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Air Transport

In 1984 the nation's two airlines, TAROM and LAR, had a fleet of seventy heavy transport aircraft. Air service was offered to every region of the country through a network of 160 airfields, of which 15 had runways 2,500 meters or more in length. Four international airports (Bucharest, Constanta, Timisoara, and Suceava) provided connections to thirty-eight foreign destinations. In passenger volume, the busiest airports were Bucharest, Caransebes in Caras-Severin judet, Timisoara, Satu Mare, Botosani, Iasi, and Constanta. Between 1965 and 1984, the volume of cargo transported by air increased from 5 million to about 40 million ton-kilometers, while passenger transport rose from 374 to 1,936 million passenger-kilometers.

Data as of July 1989