Cluj-Napoca opens first library at the airport in Romania

Cluj-Napoca’s Avram Iancu International Airport is the first airport in Romania that hosts a free library. The library, which was opened on Thursday, June 30, and offers tens of volumes in Romania, English, and French which the passengers can read while waiting for their flights.

The project was launched by the Association Cluj-Napoca 2021 – European Capital of Culture and is part of the city’s efforts to get the cultural capital title.

The library at Cluj-Napoca Airport can take up to 20 people at once and also serves as a tourist information point. The space may be expanded in September if the library draws interest from Romanian and foreign passengers who transit the airport.

The Avram Iancu International Airport is the second biggest in Romania, with close to 1.5 million passengers in 2015 (up 26% compared to 2014).

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