Celebrations to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the founding of the Czechoslovak Republic will take place in Prague on the weekend of 27 and 28 October 2018. For this reason, the Evropská street will be closed for a part of the weekend and, on Sunday afternoon, for a short period of time, operations at Václav Havel Airport Prague will be temporarily disrupted.
Due to the scheduled operational disruptions, we recommend you allow enough time for your journey to the airport if your flight departs from Prague on Saturday, 27 October, or on Sunday, 28 October 2018, or if you are planning to visit Václav Havel Airport Prague this weekend.
Evropská Street’s Closure to Traffic
Based on information provided by Prague Magistrate, traffic on the Evropská street will be banned as follows:
In the direction of the airport:
27/10/2018 from 2 p.m. to midnight between Vítězné náměstí and the Na Pískách street
28/10/2018 from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. between Vítězné náměstí and the Na Pískách street
In the direction of the city centre:
27/10/2018 from 5 p.m. to midnight between the Libocká street and Vítězné náměstí
28/10/2018 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. between the Libocká street and Vítězné náměstí
Other streets may temporarily be closed for traffic during the celebrations. Learn more at the Prague Magistrate’s website here.
Prague Public Transport to/from Václav Havel Airport Prague
Based on information provided by the Prague Public Transit Company, tram service will be completely disrupted, and bus service limited, on the Evropská street in both directions on Saturday, 27 October 2018, between approx. 8 p.m. and midnight and on Sunday, 28 October 2018, between approx. 9 a.m. and 6 p.m.
During the public transport disruptions of operations, we recommend using metro line B to the Zličín station and taking bus No. 100 from there (or vice versa) for journeys to/from Václav Havel Airport Prague.
Prague Airport Temporary Airspace Restrictions
Due to a military parade, airspace restrictions will be applied at Prague Airport on Sunday 28 October 2018 between approx. 1:30 p.m. and 3:00 p.m. local time. Thus, operations at Václav Havel Airport Prague will be temporarily disrupted. Ground handling of passengers and their baggage will continue without interruptions.
Temporarily disruption of operations of Václav Havel Airport Prague on Sunday 28 October 2018 will NOT AFFECT Czech Airlines flights.