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Flight Operations To Budapest: Hungarian Grand Prix 2016

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Flight Operations to Budapest: Hungarian Grand Prix 2016

Ismael Kouli | - 07/07/2016
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Are you familiar with operations at Budapest International Airport? Planning a trip to the Hungarian Grand Prix?

The 2016 Hungarian Grand Prix gets underway in Mogyoród, Budapest at the Hungaroring from July 22-24. Here’s all you need to know to best plan flight operations to Budapest.

Budapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport

  • ICAO: LHBP
  • IATA: BUD
  • Latitude/longitude: N 47° 26.4′   E 19° 15.7′
  • Mag Var: 2.8°E
  • Elevation: 496′
  • Fuel: 100LL, Jet A-1
  • Time Zone Info: GMT+1:00 uses DST
Private flights:
  • Overflight and Landing permits are not required

Non-Scheduled flights:

  • Overflight and Landing permits are required
  • Slot approval must be requested in advance
No significant NOTAM has been issued.

Immigration

Non-EU Passengers 

  • A passport and a visa are required.
  • Passports and passport replacing documents issued more than ten years prior to the date of travel will not be accepted.
  • With a Schengen visa, visitors are required to hold proof of sufficient funds to cover their stay and documents required for their next destination.

Non-EU Crew

  • A passport and a General Declaration Form are required.
  • Crew must wear uniforms and the duration of stay must be in accordance with the General Declaration.
Note:
  • Visitors are required to hold proof of sufficient funds to cover their stay as well as documents required for their next destination.
  • Visitors not holding return/onward tickets could be refused entry.
EU Passengers 
  • A valid passport/country ID is required.
  • No visa is required.

EU Crew 

  • A Passport and a General Declaration Form are required.
  • Crew must wear uniforms and the duration of stay must be in accordance with the General Declaration.

Customs

Import 

Free import to passengers arriving with goods purchased within the EU that are intended for personal use only:
  1. Tobacco products: 800 cigarettes, 400 cigarillos (max. 3g each), 200 cigars, 1kg smoking tobacco.
  2. Alcoholic beverages: 10 liters of spirits over 22% and ethyl alcohol, 20 liters of alcoholic beverages less than 22%, 90 liters of wine (no more than 60 liters of sparkling wine), 110 liters of beer.
Free import to passengers arriving from non-EU Member States (including the Canary Islands, the Channel Islands, and other similar territories):
  1. Tobacco products (for passengers aged 17 and over)
    200 cigarettes or 100 cigarillos (max. 3g each) or 50 cigars or 250g of smoking tobacco or a proportional mix of these products.
  2. Alcoholic beverages (for passengers aged 17 and over)
    1 liter of spirits over 22% volume or 2 liters of spirits or aperitifs made of wine or similar beverages less than 22% volume/ sparkling wines/ liqueur wines or a proportional mix of these products. Also, 4 liters of still wine and 16 liters of beer.
  3. Medications (for personal use only)
For full details, please see or refer to the website of the European Union, http://europa.eu/.
For full details please see Terms & Definitions, section 5. Customs, or refer to the website of the European Union, http://europa.eu/.

Export 

Free export is allowed for the following:
  • 1 liter of spirits, 1 liter of wine and 5 liters of beer
  • 500 cigarettes or 100 cigars or 500 grams of tobacco
It is prohibited to export stamps, objects of precious metals or such of museum value, any kind of food products, and medicines beyond personal use. A provision of foodstuff for personal use in the value of HUF 100 is permitted.

Baggage Clearance

Baggage is cleared at the first airport of entry in Hungary.

Airport Embarkation Tax

No airport tax is levied on passengers upon embarkation at the airport.

Currency

Local currency (Hungarian Forint-HUF) and foreign currencies: no restrictions if arriving from or traveling to another EU Member State.

If arriving directly from or traveling to a country outside the EU: amounts exceeding EUR 10,000 or over or the equivalent in another currency (incl. banker’s draft and cheques of any kind) must be declared.

Accommodation

Hotels near the airport

  • Hotel Ferihegy (2.2km from airport)
  • Hargita Panzio (3.5km from airport)
  • Halasz Airport Panzio (3.6km from airport)
  • Airport-Hotel Budapest (2.8km from airport)
  • Sarokhaz Panzio (2.1 from airport)
  • Budapest Airport Hotel Stacio (3.9km from airport)

Hotels near the Hungaroring

• Vis Vitalis Medical Wellness Hotel
• Avia M0 Motel
• Libra Hotel
• Hotel Matyas
• Erzsebet Kiralyne Hotel

Ground Transport

Taxis

  • The airport is close to the city, and you can get from there to the city with Fő Taxi.
  • The taxi rank is located right outside the airport.

Bus 

  • Airport Minibuses can be requested upon arrival to take you to your accommodation.
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