Flights to Burgas, the second largest city on the Bulgarian Black SeaBurgas (Bulgarian: Бургас, sometimes transliterated as Bourgas) is the second-largest city on the Bulgarian Black Sea Coast with a population of 232,264 inhabitants according. It is the capital of Burgas Province and an important industrial, transport, cultural and tourist centre.
Surrounded by the coastal Burgas Lakes and located at the westernmost point of the Black Sea, the large Burgas Bay, Burgas has the largest and most important Bulgarian port and the second most important Bulgarian Airport. The LUKOIL Neftochim Burgas ist the largest oil refinery in Southeastern Europe and the largest industrial enterprise in Bulgaria.
Despite being more famous for its business reputation, Burgas has a thriving arts scene and many splendid museums and galleries.
Bourgas Airport is situated in a picturesque bay on the southern Bulgarian Black Sea coast, 10 km northeast of Bourgas. This is a very specific geographic location - on the border between Europe and Asia, and defines its strategic importance for the new relations in the modern world. Service capabilities of the airport of Burgas strongly influence the deployment of transport links, tourism and trade relations between partners from East and West.
Among the biggest advantages of Bourgas Airport is the opportunity for intermodal transportation by air, sea and land. At a distance of 10-15 km are: Burgas,with its developed railway network, the international road E 87, duty free zone et cetera. The proximity of the largest refinery in the peninsula, located 10 km from the airport, provides low-cost fuels.
Weather conditions in the region contribute to excellent visibility in all seasons. Average visibility below 1000 m is 3 days, which means practically 24-hour operational capability.
Within a radius of 30 km from Bourgas Airport are attractive tourist centers - Sunny Beach, Nessebar, Elenite, Dunes and others. The tourist season lasts from May to September, thus ensuring steady flow of people through most of the year.
Fraport Twin Star Airport Management AD: At the end of 2006 the German-Bulgarian consortium of the world's leading airport operator Fraport AG and the Bulgarian logistics company BM Star won the concession for the airports in Varna and Burgas - gateway to the Bulgarian coast. Concession period of 35 years within which the Company will operate and invest in the development of two marine airports.