Heringsdorf Airport

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Heringsdorf Airport
Flughafen Heringsdorf
Port lotniczy Heringsdorf.jpg
IATA: HDFICAO: EDAH
Summary
Airport type Public
Operator Flughafen Heringsdorf GmbH
Serves Usedom
Location Garz, Germany
Elevation AMSL 92 ft / 28 m
Coordinates 53°52′43″N 014°09′08″E / 53.87861°N 14.15222°E / 53.87861; 14.15222
Website flughafen-heringsdorf.de
Map
HDF is located in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern
HDF
HDF
Location of the airport in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
10/28 7,562 2,305 Asphalt
10R/28L 1,969 600 Grass
Source: DAFIF[1][2]

Heringsdorf Airport (German: Flughafen Heringsdorf) (IATA: HDFICAO: EDAH) is a regional airport located near Garz on the island of Usedom in Germany. It used to be a East German airbase and today features summer leisure routes from cities in Germany and Switzerland as well as general aviation.

The airport takes its name from the nearby municipality of Heringsdorf, located some 10 km to the north. The largest town on the island however is Świnoujście in Poland, immediately to the east of the airport.

Facilities[edit]

Heringsdorf Airport features a single small terminal building equipped with check-in facilities and an information desk. The apron features one stand for mid-sized-aircraft such as the Airbus A319 and several stands for smaller aircraft such as the Cessna 172. By winter 2015, the airport has been equipped with renewed firefighting and security facilities as well as a refurbished check-in area.[3]

Airlines and destinations[edit]

The following airlines operate regular scheduled and charter flights at Heringsdorf Airport:[4]

Airlines Destinations
airBaltic Seasonal: Dortmund, Frankfurt, Zürich
Eurowings Seasonal: Düsseldorf
Eurowings
operated by Germanwings
Seasonal: Stuttgart
Lufthansa Seasonal: Frankfurt (begins 15 April 2017)[5]
SkyWork Airlines Seasonal: Basel/Mulhouse, Bern

The nearest major international airport is Berlin Tegel Airport, approx. 200 kilometres (120 mi) to the south.

Ground transportation[edit]

Due to the size of the airport and the island itself there is no scheduled public transportation available. However every destination on Usedom can be reached by rental car and taxis.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

External links[edit]

Media related to Heringsdorf Airport at Wikimedia Commons