Franjo Tuđman Airport in Zagreb is the largest and busiest international airport in Croatia. Named after Franjo Tuđman, Croatia’s first president, the airport is located about 10km southeast of Zagreb’s main train station in the town of Velika Gorica. Its surface covers more than 65,800 square meters. From the city center, the airport can be reached by bus No. 290 or by Croatia Airlines shuttles. Almost 3.5 million passengers use the airport every year, spread over 45,061 flights. The airport is not only used for commercial flights, but also as a base for the Croatian Air Force.