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Bindlacher Berg Airport (IATA: BYU, ICAO: EDQD), or Verkehrslandeplatz Bayreuth in German, is a regional airport in Bindlach, Bavaria 5 km northeast of the city of Bayreuth.
German Luftwaffe built this airport in 1936.
In 1992, Nürnberger Flugdienst offered scheduled flights to Frankfurt. From 1998 to 2001, this route was served by Augsburg Airways as part of the Team Lufthansa franchise. Since those flights ended, Bayreuth is left without any commercial traffic.
Bindlacher Berg Airport was host to the World Gliding championship in 1999.
Airlines and destinations
There are no scheduled operations to and from Bindlacher Berg Airport. From 1986 until 2001 there used to be scheduled services from Bayreuth to Frankfurt Airport via Hof-Plauen Airport operated by Nürnberger Flugdienst and later Augsburg Airways on behalf of Team Lufthansa.
Ground transportation is provided by nearby autobahn A9 and A70. It is 5 km northeast of Bayreuth.