The story of Belgrade Nikola Tesla Airport starts as far as in 1910 when flying field in Banjica was the first Belgrade airport. Since then until now, it kept changing location, growing and developing. It is only the name that remained unchanged — Belgrade Airport, until 2006 when he was given new name - Belgrade Nikola Tesla Airport and as of midst of June 2010 it was given a new status - joint stock company.
At the beginning of 1912 the first wooden hangar was built at Banjica for aircraft intended for the war with Turkey. Two years later Serbian Aeroplane Squadron and Balloon Company were stationed there.
Banjica airport was used also after the World War I for requirements of mail traffic on route Skopje-Nis-Belgrade-Novi Sad and Belgrade-Sarajevo-Mostar.
Near to the place this airport was located today stands Military Medical Academy (VMA).
Kalemegdan – Lower City
Recently this area has been used for parachute jumping and sky-paragliders.
Today there are regular aero-meetings at this place of sports and ultralight aviation.
Airport was also used for training of cadets of Air Force Academy of the Kingdom of Yugoslavia. After liberation, Pancevo airport was used as “aviation-military training air field”".
At the location of the old Pancevo airport there are plants of UTVA aircraft industry today, as well as grass runway used for test, sports and simulation flights.
International Belgrade Airport
Starting with February 1928, aircraft of the first domestic airline "Aeroput" take off from this airport.
The airport disposed of four grass runways. In 1931 a modern terminal building was built on it, with equipment for landing at low visibility.
During the World War II it was used by Germans. They destructed it in 1944 when withdrawing from Belgrade.
|JU 813||TEL AVIV||21:25||21:07|
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|JU 800||ABU DHABI||23:55||23:55|
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