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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 centre. It mainly serves flights to European leisure destinations.

Paderborn Lippstadt Airport

Flughafen Paderborn Lippstadt
Flughafen Paderborn Lippstadt Logo.svg
Terminal EDLP edit.JPG
Summary
Airport typePublic
OperatorFlughafen Paderborn/Lippstadt GmbH
ServesPaderborn and Lippstadt
LocationBüren, Germany
Elevation AMSL699 ft / 213 m
Coordinates51°36′55″N 008°37′02″E / 51.61528°N 8.61722°E / 51.61528; 8.61722
Websiteairport-paderborn.com
Map
PAD is located in North Rhine-Westphalia
PAD
PAD
Location of Airport in North Rhine-Westphalia
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
06/24 7,169 2,180 Asphalt

HistoryEdit

Paderborn Lippstadt Airport opened in 1971.[citation needed]

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 centre 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.[1]

In January 2019, Adria Airways announced it would shut down its shortlived operations at the airport which consisted of three routes to London (which already ceased in late 2018), Vienna and Zürich.[2]

Airlines and destinationsEdit

The following airlines operate regular scheduled and charter flights at Paderborn Lippstadt Airport:[3]

AirlinesDestinations
Corendon Airlines Seasonal: Antalya, İzmir (begins 15 June 2020)[4]
Corendon Airlines Europe Seasonal: Heraklion
Eurowings Palma de Mallorca
Freebird Airlines Seasonal charter: Antalya
Lufthansa Frankfurt, Munich
Pegasus Airlines Seasonal: Antalya
Sundair Seasonal charter: Olbia
SunExpress Antalya
TUI fly Deutschland Fuerteventura, Gran Canaria, Hurghada, Tenerife–South
Seasonal: Heraklion, Kos, Palma de Mallorca, Rhodes

StatisticsEdit

 
Aerial overview of Paderborn Lippstadt Airport
Passengers
2008 1,137,043
2009   983,706
2010   1,028,301
2011   974,775
2012   873,244
2013   794,889
2014   760,044
2015   771,749
2016   706,268
2017   738,474
Source: ADV[5]

Ground transportationEdit

The airport is located next to the Autobahn A 44 (exit Büren) and can also be reached via Autobahn A 33 (exit Salzkotten). There is a bus shuttle from the main station in Paderborn.[6]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ airliners.de - "Condor leaves Paderborn Lippstadt Airport" (German) 29 September 2015
  2. ^ "Paderborn announces route termination for Adria" 1 February 2019
  3. ^ airport-pad.com - Flights (German) retrieved 26 December 2018
  4. ^ "Flights to Izmir". corendonairlines.com.
  5. ^ adv.aero - Download archive traffic statistics (German) retrieved 5 October 2017
  6. ^ airport-pad.com - Getting here retrieved 5 October 2017

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