Strasbourg International Airport

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Strasbourg International Airport
Aéroport International de Strasbourg
Strasbourg-Enzheim Aéroport.JPG
IATA: SXBICAO: LFST
Summary
Airport type Public
Operator CCI de Strasbourg et du Bas Rhin
Serves Strasbourg, France
Location Entzheim
Elevation AMSL 505 ft / 154 m
Coordinates 48°32′31″N 07°38′04″E / 48.54194°N 7.63444°E / 48.54194; 7.63444Coordinates: 48°32′31″N 07°38′04″E / 48.54194°N 7.63444°E / 48.54194; 7.63444
Website strasbourg.aeroport.fr
Maps
Alsace region in France
Alsace region in France
LFST is located in Alsace
LFST
LFST
Airport in Alsace region
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
05/23 2,400 7,874 Asphalt
Source: French AIP[1]

Strasbourg International Airport (French: Aéroport International de Strasbourg) (IATA: SXBICAO: LFST) is an airport located in Entzheim and 10km (6.2 miles) west-southwest of Strasbourg,[1] both communes of the Bas-Rhin département in the Alsace région of France. The number of passengers for 2013 was listed at 1,181,149.[2]

Impact of the TGV[edit]

After the opening of the new LGV Est high-speed rail line from Paris to Strasbourg, there was a reduction in plane usage, but since 2011, traffic at the airport has grown. However, by 2016 the time needed by rail between Paris and Strasbourg will be further reduced down to 1:48 as the second phase of the high-speed line will be inaugurated.[3]

Air France ceased to operate the route between Strasbourg and Paris-Charles de Gaulle on 2 April 2013, transferring passengers onto rail services operated as tgvair.[4]

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Airlines Destinations
Aegean Airlines Athens
Air Méditerranée Seasonal: Tel Aviv-Ben Gurion
Air France Amsterdam, Nice, Toulouse
Brussels Airlines
operated by Flybe
Brussels
Czech Airlines Prague
easyJet London-Gatwick
HOP! Amsterdam, Bordeaux, Lille, Lyon, Marseille, Montpellier, Nantes, Paris-Orly, Rome-Fiumicino[5]
Seasonal: Ajaccio, Calvi, Figari
Iberia
operated by Air Nostrum
Madrid
Royal Air Maroc Casablanca
Ryanair Porto[6]
Seasonal: London-Stansted[7]
SunExpress Izmir
Tassili Airlines Algiers[8]
Transavia.com France Marrakesh[9]
Tunisair Djerba, Tunis
Volotea Bordeaux, Montpellier, Nantes, Palermo, Marseille
Seasonal: Ajaccio, Bastia, Biarritz, Toulon

Ground transportation[edit]

The airport is served by a shuttle train every 15 minutes. The shuttle train's airport railway station Entzheim-Aéroport is linked to the terminal by a covered walkway. The train takes nine minutes to reach Strasbourg railway station. A multi-modal ticket valid on the TER Aéroport and the Strasbourg Tram to any point in the CUS is 3.60 Euro, a ticket for the train only is 2.50 Euro.[10]

Accidents and incidents[edit]

  • Air Inter Flight 148, a flight inbound from Lyon, France crashed while circling to land on Strasbourg's runway 05, killing 87 people.

References[edit]

External links[edit]

Media related to Strasbourg International Airport at Wikimedia Commons