Leipzig-Altenburg Airport

Leipzig-Altenburg Airport

Infobox Airport
name = Leipzig-Altenburg Airport
nativename = Leipzig-Altenburg Airport
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type = Public
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operator = Flugplatz Altenburg-Nobitz GmbH
city-served = Altenburg
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elevation-f = 639.7
elevation-m = 195
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r1-number = 04/22
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r1-surface = Paved
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Leipzig-Altenburg Airport, until February 2008 known as Altenburg-Nobitz Airport Airport codes|AOC|EDAC is a German regional airport 6 km (3.73 miles) southeast of Altenburg and 42 km (26.1 miles) south of Leipzig in the state of Thuringia. It is the 2nd-largest airport in Thuringia. In 2007, it served almost 140,000 passengers.


The Airport was built in 1913. Leipzig-Altenburg was a Russian military airport from 1945 until 1992. The newly founded Flugplatz Altenburg-Nobitz GmbH took over the airport in 1992. The first charter flight took place in 1996 to Malta.

Airlines and destinations

*Ryanair (Girona, London-Stansted)

Ground transportation

A shuttle bus operates from Leipzig Main Station to the airport. The journey takes around 1 hour 15 minutes and costs €12 one way. The bus times are scheduled to coincide with the times of the flights. The same bus service also connects the town of Altenburg with the airport.

External links

* [http://www.leipzig-altenburg-airport.de/ Leipzig-Altenburg Airport]
* [http://www.flugwelt-altenburg-nobitz.de/ Airport-Museum]

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