Croatia has nine airports. The biggest one is the Zagreb airport „Franjo Tuđman“, built in 2017. The other six are in the biggest towns (Split, Zadar, Osijek, Rijeka, Pula, Dubrovnik) and two are on the islands of Brač and Mali Lošinj.
Airlines flying to Croatia
Croatian domestic airline is Croatia Airlines, but various international airlines (like Lufthansa, British Airways, Alitalia, Turkish Airlines, Air France...) fly to and from Croatia. Tourists are mostly interested in low-budget flights which are very common in high-season. German Wings, Ryanair, EasyJet and Wizz Air fly to smaller Croatian airports May through October.
Getting around the airport in Croatia
All of the signs at the airports are translated into English so it's not very likely you'll get lost, but here's some basic vocabulary and phrases to practice before you land:
How would you say the following in Croatian?
I would like to buy a ticket to Warsaw. →
Htio/Htjela bih kupiti kartu za Varšavu.
One-way or return ticket? →
Jednosmjerna ili povratna karta?
At what time does the plane to Warsaw take off? →
U koliko sati polijeće zrakoplov za Varšavu?
How long does the flight last? →
Koliko traje let?
When should I check-in? →
Kad bih trebao/la napraviti check-in?
How much weight can I put in my luggage? →
Koliko kilograma prtljage mogu uzeti?
Where can I weigh luggage before my flight? →
Gdje mogu izvagati prtljagu prije mog leta?
I can't find my luggage. →
Ne mogu pronaći svoju prtljagu.
I would like to confirm / cancel / change my reservation. →
Želim potvrditi /otkazati / promijeniti rezervaciju.
The flight has been cancelled. →
Let je otkazan.
Please, fasten your seatbelts →
Molimo, vežite pojaseve.
Do not smoke on the airplane. →
Ne pušite u zrakoplovu.
We wish you a pleasant flight! →
Želimo vam ugodan let!