea town. It has excellent public transport access and close connections to Suceava and Botosani cities. Suceava “Ștefan cel Mare" Airport  (IATA: SCV, ICAO: LRSV) is located in the northeastern part of Romania, in Salcea town, at 12 km East from Suceava City and 30,5 km from Botosani City. The access it`s possible through a 3 km long road which connects the two cities to the airports facilities. ARP coordinates and site are at AD 474115N 0262114E. 

Customs 

YES  

JET A-1 fuel 

YES (50,000L)  

Immigration 

YES 

AVGAS 100 

 YES (1,100L)

Terminal Building 

YES 

Single Point Refuelling 

 YES

Passenger Terminal 

YES 

Air Starter Units 

 NO

Cargo terminal 

NO 

Ground Power (mobile) 

 YES

Pax Transport to Airfield 

NO

Ground Handling Services 

 YES (passenger baggage only)

Control Tower 

YES 

Latrine Servicing 

 YES

Weather Facilities 

YES  

Fire Fighting Category (ICAO) 

 7

Catering Services 

YES 

De-icing Equipment 

 YES

Base Operating Room 

YES 

Parking Ramp Lighting 

 YES

Airport Radar 

YES 

Approach & Runway Lights 

 YES

NDB 

 NO

VOR 

 YES

ILS 

 YES



Passenger Performance Indicator

In 2019, the airport has handled 430,000 passengers (in 2021, despite the Covid19, there have been an average of 60,000 passengers/month).

Airport Operating Details

Operating Details

Maximum Sized Aircraft that can be Offloaded on Bulk Cargo 

An-250- Maria (world’s largest aircraft with load capacity of 250 tons) 

Maximum Sized Aircraft that can be Offloaded on Pallet 

An-250- Maria 

Total Aircraft Parking Area (m²) 

31,122m2 (114m x 273m) 

Storage Area (m3 and MT) 

None

Handling Equipment

  • 1 towed passenger stair
  • 1 self-propelled telescopic passenger stair;
  • de-icing service vehicles – 2 pieces;
  • hauling machines for handling equipment– 1 piece;
  • baggage carts – 7 pieces;
  • self-propelled conveyor belt loader – 1 piece;
  • ground power unit - GPU115V/400Hz & 28.5V - 3 pieces;
  • air starter unit – 1 piece;
  • self-propelled potable water vehicle – 1 piece;
  • self-propelled lavatory service vehicle – 1 piece;
  • aircraft heater – 1 piece
  • de-icing/ anti-icing vehicles with type II liquid – 3 pieces;
  • firefighting special vehicles providing CAT 7 services in preventing and extinguishing fires – 2 pieces;
  • equipment for checking the breaking ratio of the traffic surface – 1 piece;
  • ambulance – 1 piece;
  • FOLLOW-ME motor vehicle – 1 piece;
  • snow plough with brush and sweeper blower – 1 piece;
  • tractor with plough and brush – 1 piece;
  • snow blowers – 3 pieces.

Storage Facilities

There is no storage facilities in the airport. The nearest storage facility is located 400m from the airport and currently being used by the Civil Protection authorities as a logistics hub for the Ukrainian crisis response (EU Hub).

Cargo Handling

There is no cargo handling company nor equipment. Cargo handling services can be separately contracted should the airport be used to receive cargo flights. Notification should be provided prior to cargo flights scheduling.