Bindlacher Berg Airport

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Bindlacher Berg Airport

Verkehrslandeplatz Bayreuth
Flughafen Bayreuth.jpeg
Summary
Airport typePublic
ServesBayreuth, Germany
LocationBindlach
Elevation AMSL1,601 ft / 488 m
Coordinates49°59′08″N 11°38′24″E / 49.98556°N 11.64000°E / 49.98556; 11.64000Coordinates: 49°59′08″N 11°38′24″E / 49.98556°N 11.64000°E / 49.98556; 11.64000
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
06/24 3,550 1,082 Asphalt

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.

History[edit]

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.[1] Since those flights ended, Bayreuth has been left without any commercial air traffic.

Bindlacher Berg Airport was host to the World Gliding championship in 1999.

Airlines and destinations[edit]

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[edit]

Ground transportation is provided by nearby autobahn A9 and A70. It is 5 km northeast of Bayreuth.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Routes". Flight International: 25. 9 September 1998. Retrieved 15 December 2013.

External links[edit]

Media related to Flugplatz Bayreuth at Wikimedia Commons