Varna Airport serves the Northeast of Bulgaria and provides convenient links to major airports such as Sofia, Vienna, Istanbul, Moscow, Belgrade and Tel Aviv.

The airport is situated on the Northern Black Sea coast, about 8 km outside the city of Varna. Varna is a major tourist destination, a starting point for all resorts in the northern Bulgarian Black Sea Coast, an important business and university centre, seaport, and headquarters of the Bulgarian Navy and merchant marine.
 
Its favorable geographical location, the combination of air, sea, railway junction and road transportation, provides opportunities for intermodal traffic and allows for a significant number of tourism flights during the summer season, as well as regular airline routes throughout the year. Varna Airport has a strong impact on the development of transport networks, tourism and trade in the region.