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DRS Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: DRS / EDDC
Airport Names:
  1. Dresden Airport
  2. Flughafen Dresden
Location: Dresden, Germany
GPS Coordinates: 51°8'3"N by 13°46'5"E
Area Served: Dresden, Germany
Airport Type: Public
Elevation: 754 feet (230 meters)
# of Runways: 1
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Facts about Dresden Airport (DRS):

  • The airport was opened to commercial traffic on 11 July 1935.
  • Because of Dresden Airport's relatively low elevation of 754 feet, planes can take off or land at Dresden Airport at a lower air speed than at airports located at a higher elevation. This is because the air density is higher closer to sea level than it would otherwise be at higher elevations.
  • In 2008, 1,860,364 passengers passed through the airport, an increase of 0.3% over the previous year and a record for the airport.
  • The airport consists of one modern passenger terminal building that features several shops, restaurants and service agencies as well as seven aircraft parking positions equipped with jet bridges and some additional apron stands for mid-sized aircraft such as the Airbus A320.
  • The furthest airport from Dresden Airport (DRS) is Chatham Islands (CHT), which is located 11,742 miles (18,897 kilometers) away in Waitangi, Chatham Islands, New Zealand.
  • Dresden Airport (DRS) currently has only 1 runway.
  • The airport features a multi-storey car park with approximately 1,500 spaces, connected to the terminal building by a glass-covered pedestrian bridge.
  • The closest airport to Dresden Airport (DRS) is Leipzig–Altenburg Airport (AOC), which is located 56 miles (90 kilometers) W of DRS.
  • In addition to being known as "Dresden Airport", another name for DRS is "Flughafen Dresden".

Map of Nearest Airports from Dresden Airport:

List of Nearest Airports from Dresden Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
155.66 miles (89.57 km) WLeipzig–Altenburg Airport (AOC)Altenburg, Thuringia, GermanyView Leipzig–Altenburg Airport on a map View satellite image of Leipzig–Altenburg Airport Set AOC as destination Airport Get more information about Leipzig–Altenburg Airport
261.64 miles (99.21 km) NNECottbus-Drewitz Airport (CBU)Cottbus, Brandenburg, GermanyView Cottbus-Drewitz Airport on a map View satellite image of Cottbus-Drewitz Airport Set CBU as destination Airport Get more information about Cottbus-Drewitz Airport
369.12 miles (111.23 km) SSEVodochody Airport (VOD)Vodochody, Czech republicView Vodochody Airport on a map View satellite image of Vodochody Airport Set VOD as destination Airport Get more information about Vodochody Airport
469.15 miles (111.29 km) WNWLeipzig/Halle Airport (LEJ)Leipzig, GermanyView Leipzig/Halle Airport on a map View satellite image of Leipzig/Halle Airport Set LEJ as destination Airport Get more information about Leipzig/Halle Airport
574.41 miles (119.75 km) SSWKarlovy Vary Airport (KLV)Karlovy Vary, Czech RepublicView Karlovy Vary Airport on a map View satellite image of Karlovy Vary Airport Set KLV as destination Airport Get more information about Karlovy Vary Airport
674.60 miles (120.06 km) SSEPrague Vaclav Havel Airport (PRG)Prague, Czech RepublicView Prague Vaclav Havel Airport on a map View satellite image of Prague Vaclav Havel Airport Set PRG as destination Airport Get more information about Prague Vaclav Havel Airport
786.61 miles (139.39 km) NBerlin Schönefeld Airport (SXF)Berlin, GermanyView Berlin Schönefeld Airport on a map View satellite image of Berlin Schönefeld Airport Set SXF as destination Airport Get more information about Berlin Schönefeld Airport
893.84 miles (151.02 km) NBerlin Tempelhof Airport (THF)Berlin, GermanyView Berlin Tempelhof Airport on a map View satellite image of Berlin Tempelhof Airport Set THF as destination Airport Get more information about Berlin Tempelhof Airport
995.36 miles (153.47 km) SSWMariánské Lázně Airport (MKA)Mariánské Lázně, Czech RepublicView Mariánské Lázně Airport on a map View satellite image of Mariánské Lázně Airport Set MKA as destination Airport Get more information about Mariánské Lázně Airport
1096.42 miles (155.17 km) NNWRoyal Air Force Station Gatow (GWW)Berlin, GermanyView Royal Air Force Station Gatow on a map View satellite image of Royal Air Force Station Gatow Set GWW as destination Airport Get more information about Royal Air Force Station Gatow
11100.59 miles (161.88 km) NNWBerlin Tegel Airport (TXL)Tegel / Berlin, GermanyView Berlin Tegel Airport on a map View satellite image of Berlin Tegel Airport Set TXL as destination Airport Get more information about Berlin Tegel Airport
12101.97 miles (164.11 km) SWHof–Plauen Airport (HOQ)Hof, Bavaria, GermanyView Hof–Plauen Airport on a map View satellite image of Hof–Plauen Airport Set HOQ as destination Airport Get more information about Hof–Plauen Airport
13111.33 miles (179.17 km) NEZielona Góra-Babimost Airport (IEG)Zielona Góra, PolandView Zielona Góra-Babimost Airport on a map View satellite image of Zielona Góra-Babimost Airport Set IEG as destination Airport Get more information about Zielona Góra-Babimost Airport
14112.69 miles (181.36 km) WNWMagdeburg–Cochstedt Airport (CSO)Magdeburg, GermanyView Magdeburg–Cochstedt Airport on a map View satellite image of Magdeburg–Cochstedt Airport Set CSO as destination Airport Get more information about Magdeburg–Cochstedt Airport
15116.08 miles (186.82 km) SEPardubice Airport (PED)Pardubice, Czech RepublicView Pardubice Airport on a map View satellite image of Pardubice Airport Set PED as destination Airport Get more information about Pardubice Airport

