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Members of the public can now get tested for Covid-19 at a testing lab opened at Liszt Ferenc International Airport on Friday.

The lab set up by Liszt Ferenc International operator Budapest Airport and Universal Medical Hub is located on the arrivals level of terminal 2B and offers both PCR and rapid antigen tests to everyone, Katalin Valentinyi, the operator’s communications director, said in a statement.

Liszt Ferenc Airport Passenger Numbers at All-Time Low
Liszt Ferenc Airport Passenger Numbers at All-Time Low

Passenger numbers at Budapest’s Liszt Ferenc International Airport fell to 49,283 in November, down by an annual 96.1 percent, operator Budapest Airport said on Saturday. In the same month, the airport handled an all-time record 13,864 tonnes of air cargo, up 6.3 percent from last year, the operator said. The airport has also prepared refrigerated […]Continue reading

The lab does not require appointments but people who want to get tested must register online in advance, the statement said. PCR testing costs 19,500 forints (EUR 54), the official cost set by the Hungarian state and it comes back with a result within 24-48 hours, the statement said. The result of an antigen test is available within 15-20 minutes, it said.

featured image via Budapest Airport/Róbert Baranyi (Facebook)