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The Prague airport Vaclav Havel ( Czech Prague Airport Václava Havla Praha) is the international commercial airport in the Czech capital Prague and Ruzyne is the sixth Prague district, 15 km west of the city center. It is owned by the Czech state.
From the Dejvická metro station (last stop of the metro line A) runs a regular bus line 119 to the airport ( Cz Prague Airport ), from the Zličin metro station (last stop of the metro line B), the bus line No. 100, both of which can be used with a normal Prague ticket. An extension of the Prague metro is planned.
In addition, from the main train station Praha hlavní nádraží runs every half hour of the Airport Express.
To the rapid growth of the airport (passengers 2006: 11.6 million ) to meet, Terminal 2 (North) was built in 2005.
In planning is a parallel runway to the existing main runway 06 /24; is due to open in 2014. End of December 2008 acquired the necessary land for this purpose.
After the death of former Czech President Vaclav Havel, the airport has a name change to " Václav Havel Prague International Airport " requested, for which began a civil rights movement. Havel himself is said to have suffered from fear of flying. On October 5, 2012 Finally, the airport was named after Václav Havel.