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You can arrive at Vilnius Airport or depart from it in several ways: city buses, TOKS microbus, train, taxi or car.

City buses:

  • No.1 Airport – Bus Station
  • No.2 Airport – Vikingų – Liepkalnio str. - Bus Station
  • No.88 Airport – City Centre – Europa Square
  • No. 3G Airport – City Centre – Fabijoniškės

You will find the timetables of city buses on the website of Vilnius public transport at www.vilniustransport.lt. Please note that the timetables are also provided at the airport's bus stop.

You can purchase a ticket at the Narvesen kiosk in the arrivals hall or with a bus driver. A ticket costs 1 euro. Please refer to a person at the ticket sales point or visit the website of Vilnius public transport at www.vilniustransport.lt for student, senior or disabled person discounts.

TOKS microbuses stop in a parking lot next to the exit from the arrivals hall. Their routes are the following: Airport – Bus Station, Bus Station – Airport. You can purchase a ticket with a microbus driver. A ticket costs 1 euro. No discounts are available.

Train: you can arrive or depart from the airport by train. Check the timetable here: www.litrail.lt

Taxi: check the taxi recommended by Vilnius Airport, its prices and operation here: www.vilnius-airport.lt

Car: visit our website to find out how to arrive at the airport by car: www.vilnius-airport.lt

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When going to the airport, keep in mind the traffic in the streets and plan your time accordingly to avoid being late for your flight. We highly recommend to have an extra half an hour or even an hour when travelling to Vilnius Airport during rush hours.

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You may call (+ 370 5) 235 60 86 or mobile + 370 612 68044; the service is available 24 hours. Please note that all automatic cash-desks and arrival/departure facilities are connected to an operator by means of communications in order to provide you with urgent help if you need to enter or leave the parking lots and you face technical problems.

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Yes. VAT invoices are issued at a 24-hour service cash-desk of the multi-storey parking lot. If you paid for car parking at an automatic payment machine, you have to bring a receipt if you need an invoice.

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We highly recommend that you book a long-term parking spot in advance as you will get more options and a better price deal. Booking can be made via Vilnius Airport's home page at: www.vno.lt

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You can leave your car for twenty-four hours or more at the airport in seven long-term parking lots. We recommend you to book a spot in advance via our electronic shop. If you do not book a spot in advance, you can use 3 long-term parking lots.

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You can pay for short-term parking by card and cash, which you can withdraw from ATMs at the airport. You can use 10, 20, 50 cent, 1 and 2 euro coins and 5, 10, 20, 50, 100 euro notes.

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You can park your car in 3 short-term and 7 long-term parking lots. Check the scheme of parking lots at the airport: http://vno.lt/en/tips-for-passengers/parking-services/

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You should contact the airline or a ticket vendor where you have bought your flight ticket. You can also contact a ground handling company which serves the airline directly.

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Excess baggage fees are set by a specific airline. Various airlines set different fees, thus, it is highly recommended to consult with the agent of the airline in advance.

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Usually the maximum weight of checked baggage is 20 kg, and the maximum weight of hand luggage is 5 kg when going to the EU countries, also Norway, Switzerland, Turkey and Moscow. When travelling to other countries, each airline determines its own baggage weight limitations and excess baggage charges.

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It depends on the baggage regulations of the specific airline. Some airlines may add the weight of the laptop to the total weight, others may not. Please consult with the agent of the airline about the weight of the hand luggage in advance.

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Usually you can have a single piece of hand luggage. However, the exact quantity of hand luggage depends on the baggage regulations of the specific airline, e.g. Ryanair allows two pieces of hand luggage, while Wizzair only allows one piece. Please consult with the agent of the airline about allowed quantity of hand luggage in advance.

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You should contact the office of the airline at the airport and report your situation. For contact information, click here.

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An airline or a broker should provide you with necessary information on the time and procedure of passenger check-in in advance. Unless you have been informed otherwise, the check-in procedure usually starts two hours before a flight and closes 45 minutes before the departure time.
You can also check-in online. If you only carry hand luggage, you can go straight to the security check point. Go to passenger check-in desks if you have checked baggage.

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You should have received an electronic ticket to your e-mail when buying your tickets online. You have to print it out and bring it to the airport. The usual check-in procedure applies. You can also check in online. If you only carry hand luggage, you can go straight to the passenger security screening point. If you carry checked baggage, you have to go to check-in desks.

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The State Border Guard Service specifies that passengers can travel with the ID card in the majority of European countries, except Turkey. Passengers, however, must have a passport and a visa, if necessary, to go to non-Schengen area countries, depending on the destination country. Usually, passengers have to get a valid visa issued before departure before going to Russia, Belarus, Ukraine and Israel.  

