Riga
Riga:
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New summer season flights from Riga Airport: Tampere, Odessa, Kazan, Aberdeen, Stavanger, Geneva, Catania, Liepāja, Madrid, Gothenburg (AirBaltic), Reykjavik, Bari (Wizz Air), Copenhagen (Scandinavian Air System) and Heraklion (Ellinair ). New carrier - RusLine. Enjoy the flight!

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Ownership & Management

RIGA International airport (RIX), the largest airport in the Baltic States, was officially opened in 1991. RIX is State Joint Stock Company (SJSC) of the Republic of Latvia, the shareholder of the state stock company is the Ministry of Transport of the Republic of Latvia.  

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Facts

2012

2013
  • Construction of Operative Management Center;
  • Reconstruction of third aviation security checkpoint;
  • Reconstruction of terminal's registration sector ventilation and cooing systems
  • The third fuel operator SIA Rixjet Riga started operations;
  • The Construction works in the framework of the project„Development of Riga International Airport Infrastructure” were launched; The reconstructed Riga Airport VIP Centre was opened.
  • Riga Airport has launched a new service – „Access to the Fast Track Security Checkpoint”
  • Improved services for PRM passengers
  • Riga International Airport welcomed its nine-millionth transit/transfer passenger since the restoration of Latvia’s independence.

2014

2015

  • New North Pier construction started
  • Airport fuel hydrant system implemented at pier
  • Wizz Air Opens its Base at Riga International Airport
  • New North Pier I part expansion – additional 3 departure gates, new commercial premises and extended non-Schengen arrival hall.
  • Riga International Airport succesfully served official delegations during the Latvian Presidency of the Council of the European Union
  • The Baltics’ Biggest Business Aviation Centre FBO RIGA Opened at Riga Airport
  • Aviation fuel provider SIA Statoil Latvija has sold jet fuel business to A/S Baltic Ground Services LV.
  • Riga International Airport welcomed its fifty-millionth passenger since the airport’s foundation
  • Riga International Airport welcomed a record number of passengers, exceeding thus the threshold of 5.1 million passengers handled in 2011.
  • Riga international Airport received two awards – the status of a Family-friendly Company and the qualification for the Silver Category of the Sustainability Index.
  • Riga International Airport, performed reconstruction works on Apron 1 including resurfacing of the pavement and modernisation of the equipment.
  • Riga International Airport officially put into operation the newly constructed CAT II lighting system