Formely run by the Soviet Union, Vilnius International Airport recently celebrated their 10th anniversary as an independent, free running company. The airport is the home base of Air Lithuania and Lithuanian Airlines, and has the capability to accept jets up to the Boeing 747 freighter.
The airport is a hotbed for airlines of areas that formed part of the Soviet Union, but more and more Western airlines are coming each year.
The airport receives 500,000 passengers each year. Among those passengers received have been Pope John Paul II and many government dignataries.
Airlines serving this airport are: