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LEJ Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: LEJ / EDDP
Airport Names:
  1. Leipzig/Halle Airport
  2. Flughafen Leipzig/Halle
Location: Leipzig, Germany
GPS Coordinates: 51°25'26"N by 12°14'11"E
Area Served: Leipzig and Halle
Operator/Owner: Mitteldeutsche Airport Holding AG
Airport Type: Public
Elevation: 470 feet (143 meters)
# of Runways: 2
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Facts about Leipzig/Halle Airport (LEJ):

  • Leipzig/Halle Airport handled 2,286,151 passengers last year.
  • DHL Aviation moved its European hub from Brussels Airport to Leipzig/Halle in early 2008 and thereby increased cargo traffic.
  • Furthermore some US airlines fly to Leipzig/Halle on behalf of the US Department of Defense that engaged them to bring US Army troops to Afghanistan and Iraq.
  • Leipzig/Halle Airport (LEJ) has 2 runways.
  • In addition to being known as "Leipzig/Halle Airport", another name for LEJ is "Flughafen Leipzig/Halle".
  • Because of Leipzig/Halle Airport's relatively low elevation of 470 feet, planes can take off or land at Leipzig/Halle 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.
  • The closest airport to Leipzig/Halle Airport (LEJ) is Leipzig–Altenburg Airport (AOC), which is located 33 miles (53 kilometers) SSE of LEJ.
  • The furthest airport from Leipzig/Halle Airport (LEJ) is Chatham Islands (CHT), which is located 11,774 miles (18,948 kilometers) away in Waitangi, Chatham Islands, New Zealand.

Map of Nearest Airports from Leipzig/Halle Airport:

List of Nearest Airports from Leipzig/Halle Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
132.84 miles (52.85 km) SSELeipzig–Altenburg Airport (AOC)Altenburg, Thuringia, GermanyView Leipzig–Altenburg Airport on a map Set AOC as destination Airport Get more information about Leipzig–Altenburg Airport
246.06 miles (74.12 km) NWMagdeburg–Cochstedt Airport (CSO)Magdeburg, GermanyView Magdeburg–Cochstedt Airport on a map Set CSO as destination Airport Get more information about Magdeburg–Cochstedt Airport
363.28 miles (101.84 km) WSWErfurt–Weimar Airport (ERF)Erfurt, GermanyView Erfurt–Weimar Airport on a map Set ERF as destination Airport Get more information about Erfurt–Weimar Airport
469.15 miles (111.29 km) ESEDresden Airport (DRS)Dresden, GermanyView Dresden Airport on a map Set DRS as destination Airport Get more information about Dresden Airport
580.08 miles (128.87 km) SSWHof–Plauen Airport (HOQ)Hof, Bavaria, GermanyView Hof–Plauen Airport on a map Set HOQ as destination Airport Get more information about Hof–Plauen Airport
682.12 miles (132.15 km) NNERoyal Air Force Station Gatow (GWW)Berlin, GermanyView Royal Air Force Station Gatow on a map Set GWW as destination Airport Get more information about Royal Air Force Station Gatow
785.72 miles (137.95 km) NEBerlin Schönefeld Airport (SXF)Berlin, GermanyView Berlin Schönefeld Airport on a map Set SXF as destination Airport Get more information about Berlin Schönefeld Airport
887.88 miles (141.43 km) NEBerlin Tempelhof Airport (THF)Berlin, GermanyView Berlin Tempelhof Airport on a map Set THF as destination Airport Get more information about Berlin Tempelhof Airport
989.40 miles (143.88 km) SSEKarlovy Vary Airport (KLV)Karlovy Vary, Czech RepublicView Karlovy Vary Airport on a map Set KLV as destination Airport Get more information about Karlovy Vary Airport
1090.33 miles (145.37 km) NNEBerlin Tegel Airport (TXL)Tegel / Berlin, GermanyView Berlin Tegel Airport on a map Set TXL as destination Airport Get more information about Berlin Tegel Airport
11102.75 miles (165.36 km) SSWBindlacher Berg Airport (BYU)Bayreuth, Bavaria, GermanyView Bindlacher Berg Airport on a map Set BYU as destination Airport Get more information about Bindlacher Berg Airport
12103.51 miles (166.59 km) ENECottbus-Drewitz Airport (CBU)Cottbus, Brandenburg, GermanyView Cottbus-Drewitz Airport on a map Set CBU as destination Airport Get more information about Cottbus-Drewitz Airport
13105.88 miles (170.39 km) SSEMariánské Lázně Airport (MKA)Mariánské Lázně, Czech RepublicView Mariánské Lázně Airport on a map Set MKA as destination Airport Get more information about Mariánské Lázně Airport
14122.53 miles (197.20 km) WKassel Calden Airport (KSF)Kassel, Hesse, GermanyView Kassel Calden Airport on a map Set KSF as destination Airport Get more information about Kassel Calden Airport
15123.97 miles (199.52 km) NWCelle Air Base (ZCN)Celle, GermanyView Celle Air Base on a map Set ZCN as destination Airport Get more information about Celle Air Base

Map of Furthest Airports from Leipzig/Halle Airport:

List of Furthest Airports from Leipzig/Halle Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
111,773.92 miles (18,948.24 km) SEChatham Islands (CHT)Waitangi, Chatham Islands, New ZealandView Chatham Islands on a map Set CHT as destination Airport Get more information about Chatham Islands
211,370.41 miles (18,298.85 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
311,370.35 miles (18,298.75 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
411,368.20 miles (18,295.30 km) SEHood Aerodrome (MRO)Masterton, New ZealandView Hood Aerodrome on a map Set MRO as destination Airport Get more information about Hood Aerodrome
511,367.08 miles (18,293.50 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
611,364.84 miles (18,289.90 km) ESEKaikoura Aerodrome (KBZ)Kaikoura, New ZealandView Kaikoura Aerodrome on a map Set KBZ as destination Airport Get more information about Kaikoura Aerodrome
711,358.19 miles (18,279.19 km) ESEAshburton Aerodrome (ASG)Ashburton, New ZealandView Ashburton Aerodrome on a map Set ASG as destination Airport Get more information about Ashburton Aerodrome
811,356.70 miles (18,276.79 km) ESEWellington International Airport (WLG)Wellington, New ZealandView Wellington International Airport on a map Set WLG as destination Airport Get more information about Wellington International Airport
911,350.92 miles (18,267.49 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)
1011,341.99 miles (18,253.12 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
1111,333.60 miles (18,239.61 km) SEPalmerston North Airport (PMR)Palmerston North, New ZealandView Palmerston North Airport on a map Set PMR as destination Airport Get more information about Palmerston North Airport
1211,332.01 miles (18,237.06 km) ESEWoodbourne Airport (BHE)Blenheim, New ZealandView Woodbourne Airport on a map Set BHE as destination Airport Get more information about Woodbourne Airport
1311,329.04 miles (18,232.28 km) SEHawke's Bay Airport (NPE)Napier, New ZealandView Hawke's Bay Airport on a map Set NPE as destination Airport Get more information about Hawke's Bay Airport
1411,317.63 miles (18,213.91 km) SEGisborne Airport (GIS)Gisborne, New ZealandView Gisborne Airport on a map Set GIS as destination Airport Get more information about Gisborne Airport
1511,308.26 miles (18,198.83 km) ERyan'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