Arrival time at the airport
In order to comply with the flight registration formalities and to complete all controls prior to arriving at the appropriate gate for the flight, it is essential that you arrive on time. The airport cannot be held responsible if you are unable to board your flight due to late arrival.
Airport check-in counters open 120 minutes, and close 30 minutes before the scheduled departure time of the aircraft.
The closing time of the counter may also be more restrictive depending on the airline, class, seat overload on the flight and similar.
It is necessary to be at the airport no later than 2 hours before the scheduled departure time of the aircraft.
Podgorica Airport Terminal, during the winter season (November – March) 2022-2023. will be open for access to passengers from 6 o’clock.
Before buying a ticket, check the visa regime of the country you are travelling to.
Passport and Identity Card
Check your passport or Identity Card validity date and visa validity.
Applies to unaccompanied minors or single parents travelling with children.
When planning your trip, ask if you need transit visas for the countries where you will be in transit.
More information about required documents and visa regime can be found at:
- Selected airlines,
- Ministry of Foreign Affairs and European Integration of Montenegro,
- Border police stations at the Airport,
- The diplomatic mission or consular post of the country to which you are travelling.
We offer the possibility of check-in without leaving the customs zone of the airport for passengers who, upon their landing, continue their travel with another flight. This is especially important for passengers who are not checked-in for all flights till the final destination, as well as passengers who do not have the right to enter the territory of Montenegro.
In order to use this option, it is necessary to contact the transfer counter located on the right-hand side, upon entering the arrival room, and before the passport control counter.
You can finish the check-in process for your next flight at the counter for passengers in transit, in the Arrivals Hall. You have the obligation to check-in the baggage, which you have checked-in on some of the previous airports, by submitting the baggage slip so that it would be automatically loaded on your flight.
Parents/guardians, whose child aged between 5 and 12 is traveling alone, have the following obligations: