Paderborn Lippstadt Airport
|Paderborn Lippstadt Airport
Flughafen Paderborn Lippstadt
|Operator||Flughafen Paderborn/Lippstadt GmbH|
|Serves||Paderborn and Lippstadt|
|Elevation AMSL||699 ft / 213 m|
- "EDLP" redirects to this article. EDLP is also an acronym for the "Everyday low price" strategy.
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 came into being in 1971 as the Flughafen Paderborn/Lippstadt GmbH,
The terminal offers several facilities for travelers. There are mainly travel agencies in the airport, but it also contains a restaurant, shops and car rental agencies as well as 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 to terminate all operations at Paderborn Lippstadt Airport. Therefore, all ten year-round and seasonal routes to destinations around the Mediterranean will cease 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: Fuerteventura, Gran Canaria (begins 1 December 2015), Lanzarote, Tenerife-South
|Air VIA||Seasonal charter: Varna|
|Bulgarian Air Charter||Seasonal charter: Burgas|
operated by Lufthansa CityLine
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. There are thoughts about building a train connection to the airport in the future.
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