Václav Havel Prague Airport
As the capital’s main airport Václav Havel Prague Airport (named after the dissident writer and first post-communist president) is the largest in the Czech Republic and caters to domestic flights and international traffic. Flights go to and from Prague and 130 destinations all over the world with around 50 airlines. The airport sees more than 11 million passengers pass through each year. It was built from 1933-1937 and is 17 km from the center of Prague, located in the northwestern edge of the city.
The International Airport in Prague is divided into two parts: the old and new airport. There is a terminal for the private flights in the old part, and terminals 1 and 2 in the new. As a first time visitor you’ll be arriving at one of the new terminals.
Terminal 1 (T1) - intercontinental flights including flights from the UK, North America, Middle East, Africa and Asia
Terminal 2 (T2) - for flights from EU countries, participants in the Schengen Agreement.
Terminal 3 (T3) - used for VIP and private flights, official visits to the country, charter flights.
There are tourist information offices in the Arrivals Hall, where the staff speaks English and German (as well as Czech if you’re keen to try out your new language skills!) and will provide any information and assistance regarding connections to the city or other flights. Maps of the city are free here. Václav Havel Prague Airport offers standard services for travelers, including exchange offices, ATMs, restaurants, stores and counters for car rental agencies and hotel reservations.