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An international Airport Nitra - Janíkovce (ICAO abbrev. LZNI) is situated approx. 3 km south direction of the town of Nitra, near by a small village - Janíkovce.

The airport has an elevation 135 m above sea, operational grass surfaced runway whoch is orientated in diraction 150/330 degrees. The runway is approx. 1200 m long and is siutable for the aircrafts up to 5600 kg of maximum weight. A local information radio frequency is 123.4 MHz.

Airport Nitra is operated by Aeroclub Nitra. You can find here two more companies except the club: Aero Slovakia (aerial works) and Aeropro (producer of an ultralight planes "Eurofox"). Airport can provide a customs and passport check in case of an international arrival (there is need to apply for the service in advance).

For all airport visitors, there is available outdoor swimming-pool, volley-ball and  tennis court. Aeroclub offers an accommodation directly at the airport in new - 5  bedded - bungalows with showers and restrooms, or accommodation in electrified camping side.

Local aeroclub regularly organizes various aerial events like competitions of sailplanes, training courses and  gliding camps or air shows. The airport organized as important events as, for example, The 26th International Vintage Glider Rally in 1998, The 3rd FAI Junior World Gliding Championships in 2003, The 13th FAI European Gliding Championships in 2005 or regularly organized one of the biggest gliding competitions - Pribina Cup.

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