Strasbourg International Airport

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Strasbourg International Airport
Aéroport International de Strasbourg
Strasbourg-Enzheim Aéroport.JPG
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
Alsace region in France
Alsace region in France
LFST is located in Alsace
Airport in Alsace region
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.

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.[3]

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
Czech Airlines Prague
easyJet London-Gatwick
HOP! Amsterdam, Bordeaux, Lille, Lyon, Marseille, Montpellier, Nantes, Paris-Orly, Rome-Fiumicino[4]
Seasonal: Ajaccio, Calvi, Figari
operated by Air Nostrum
Royal Air Maroc Casablanca
Ryanair Porto[5]
Seasonal: London-Stansted[6]
SunExpress Izmir
Tassili Airlines Algiers[7] France Marrakesh[8]
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.[9]

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.


External links[edit]

Media related to Strasbourg International Airport at Wikimedia Commons