Important announcements
To the attention of all passengers
Covid laboratories
To the attention of all passengers
2022-02-01 00:00

We would like to inform passengers and visitors of Sofia Airport that аs of 1 May 2022, parking prices will change at Sofia Airport’s two public car parks in Terminal 1 and Terminal 2. Details can be found here.

Level B1 of the public car parking at Terminal 2 is temporarily closed. The remaining parking levels are at your disposal. While we apologize for any inconvenience caused, we kindly ask you to observe the parking organization in place.

As of 1 May 2022 all COVID-19 related travel restrictions are lifted.

Information about travelling to different countries is published on the website of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Bulgaria.

All scheduled flights arriving in the time range 8 pm–8 am will be served only at Terminal 2. This will facilitate faster processing of documents and the passing of passengers. There will be no change for flights landing on schedule before 8:00 at Terminal 1. They will not move to Terminal 2 to avoid the inconvenience of travelers and their meters and greeters. All business flights will be operated at Terminal 1.

 

Covid laboratories

For the convenience of travelers, COVID-19 testing laboratories have been set up in the public areas of Terminal 1 and Terminal 2 to issue the necessary travel health certificates.

The PCR test result is ready within 2 hours and the antigen test within 20 minutes. The services are available not only to arriving and departing passengers, but also to all citizens.

Contact:

SMDL „KANDILAROV“

+359 884 884936 – Terminal 1
+359 882 607010 – Terminal 2

GENIKA

+359 876 036577 – Terminal 2

For Airlines

Safety and security

Safety and security

Aviation security

Issuance of temporary passes by SOF Connect AD:

I. To issue a temporary pass WITHOUT an accompanying person, SOF Connect AD requires:
  1. Valid passport of the applicant – passports are updated annually by January 31, and in case of change of the persons mentioned in them.
  2. A cover letter containing information about the reason for the pass, what activity the person or vehicle will be performing, and where in the security zones the activity will be performed;
  3. A schedule in a form completed and certified by the person or legal entity – 2 copies – here
  4. A completed application for a temporary pass, printed on both sides (when the pass is issued);
  5. Proof of payment of the fee according to Article 117 of Tariff No. 5 of the Ministry of Transport;
  6. Minutes of the “Awareness” training or, in case of valid training, certified instruction form. For training or certification of instruction, contact officer AUC department tel. (+359) 2 937 3645.
II. For the issuance of a temporary pass With Attendant, SOF Connect Inc. requires:
  • Valid passport of the applicant – passports are updated annually by 31 January, as well as when the persons mentioned in them change;
  • A cover letter containing information about the reason for the pass, what activity the person or vehicle will be conducting, and where in the security zones the activity will be conducted;
  • A completed application for a temporary pass, printed on both sides (attached to the covering letter);
  • Proof of payment of the fee referred to in Article 117 of Tariff No. 5 of the Ministry of Transport.

Applications

Application for temporary access permit for individuals with escort

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Application for temporary access permit for individuals without escort

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Аpplication for temporary access permit for vehicles

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Aviation safety

Operations organization

The responsibility for organizing, managing and controlling the operations on the territory of Sofia Airport is born by the Airport Operator. Its relations with all other aviation operators, ground handling operators and other enterprises are regulated by operational rules, procedures and instructions in compliance with the provisions of the Civil Aviation Act and the regulations in force.

  1. Procedures for interaction when using the spaces for operational stay and parking of vehicles at Sofia Airport here
  2. Procedure for obtaining permit for driving vehicles – here;
  3. Instruction on the rules for aircraft de-icing at Sofia Airport – here;
  4. Procedure for using stands for aircraft long-term stay at Sofia Airport – here;
  5. Procedure for interaction between operators during an emergency situation in the deicing process – here.

Safety at the airfield

  1. „Safety Management System (SMS)” – publishing Sofia Airport’s SMS short version.
  2. Safety rules for ground movements on the territory of Sofia Airport edition 3.0, 2013 – тук;
  3. Safety procedure for ground handling during unfavourable weather conditions at Sofia Airport – here;
  4. Airport Operator’s programme for auditting and inspecting the aviation safety of operations at Sofia Airport – here