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You can purchase flight tickets at the offices of the airlines operating at the airport in the departures terminal.

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You should first contact the airline, which you chose to travel with. For further information on pet transportation please call the State Food and Veterinary Service at +370 52739042. Also read the regulations on pet transportation at: www.vmvt.lt.

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Here you can find all the necessary information on the transportation of animal and plant products, dietary supplements, etc. by air: www.vmvt.lt.

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The airport customs office provides a 24-hour service in the departures terminal, on the left side, in front of the passenger check post. If you cannot find a customs employee on site, ask the aviation security officer for assistance.

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You can take small amounts of prescription and over-the-counter medicines for personal use, such as painkillers, medication for fever, digestive disorders, malaria, contraceptive pills, etc., in your hand luggage. We recommend you to take a prescription or a medication passport for prescription medicines. Insulin is considered a vital liquid drug, thus, the 100 ml limitation for liquids allowed as hand luggage is not applied. Please contact the airport customs with regard to the transportation of medicines as hand or checked baggage in advance by dialling +370 5 2330317.

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The amount of alcohol and tobacco products purchased or carried for personal use is not restricted while travelling within the EU. Each country may set its restrictions on the amount of tobacco products and alcoholic beverages for personal use. It is highly recommended to contact the airport customs with regard to this issue: Departures tel. (+370 5) 2330317, Arrivals tel. (+370 5) 2306117.

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A passenger may bring cooler bag onto the aircraft, however, cooling elements/cold packs, which contain liquid (turns to ice when refrigerated) and can be in hard or liquid form, are subject to prohibited liquids requirements:

  • cooling elements/cold packs no larger than 100 ml should be placed into re-sealable, transparent plastic bag of 1 litre capacity together with other small liquid quantities. It can be carried inside the hand luggage.   
  • cooling elements/cold packs larger than 100 ml are prohibited from carrying inside the hand luggage. 

This explanation is valid for cooler bags only and not for transporting mobile fridges.  

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  Electronic cigarettes   IQOS-type cigarettes  
     

Any electronic cigarettes (including those that evaporate or heat e-liquids, tobacco) allowed to be carried only in hand luggage. They are not allowed to carry them in checked baggage. During the flight, the electric cigarettes must be protected from unintentional switching on, and it is prohibited for the passenger to load during flight. The power of an electronic cigarette battery may not exceed 100 Wh.

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You cannot leave your baggage at the airport unattended. It might be taken by the aviation security officer for examination. If you have too much baggage and you wish to leave it at the airport, you can use a paid baggage storage service Pack&Fly. Get more information about baggage transportation and storage at www.vno.lt

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Sparklers are prohibited in both hand luggage and checked baggage.

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Yes, you can.

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Yes, you can.

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Yes, you can.

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Yes, you can.

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Yes, you can, if the part has not been used as a vehicle fuel system component (it was not in contact with combustible materials, e.g. fuel, grease, oil).

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Yes, you can.

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Yes, you can.

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No, they are not permitted.

Carry-on luggage can contain no more than two such devices with power between 100 and 160 Wh. The capacity of a single device cannot exceed 160 Wh. In the event were the capacity of a device exceeds 100 Wh, its transportation shall be coordinated with the air carrier. Devices with the capacity exceeding 160 Wh are prohibited on airplanes.

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A passenger may carry syringes with needles, insulin pens, an insulin pump or other diabetes equipment in their cabin baggage, when also carrying insulin. A passenger may carry liquid insulin in quantities larger than 100 ml in their cabin baggage and hold baggage. Diabetes equipment and insulin must be removed from cabin baggage beforehand and presented separately to the aviation security officer for inspection. We recommend that you pack all of these items in a transparent plastic bag and store them in your cabin baggage so that you can quickly remove these items and show them to the aviation security officer. Remove the insulin and syringes, and place them in the tray for X-ray screening (screening insulin with an X-ray device is safe, but the passenger also has the right to request a different kind of inspection).

A passenger carrying a non-removable insulin pump should warn the aviation security officer in advance that they have one. Aviation security officers will check the passenger and the insulin pump with aviation security equipment and manually.

 

When transporting needles, insulin pens, insulin pumps or other diabetes equipment, it is not required to present the aviation security personnel with a medical certificate that the passenger has diabetes and needs to inject insulin.

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You cannot leave your baggage at the airport unattended. It might be taken by the aviation security officer for examination. If you have too much baggage and you wish to leave it at the airport, you can use a paid baggage storage service Pack&Fly. Get more information about baggage transportation and storage at www.vno.lt

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Sparklers are prohibited in both hand luggage and checked baggage.

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Yes, you can, but only after you remove cutting blades from it.

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It is not allowed to carry toy guns in hand luggage but you can bring them in checked baggage.

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It is forbidden to carry lighter fluid and liquid gas cartridges by air transport.

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You can carry a box of regular matches or a regular lighter on your person only (e.g. in your pocket, not your hand luggage or bag). You can bring a Zippo lighter on your person only if the fluid in it is absorbed, i.e. there is a wick in the lighter.

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Tradesman's tools can be carried in hand luggage if their blade or shaft is not longer than 6 cm. You can bring tradesman's tools with any blade or shaft in checked baggage.

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You can carry a knife in your hand luggage if its blade is not longer than 6 cm, it unfolds easily (it does not open automatically) and it is not sharpened on both ends.

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It is not allowed to bring weights in hand luggage but you can carry them in your checked baggage.

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Legal acts do not provide for a specific amount of injection medicine which a passenger can carry in hand luggage but aviation security staff will only allow such amount onboard which is required for the entire trip (the remaining medicine should be put into checked baggage). A passenger must evaluate how much medicine will be required during the trip and provide an aviation security officer with a logical explanation, e.g. a passenger is flying from Lithuania to London (an aviation security officer sees it in the boarding pass presented at the airport) but the passenger will further fly from London to Beijing; therefore, when carrying a larger amount of medicine the passenger must present a proof of a longer trip to the aviation security officer, i.e. a boarding pass for the flight London - Beijing, etc.

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There are no restrictions for solid medicines (e.g. tablets, powder medicines) in your hand luggage. Liquid medicines can be carried in hand luggage in containers not exceeding 100 ml. You can take as many containers as you can fit into a 1 litre resealable plastic bag (you can put liquid cosmetics, contact lens solution, cough medications, etc. into it). You are allowed to carry liquid medicines exceeding 100 ml in your hand luggage when the medicines are required for your trip and are prescribed (a passenger must present a prescription indicating the name of medicine and the surname of the passenger to whom the medicine has been prescribed to an aviation security officer). You have to take out liquid medicines exceeding 100 ml from your hand luggage before security screening and show them to an aviation security officer.

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It is not allowed to carry jam or pickled vegetables in hand luggage because these products are considered liquids.

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It is not allowed to carry canned foods kept in liquid.

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Yes, you can, if the part has not been used as a vehicle fuel system component (it was not in contact with combustible substances, e.g. fuel, grease, oil). Please contact Aviation security division by phone +370 611 40747 for specific details of the shipment

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Legal acts do not provide for a specific amount of infant food which a passenger may carry in hand luggage. You can take as much food as it is required for the entire trip (the remaining part should be kept in checked baggage). Aviation security staff are entitled not to allow the carriage of excessive amount in case it is considered that there is more liquid food than required for the trip.  

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There are no restrictions for medicines. Liquid medicines are subject to relevant aviation security screening procedures. You have to justify the need for and quantity of medicines to be used during your trip, i.e., aviation security officers are entitled to prohibit carrying liquid medicines in your hand luggage, if their quantity exceeds to the one required for the planned duration of the trip.

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The 100 ml restriction does not apply to medicines (liquids). Medicines are evaluated based on the “life or death” criterion. For instance, contact lens solution is not a vital liquid, thus you should have no more than 100 ml of it. Insulin, liquid injection medicines in ampoules, liquid cough medicines, etc., may exceed 100 ml. You are allowed to carry as much medicines as required not only for your flight but for the entire trip (i.e., to the final destination).

Each case of carrying medicines may be different; thus, the situation is assessed based on the criteria of reasonableness.

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Medicines (liquids) do not have to be packed in a 1 litre plastic bag. You have to take them out from your hand luggage and provide them to be screened separately.

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No, it is not required, but we recommend having a prescription copy with you, if possible. A passenger may need to explain an aviation security officer that liquid medicine is carried in hand luggage is vitally important.  

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Carrying pate in hand luggage is prohibited, but you can put it in your checked baggage.

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It is prohibited to bring honey of any consistency in your hand luggage if the honey exceeds 100 ml. 

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Carrying butter in hand luggage is prohibited, but you can put it in your checked baggage.

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You can take a drone in hand luggage, if the battery capacity does not exceed 100 Wh. If the drone battery capacity is higher, i.e., from100 Wh to 160 Wh, the carriage must be approved by the airline. If the drone battery capacity exceeds 160 Wh, the carriage is prohibited both in hand luggage and checked baggage.