Map of Furthest Airports from Dresden Airport:

List of Furthest Airports from Dresden Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
111,742.23 miles (18,897.25 km) SEChatham Islands (CHT)Waitangi, Chatham Islands, New ZealandView Chatham Islands on a map View satellite image of Chatham Islands Set CHT as destination Airport Get more information about Chatham Islands
211,324.52 miles (18,225.01 km) ESEHood Aerodrome (MRO)Masterton, New ZealandView Hood Aerodrome on a map View satellite image of Hood Aerodrome Set MRO as destination Airport Get more information about Hood Aerodrome
311,316.14 miles (18,211.52 km) ESEChristchurch International Airport (CHC)Christchurch, New ZealandView Christchurch International Airport on a map View satellite image of Christchurch International Airport Set CHC as destination Airport Get more information about Christchurch International Airport
411,314.38 miles (18,208.69 km) ESEKaikoura Aerodrome (KBZ)Kaikoura, New ZealandView Kaikoura Aerodrome on a map View satellite image of Kaikoura Aerodrome Set KBZ as destination Airport Get more information about Kaikoura Aerodrome
511,311.49 miles (18,204.04 km) ESEOamaru Airport (OAM)Oamaru, North Otago, New ZealandView Oamaru Airport on a map View satellite image of Oamaru Airport Set OAM as destination Airport Get more information about Oamaru Airport
611,310.69 miles (18,202.75 km) ESEWellington International Airport (WLG)Wellington, New ZealandView Wellington International Airport on a map View satellite image of Wellington International Airport Set WLG as destination Airport Get more information about Wellington International Airport
711,305.75 miles (18,194.79 km) EDunedin International Airport (DUD)Dunedin, Otago, New ZealandView Dunedin International Airport on a map View satellite image of Dunedin International Airport Set DUD as destination Airport Get more information about Dunedin International Airport
811,302.21 miles (18,189.09 km) ESEAshburton Aerodrome (ASG)Ashburton, New ZealandView Ashburton Aerodrome on a map View satellite image of Ashburton Aerodrome Set ASG as destination Airport Get more information about Ashburton Aerodrome
911,297.29 miles (18,181.18 km) ESEKapiti Coast Airport (PPQ)Paraparaumu Beach, New ZealandView Kapiti Coast Airport on a map View satellite image of Kapiti Coast Airport Set PPQ as destination Airport Get more information about Kapiti Coast Airport
1011,293.53 miles (18,175.13 km) ESERichard Pearse Airport (Timaru Airport) (TIU)Timaru, New ZealandView Richard Pearse Airport (Timaru Airport) on a map View satellite image of Richard Pearse Airport (Timaru Airport) Set TIU as destination Airport Get more information about Richard Pearse Airport (Timaru Airport)
1111,291.40 miles (18,171.70 km) ESEPalmerston North Airport (PMR)Palmerston North, New ZealandView Palmerston North Airport on a map View satellite image of Palmerston North Airport Set PMR as destination Airport Get more information about Palmerston North Airport
1211,291.36 miles (18,171.64 km) SEHawke's Bay Airport (NPE)Napier, New ZealandView Hawke's Bay Airport on a map View satellite image of Hawke's Bay Airport Set NPE as destination Airport Get more information about Hawke's Bay Airport
1311,284.24 miles (18,160.18 km) SEGisborne Airport (GIS)Gisborne, New ZealandView Gisborne Airport on a map View satellite image of Gisborne Airport Set GIS as destination Airport Get more information about Gisborne Airport
1411,284.02 miles (18,159.82 km) ESEWoodbourne Airport (BHE)Blenheim, New ZealandView Woodbourne Airport on a map View satellite image of Woodbourne Airport Set BHE as destination Airport Get more information about Woodbourne Airport
1511,251.96 miles (18,108.23 km) ESEWanganui Airport (WAG)Wanganui, New ZealandView Wanganui Airport on a map View satellite image of Wanganui Airport Set WAG as destination Airport Get more information about Wanganui Airport