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Attention! Until April 6  only essential travel to Latvia is permitted. Passengers can enter Latvia by air only if they present a negative Covid-19 PCR test, which has been taken no more than 72 hours before boarding the aircraft to Latvia! Before entering Latvia or travelling in transit, fill in the e-confirmation on Covidpass.lv! Regular flights to/from non-European countries that are not on the European Commission's list of safe countries, are not permitted. Those who have arrived from the countries, for which the cumulative number of COVID-19 exceeds 50, must self-isolate for 10 days upon arrival in Latvia even if the Covid-19 test result is negative. The list of countries is published on www.spkc.gov.lv.

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Airport Codes:

IATA: RIX
ICAO: EVRA

Airport operator:

VAS “Starptautiskā lidosta “Rīga””(SJSC Riga International Airport)

Lidosta “Rīga” 10/1 , Mārupes novads, LV-1053, Latvija
Tel.: +371 67207135
Fax: +371 67211767 
E-mail: office@riga-airport.com

Aircraft movement coordinator:

ATIS: 120.180MHz
Tower: 118.105MHz
Ground: 118.805MHz
Approach: 129.925MHz

SJSC Riga International Airport
Contact person: Dzintra Jātniece
Tel.: +371 67207536
E-mail:  d.jatniece@riga-airport.com
Apron: 131.605MHz
AFTN: EVRAYDYD
SITA: RIXRG7X

Working hours:

24 h a day

Runway:

Length: 3200 m x width: 45 m CAT II

Vizual aids:

Runway edge lights (length/interval/colour/intensity): 3200 m/60 m/balta/dzeltena/LIH 
Runway centreline lights (length/interval/colour/intensity): 3200 m/15 m/white/red/LIH 
Runway end lights (colour): red 
Approach lights (length/intensity): 900 m/LIH (rwy 36 – CAT II, rwy 18 – CAT I
Threshold lights (colour): green/VASIS (type/glide slope): PAPI/3,00° 
Touchdown zone lights (length): 900 m (rwy 36)

Firefighting category:

CAT 8, CAT 9 upon request

Capacity:

runway: 55 flights per hour