You can have maximum 20 electronic devices with lithium batteries, including power banks in your hand luggage.

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Solid foods can be carried in both hand luggage and checked baggage. All liquids (e.g. yoghurt, juice) carried in hand luggage must be in containers not exceeding 100 ml. All liquids must be placed into a single 1 l bag. All liquids (excluding medicines, baby food and liquids in safe disposable bags) which exceed 100 ml must be carried in checked baggage.

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Substances or products in the form of liquids, aerosols or gels, i.e. pastes, lotions, liquid/solid mixtures, the contents of pressurised containers, e.g. toothpaste, hair gel, shampoo, drinks (water, juice, lemonade and other beverages), soups, mayonnaise, yoghurt, syrups, perfume, shaving foam and other similar products are considered liquids.

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A 1 litre resealable plastic bag should not be bigger than 16 x 24 cm.

 

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You can have containers, including cosmetics, the volume of which does not exceed 100 ml in your hand luggage; all containers have to fit in a single 1 l resealable plastic bag. Look for plastic bags at check-in desks at the airport's terminal or next to a passenger check post.

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Yes, carry-on luggage can contain no more than 20 such devices. The capacity of a single device cannot exceed 160 Wh. In cases where the capacity of a device exceeds 100 Wh, its transportation shall be coordinated with the air carrier. In casese where the power of the device is between 100 and 160 Wh, 2 such devices may be carried, and carriage must be coordinated with the air carrier. Devices with the capacity exceeding 160 Wh are prohibited on airplanes.

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Tell the aviation security staff that you have an artificial limb before the screening procedure. Depending on the type of your artificial limb (e.g. the amount of metal in it), the aviation security staff will either screen you by means of a walk-through metal detector and/or manually as well as a drug and explosive detector. It is recommended to have a doctor's note but it is not required in Lithuania. In any case, you may ask the aviation security staff to check you in the thorough examination room in the absence of other passengers.

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The manufacturers of walk-through metal detectors guarantee that their equipment does not interfere with the function of a pacemaker. Nevertheless, a passenger has a right to ask the aviation security officer not to be screened by a walk-through metal detector. Usually, in such a case a passenger is checked manually.

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It is recommended to have a doctor's note but it is not required in Lithuania. If you cause a walk-through metal detector to alarm, tell the aviation security officer about the metal implant and indicate the place where you have it, and aviation security staff will check you manually.  In any case, you may ask aviation security staff to check you in the thorough examination room in the absence of other passengers.

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We recommend you to contact the embassy of your country of departure in Lithuania or a neighbouring country if there is no such embassy in Lithuania. You can also call the airport customs at (+370 5) 2151370.

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If a minor is travelling with one parent, only his or her personal identity document is required. A written parental consent of another parent is unnecessary. If the family name of the minor is different from the family name of the accompanying parent, the Border Inspection of the Republic of Lithuania may ask for the birth certificate of the minor. If a minor is going with a personal attendant, a minor is required to have a personal identity document as well as a written consent of one of the parents or a foster-parent on the child's travelling with a personal attendant and a copy of it. The authenticity of the signature in the consent has to be approved by a notary or an official of the Embassy of the Republic of Lithuania or the consular institution or a senior local government official.

Please call the Border Inspection of the Republic of Lithuania to get more information on a minor travelling abroad alone or with an accompanying person in advance at +370 5 2151370.

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Contact your bank to block the lost card immediately. If you left your card in the multi-bank ATM, call +370 5 236 1361. If you left your card in the ATM of some specific bank, contact the bank directly.

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Yes. Free WI-FI “Invest Lithuania Free WiFi” is available at the airport. Your smart devices may use it for 6 hours per day.

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Yes. “Camelia” pharmacy is located in the Arrivals Hall of Vilnius Airport. The working hours are 8.00 a.m. - 8.00 p.m.

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Yes, you are welcome to stay at AirInn hotel. For more information on the hotel, please read here.

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Yes, these services are provided by Pack&Fly customer service area located in the general Departures Hall, in front of the aviation security screening area. For more information on the services, please read here.

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You can find all the necessary information on the shops, cafés and other service providers at the airport at http://www.vno.lt.

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You can pay by card in all sales points at the airport.

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If your baggage or belongings went missing during the trip, you should contact your airline.

You can also contact ground handling companies:

  • Baltic Ground Services (BGS): phone +370 5 2525005, mobile +370 610 75212, e-mail: .
  • Litcargus: phone +370 5 2105344, mobile +370 614 12881, e-mail: .
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You should first go to the aviation security officer or call +370 611 40747.

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