Bindlacher Berg Airport

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Bindlacher Berg Airport

Verkehrslandeplatz Bayreuth
Flughafen Bayreuth.jpeg
Airport typePublic
ServesBayreuth, Germany
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
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.


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]


  1. ^ "Routes". Flight International: 25. 9 September 1998. Retrieved 15 December 2013. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)

External links[edit]

Media related to Flugplatz Bayreuth at Wikimedia Commons