Leipzig-Altenburg Airport

Leipzig-Altenburg Airport

Leipzig-Altenburg Airport, until February 2008 known as Altenburg-Nobitz Airport 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

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.

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