Braavos-Brontinus Airport

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Braavos-Brontinus Airport
Βρααβοσ-Βροντίνος Αεροδρόμιο
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IATA: BRO – ICAO: SIBS
Summary
Airport type Public
Owner City of Braavos the Great
Operator Braavos Chamber of Commerce and Industry
Serves Braavos the Great
Location Marakos, Epirus, Sinope
Hub for
Elevation AMSL 768 ft / 234 m
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
17L/35R 3,920 12,861 Asphalt
17R/35L 3,920 12,861 Asphalt
Statistics (2013)
Passengers 17,947,808
Passenger change 12-13 Increase6.3%
Aircraft Movements 174,892
Movements change 12-13 Increase4.1%

Braavos-Brontinus Airport (Sinopian: Βρααβοσ-Βροντίνος Αεροδρόμιο) (also known as Doge Brontinus Airport or simply Brontinus Airport or Braavos Brontinus) (IATA: BRO, ICAO: SIBS) is an international airport serving Braavos the Great, the capital and largest city of Sinope. The airport is located in the city of Marakos, Epirus. The airport is named in honour of Brontinus Karamanlis, nicknamed 'The Regicide'; killed 5 kings in his life with his own sword, who ruled from 1486 until his death in 1501.

It is located 40 kilometres (25 mi) northwest of central Kalamaki. The airport was the 4th busiest airport in Sinope in terms of passengers, handling 17,947,808 passengers in 2013 and is serving as a hub for long-haul flights and low cost carriers. CityJet has a dedicated Terminal (T2) and Braavos-Brontinus is the company's only focus city in Sinope. The airport has two terminals and a third runway has been announced, with construction to commence in 2014 and finish in 2017. There is also a dedicated cargo terminal called "CargoCity", which currently handles over 450,000 tons of yearly traffic.

Brontinus Airport railway station is linked to Kalamaki Kadorna Station (connection with Braavos metro's Line M2 (Green) and Line M1 (Red), and the Commuter Railway Service) by the Brontinus Express. It arrives at the Terminal 1, an additional bus travel is required to reach Terminal 2. Journey time is 29 minutes. Brontinus Airport is connected by a four-lane highway to the A8 motorway and by a five-lane highway to the A4 motorway.