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DUS Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: DUS / EDDL
Airport Names:
  1. Düsseldorf Airport
  2. Flughafen Düsseldorf
Location: Düsseldorf, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
GPS Coordinates: 51°17'21"N by 6°46'0"E
Area Served: Düsseldorf, Germany
Operator/Owner: Flughafen Düsseldorf GmbH
Airport Type: Public
Elevation: 147 feet (45 meters)
# of Runways: 2
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Facts about Düsseldorf Airport (DUS):

  • Jet Aviation operates a small terminal solely for private and corporate customers.
  • In 1964 planning began for the construction of a new terminal, with capacity for 1.4 million passengers, and in 1969 the main runway was lengthened to 3000 metres.
  • Düsseldorf Airport handled 20,830,000 passengers last year.
  • Terminal B was opened in 1973 and has 11 gates used mainly for domestic and EU-flights by Air Berlin and SkyTeam and Oneworld members.
  • Düsseldorf Airport (DUS) has 2 runways.
  • Düsseldorf Airport is the international airport of Düsseldorf, the capital of the German state North Rhine-Westphalia.
  • With 18.99 million passengers passing through in 2010, the airport was the third busiest in Germany, after Frankfurt Airport and Munich Airport, and was the 20th busiest airport in Europe.
  • In addition to being known as "Düsseldorf Airport", another name for DUS is "Flughafen Düsseldorf".
  • Terminal C was opened in 1986 and has 8 gates used exclusively for non-Schengen-flights by non-Star Alliance airlines.
  • The closest airport to Düsseldorf Airport (DUS) is Düsseldorf Mönchengladbach Airport (MGL), which is located only 12 miles (19 kilometers) WSW of DUS.
  • The furthest airport from Düsseldorf Airport (DUS) is Chatham Islands (CHT), which is located 11,899 miles (19,149 kilometers) away in Waitangi, Chatham Islands, New Zealand.
  • The first aviation event in the area was the landing of Zeppelin LZ3 on 19 September 1909 about 3 kilometres south of the present airport.
  • Because of Düsseldorf Airport's relatively low elevation of 147 feet, planes can take off or land at Düsseldorf 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 March 2013 the Airport received a new corporate design and dropped the phrase International from its official name.

Map of Nearest Airports from Düsseldorf Airport:

List of Nearest Airports from Düsseldorf Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
112.05 miles (19.40 km) WSWDüsseldorf Mönchengladbach Airport (MGL)Mönchengladbach, GermanyView Düsseldorf Mönchengladbach Airport on a map Set MGL as destination Airport Get more information about Düsseldorf Mönchengladbach Airport
233.51 miles (53.94 km) SSECologne/Bonn Airport (CGN)Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, GermanyView Cologne/Bonn Airport on a map Set CGN as destination Airport Get more information about Cologne/Bonn Airport
334.51 miles (55.54 km) NWWeeze Airport (NRN)Weeze, Niederrhein, GermanyView Weeze Airport on a map Set NRN as destination Airport Get more information about Weeze Airport
438.75 miles (62.36 km) SWNATO Air Base Geilenkirchen E–3A Component (GKE)Geilenkirchen, North Rhine-Westphalia, GermanyView NATO Air Base Geilenkirchen E–3A Component on a map Set GKE as destination Airport Get more information about NATO Air Base Geilenkirchen E–3A Component
539.73 miles (63.94 km) ENEDortmund Airport (DTM)Dortmund, North Rhine-Westphalia, GermanyView Dortmund Airport on a map Set DTM as destination Airport Get more information about Dortmund Airport
640.89 miles (65.81 km) SWMerzbrück Airfield (AAH)Aachen, GermanyView Merzbrück Airfield on a map Set AAH as destination Airport Get more information about Merzbrück Airfield
750.10 miles (80.63 km) WSWMaastricht Aachen Airport (MST)Maastricht, Limburg, NetherlandsView Maastricht Aachen Airport on a map Set MST as destination Airport Get more information about Maastricht Aachen Airport
852.81 miles (85.00 km) WNWVolkel Air Base (UDE)Uden, Noord-Brabant, NetherlandsView Volkel Air Base on a map Set UDE as destination Airport Get more information about Volkel Air Base
961.07 miles (98.28 km) WEindhoven Airport (EIN)Eindhoven, NetherlandsView Eindhoven Airport on a map Set EIN as destination Airport Get more information about Eindhoven Airport
1068.35 miles (110.00 km) NEnschede Airport Twente (ENS)Enschede, NetherlandsView Enschede Airport Twente on a map Set ENS as destination Airport Get more information about Enschede Airport Twente
1169.94 miles (112.55 km) SESiegerland Airport (SGE)Burbach, GermanyView Siegerland Airport on a map Set SGE as destination Airport Get more information about Siegerland Airport
1270.50 miles (113.46 km) NNEMünster Osnabrück International Airport (FMO)Greven, North Rhine-Westphalia, GermanyView Münster Osnabrück International Airport on a map Set FMO as destination Airport Get more information about Münster Osnabrück International Airport
1373.11 miles (117.66 km) SWLiège Airport (LGG)Liège, Wallonia, BelgiumView Liège Airport on a map Set LGG as destination Airport Get more information about Liège Airport
1474.15 miles (119.34 km) NNERheine-Bentlage Air Base (ZPQ)Rhine, GermanyView Rheine-Bentlage Air Base on a map Set ZPQ as destination Airport Get more information about Rheine-Bentlage Air Base
1579.35 miles (127.70 km) NERAF Gütersloh (GUT)Gütersloh, North Rhine-Westphalia, GermanyView RAF Gütersloh on a map Set GUT as destination Airport Get more information about RAF Gütersloh

