Sønderborg Airport

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Sønderborg Airport

Sønderborg Lufthavn
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Summary
Airport typePublic
LocationSønderborg
Elevation AMSL24 ft / 7 m
Coordinates54°57′52″N 009°47′30.23″E / 54.96444°N 9.7917306°E / 54.96444; 9.7917306
Map
SGD is located in Denmark
SGD
SGD
Location of airport in Denmark
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
14/32 5,895 1,797 Asphalt
Statistics (2018)
Passengers72.000
Aircraft Movements11,746

Sønderborg Airport (Danish: Sønderborg Lufthavn) (IATA: SGD, ICAO: EKSB) is an airport located in Sønderborg, Denmark. The airport officially opened in 1968; however, the first flights took place in 1950, and were flown by Sønderjyllands Flyveselskab. [2]

Airlines and destinations[edit]

AirlinesDestinations
Alsie Express Copenhagen
Seasonal: Bornholm
Seasonal Charter: Alghero, Naples, Pisa[3]

Cimber Sterling operated the connection to Copenhagen until 3 May 2012, when the airline filed for bankruptcy.[4] Danish Air Transport took over the route to Copenhagen just hours after. In April 2013 Alsie Express was founded and started operating between Sønderborg and Copenhagen. Soon after Alsie Express started flying, Danish Air Transport stopped operating the route.

Ground transport[edit]

The airport is located 7 km (4.3 mi) from Sønderborg city. Transfer is by taxi or own car. Rental car is also available at the airport. Other cities for which the airport is useful include Åbenrå (41 km (25 mi)), Tønder (70 km (43 mi)) and Flensburg (in Germany, 55 km (34 mi))

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.azworldairports.com/airports/a1460sgd.cfm
  2. ^ http://www.sonderborg-lufthavn.dk/history.html
  3. ^ "Alsie Express schedules Italian charters". routesonline.com. 30 January 2018. Retrieved 30 January 2018.
  4. ^ "Cimber Sterling bankrupt". politiken.dk. 3 May 2012. Retrieved 3 May 2012.

External links[edit]

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