Smoking at Split (Resnik) Airport (SPU)

Airport Rating


Before Security Smoking

Smoking is only permitted in designated areas outside the terminals.

After Security Smoking

Airport Split (SPU) Smoking Area is still there. April 2024. Feedback from Radosław W.

Update from Michael, October 2022: The smoking lounge between gate 4 and 6 is still there during October 2022.

Split smoking area

Update from tom, Sept 2021: Still possible to smoke inside between gate 4 and 5.

Update from Alex, June 2021: Well ventilated smoking room next to Gate 5 is still open.

Update Aug 2019 from Svansen A. We are pleased to find a smokers lounge right next to gate 5.

Further Information

Official Website


Split Airport, also known as Resnik Airport, is an international airport serving the city of Split, Croatia. Located approximately 19 kilometers (12 miles) from Split’s city center, it lies on the west side of Kaštela Bay, extending into the adjacent town of Trogir. The airport is named after Saint Jerome, the patron saint of Split-Dalmatia County. In 2019, it was the second busiest airport in Croatia, handling 3.3 million passengers1Notably, in 2021, Split Airport surpassed Zagreb Airport for the first time, becoming the busiest airport in Croatia, handling 1.57 million passengers1. During the European summer holiday season, it serves as a major destination for leisure flights and is an important seasonal base for Croatia Airlines, offering connections to European cities such as Athens, Frankfurt, London, and Paris. The airport’s history dates back to the 1930s, with its relocation from Sinj to Resnik in the 1960s. Over the years, it has seen significant growth, including the construction of a larger terminal building in 1979. Despite challenges during the Yugoslav wars, Split Airport has become a vital gateway for travelers exploring the stunning Dalmatian coast and nearby islands.