Map of Furthest Airports from Düsseldorf Airport:

List of Furthest Airports from Düsseldorf Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
111,898.73 miles (19,149.11 km) SSEChatham Islands (CHT)Waitangi, Chatham Islands, New ZealandView Chatham Islands on a map Set CHT as destination Airport Get more information about Chatham Islands
211,596.64 miles (18,662.94 km) ESEDunedin International Airport (DUD)Dunedin, Otago, New ZealandView Dunedin International Airport on a map Set DUD as destination Airport Get more information about Dunedin International Airport
311,594.46 miles (18,659.43 km) ESEOamaru Airport (OAM)Oamaru, North Otago, New ZealandView Oamaru Airport on a map Set OAM as destination Airport Get more information about Oamaru Airport
411,582.72 miles (18,640.54 km) ESEChristchurch International Airport (CHC)Christchurch, New ZealandView Christchurch International Airport on a map Set CHC as destination Airport Get more information about Christchurch International Airport
511,575.21 miles (18,628.45 km) ESEAshburton Aerodrome (ASG)Ashburton, New ZealandView Ashburton Aerodrome on a map Set ASG as destination Airport Get more information about Ashburton Aerodrome
611,571.57 miles (18,622.58 km) ESERichard Pearse Airport (Timaru Airport) (TIU)Timaru, New ZealandView Richard Pearse Airport (Timaru Airport) on a map Set TIU as destination Airport Get more information about Richard Pearse Airport (Timaru Airport)
711,566.36 miles (18,614.20 km) SEKaikoura Aerodrome (KBZ)Kaikoura, New ZealandView Kaikoura Aerodrome on a map Set KBZ as destination Airport Get more information about Kaikoura Aerodrome
811,548.92 miles (18,586.14 km) SEHood Aerodrome (MRO)Masterton, New ZealandView Hood Aerodrome on a map Set MRO as destination Airport Get more information about Hood Aerodrome
911,544.85 miles (18,579.60 km) SEWellington International Airport (WLG)Wellington, New ZealandView Wellington International Airport on a map Set WLG as destination Airport Get more information about Wellington International Airport
1011,542.51 miles (18,575.82 km) ESERyan's Creek Aerodrome (SZS)Stewart Island, New ZealandView Ryan's Creek Aerodrome on a map Set SZS as destination Airport Get more information about Ryan's Creek Aerodrome
1111,536.19 miles (18,565.65 km) ESEAlexandra Aerodrome (ALR)Alexandra, New ZealandView Alexandra Aerodrome on a map Set ALR as destination Airport Get more information about Alexandra Aerodrome
1211,535.72 miles (18,564.90 km) ESEInvercargill Airport (IVC)Invercargill, New ZealandView Invercargill Airport on a map Set IVC as destination Airport Get more information about Invercargill Airport
1311,526.56 miles (18,550.15 km) SEWoodbourne Airport (BHE)Blenheim, New ZealandView Woodbourne Airport on a map Set BHE as destination Airport Get more information about Woodbourne Airport
1411,526.33 miles (18,549.78 km) SEKapiti Coast Airport (PPQ)Paraparaumu Beach, New ZealandView Kapiti Coast Airport on a map Set PPQ as destination Airport Get more information about Kapiti Coast Airport
1511,512.13 miles (18,526.93 km) ESEGlentanner Aerodrome (GTN)Mount Cook, New ZealandView Glentanner Aerodrome on a map Set GTN as destination Airport Get more information about Glentanner Aerodrome