Bucharest Aurel Vlaicu Airport is located in Băneasa district, Bucharest, Romania, 8.5 km north of the city center. Named after Aurel Vlaicu, a Romanian engineer, inventor, airplane constructor and early pilot, it was Bucharest's only airport until 1965, when the Otopeni Airport (today Henri Coandă International Airport) was opened to civilian use. In 2012, it was converted into a business airport, Aurel Vlaicu International was the second airport in Romania in terms of air traffic, and Bucharest's low-cost hub.
Bucharest Aurel Vlaicu Airport code (BBU)
Airport Name: Bucharest Aurel Vlaicu Airport
Airport Keywords: Aurel Vlaicu Intl
Airport (IATA) Code: BBU