Paderborn Lippstadt Airport
|Paderborn Lippstadt Airport
Flughafen Paderborn Lippstadt
|Operator||Flughafen Paderborn/Lippstadt GmbH|
|Serves||Paderborn and Lippstadt|
|Elevation AMSL||699 ft / 213 m|
Paderborn Lippstadt Airport (German: Flughafen Paderborn Lippstadt) (IATA: PAD, ICAO: EDLP) is a minor international airport in the Ostwestfalen-Lippe area in the German state of North Rhine-Westphalia. While the name implies a location within the city of Paderborn or the town of Lippstadt, the airport is actually located near the town of Büren, around 18 km (11 mi) from Paderborn city center. It mainly serves flights to European leisure destinations.
Paderborn Lippstadt Airport opened in 1971.
The terminal offers several facilities for travelers: travel agencies, a restaurant, shops, car rental agencies and a visitors deck. The apron features five stands for mid-sized aircraft such as the Airbus A320 of which three are equipped with jet bridges. There are also several stands for smaller general aviation aircraft.
A conference center with several conference rooms can be found at the airport and a hotel was opened there in October 2006. An industrial park with several companies is located in the close vicinity. In 2010, 1.03 million passed through the airport. Ever since, passenger numbers have been decreasing. In September 2015, German leisure airline Condor announced the termination of all operations at Paderborn Lippstadt Airport. All ten year-round and seasonal routes to destinations around the Mediterranean ceased by 26 October 2015.
Airlines and destinations
The following airlines operate regular scheduled and charter flights at Paderborn Lippstadt Airport:
|Air Berlin||Palma de Mallorca
Seasonal: Gran Canaria, Lanzarote, Tenerife-South
|Bulgarian Air Charter||Seasonal charter: Burgas|
|Corendon Airlines||Seasonal: Antalya|
|FlyEgypt||Seasonal: Hurghada (begins 13 May 2016)|
|Freebird Airlines||Seasonal charter: Antalya (begins 23 June 2016)|
operated by Lufthansa CityLine
|Onur Air||Seasonal: Antalya|
|Pegasus Airlines||Seasonal: Antalya (begins 6 September 2016)|
|Small Planet Airlines||Seasonal charter: Antalya (begins 16 May 2016), Burgas (begins 22 June 2016), Heraklion (begins 13 May 2016), Kos (begins 14 May 2016), Menorca (begins 26 May 2016), Palma de Mallorca (begins 14 May 2016), Rhodes (begins 15 May 2016)|
|SunExpress||Seasonal: Antalya, Dalaman (begins 29 June 2016), Fuerteventura (begins 2 May 2016), Varna (begins 4 May 2016)|
The airport is located next to the Autobahn A 44 at the exit Büren (60). Long term parking at the airport is free. There is a bus shuttle from the main station in Paderborn. It operates more or less on an hourly basis.
- airliners.de - "Condor leaves Paderborn Lippstadt Airport" (German) 29 September 2015
- "FlyEgypt kommt nach Deutschland" (in German). flugrevue.de. 12 October 2015. Retrieved 25 January 2016.
Media related to Paderborn/Lippstadt Airport at Wikimedia Commons
- Official website
- Current weather for EDLP at NOAA/NWS
- Accident history for PAD at Aviation Safety Network