Sofia Airport

LBSF · Sofia-Capital, Bulgaria

About Sofia Airport

Region Sofia-Capital
Country Bulgaria
Runways 9/27
Type Large airport
Coordinates (ARP) 42.69669, 23.41144   424148N 0232441E
Coordinates (Center) 42.69633, 23.41958   424147N 0232510E
Variation 5.7° E (2024)
Timezone Sofia (+3 h)
Local time Apr 24, 2024 21:08


ID True Heading Magnetic Heading Length Width Surface Latitude Longitude
9 094° 088° 3,600 m 45 m Asphalt 42.6952 23.4397
27 274° 268° 42.6975 23.3995

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The airport may be closed or require prior permission. True headings and the coordinates of runway ends may be an estimation. Magnetic headings are calculated from true headings using the WMM 2020 model.

Sofia Airport

Sofia Airport is a large airport in Sofia-Capital, Bulgaria. The airport is located at latitude 42.69633 and longitude 23.41958. The airport has one runway: 9/27. The ICAO airport code of this field is LBSF. The airport's IATA code is SOF. Nearby other airfields are Musachevo, Bozhurishte, Lesnovo Airport, Belchin and Slivnitsa.

Sofia Airport publishes a METAR. The flight information region (FIR) is Sofia.

Sofia Airport is in the timezone of Europe/Sofia. Difference with UTC is +3 h. Today the sun rises at 06:29 and sets at 20:18. This applies to Sofia Airport, the universal daylight period may be different. The difference between the local time and UTC is +3 hour. Daylight saving time is currently in progress.

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On this airport you can find flying schools. The only known company on this field is Private College of Transportation.


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Nearby airports

Airport ID Distance Direction
Lozen Heliport LBLN 11 km 141°
Musachevo BG-0113 12 km 103°
Bozhurishte BG-0030 19 km 289°
Lesnovo Airport LBLS 20 km 110°
Belchin LBBB 36 km 183°
Slivnitsa LBSA 37 km 296°
Ihtiman Airfield LBHT 42 km 136°
Breznik BG-0032 43 km 269°
Dragoman Airstrip BG-0058 45 km 306°

Navigational aids

Name Ident Type Distance Direction
Sofia S NDB 1.3 km 099°
Sofia SOF VOR-DME 2.5 km 274°
Sofia F NDB 3.6 km 271°
Sofia SF NDB 9.3 km 271°
Bozhourishte BOZ NDB 20 km 293°
Vakarel WAK NDB 26 km 116°
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