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Ljubljana Airport is often still known as Brnik Airport, it is located to the village of that name which is approximately 12 miles from Ljubljana itself. It is the major hub of the national airline Adria Airways.The airport currently handles approximately 1.4 million passengers. The airport has recently been renovated; its runway and terminal building have both been improved to cope with the increase in passengers. The airport’s original terminal building was required to undergo expansion to cope with passengers arriving on Schengen visas. The departure lounge has been updated and a walkway to a second terminal building will be added on completion of the new terminal which will be able to handle up to 2.2 million passengers when completed in 2012.

Your booking confirmation will give you details of when and where to collect your hire car. The airport arrivals area is a great place for car rental Ljubljana, the arrivals desks are easy to find and the pick up should be quick and effecient. Your Ljubljana car rental will normaly have a road map and list of tourist destinations to help you make the most of your rental car.

About Ljubljana Airport

The airport has a new conference hall and facilities. There is a VIP and Business lounge for passengers. There is a shop offering local goods. There are a number of bars and a choice of restaurants; ATMs a Post Office, children’s play area and WiFi.

Tourist Info

Approximately 280,000 people live in Ljubljana which is the capital city of Slovenia. Ljubljana lies within a region comprising 25 separate municipalities that include areas of outstanding beauty such as the Ljubljana Marshes. The marshes are an area of wetlands full of rare plants and endangered or rare animals and birds.

Ljubljana's castle hill is one of the earliest known hilltop settlements dating back to the 12 century BC at a later date the site was used as a Roman stronghold. A castle was built on the hill during the 9th century but most of the castle fell into disrepair and the main parts were rebuilt during the 16th and 17th centuries. In 2010 the City Municipality of Ljubljana declared the castle to be an independent public institute.

Many of the towns and villages that surround Ljubljana have interesting attractions to enjoy such as the town of Medvode where the Zbilje Lake is a popular place to hike and cycle alongside. Close to Ljublijana is the Dobrepolje region which is very well known for its scenery and underground caves. It also has many historic buildings such as the Church of St. Anthony and the Church of St. Florian which can be found in the village of Ponikve and has two of Slovenia’s most important 16th century Baroque altars.

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