Due to snowfall, the airfield of Riga Airport is closed



The consequences of the today’s aviation accident have been eliminated, however, the heavy snowfall continues to influence the Airport’s operations. Due to snowfall and for flying safety reasons, it has been decided to close the airfield until 6:00 p.m. and it can be extended.


We hereby ask the passengers who have scheduled flights from Riga Airport tonight do not go to the Airport and contact their airlines, because flights might be cancelled or significantly delayed. We hereby ask the passengers to note that the heavy snowfall influences other means of transport, including public transport, to and from the Airport.

Information about flights is available at the Airport’s website www.riga-airport.com.



Riga Airport is a fast-growing Northern European air traffic hub, connecting the Baltic countries with European business centres and popular holiday destinations. As a member organization of the European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) Aviation Industry Charter for COVID-19, Riga Airport works to the highest standards of epidemiological safety. Skytrax has awarded Riga Airport a four-star rating for its implemented Covid-19 safety measures.