Sønderborg Airport

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]

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 (2019)
Passengers73.821
Aircraft movements11,746

Airlines and destinationsEdit

The following airlines operate regular scheduled and charter flights at the airport:

AirlinesDestinations
Alsie Express Copenhagen[3]
Seasonal: Bornholm, Sälen-Trysil[4][5]

Cimber Sterling operated the connection to Copenhagen until 3 May 2012, when the airline filed for bankruptcy.[6] DAT 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, DAT stopped operating the route.

StatisticsEdit

Annual passenger traffic at SGD airport. See Wikidata query.

Ground transportEdit

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 alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ http://www.azworldairports.com/airports/a1460sgd.cfm[dead link]
  2. ^ "The story about Sonderborg Airport".
  3. ^ alsieexpress.dk - The route between Sonderborg and Copenhagen is temporarily suspended until March 28. retrieved 20 January 2021
  4. ^ "Alsie Express vil flyve skiturister til Trysil og Sälen". 18 March 2021.
  5. ^ "Destinationer".
  6. ^ "Cimber Sterling bankrupt". politiken.dk. 3 May 2012. Retrieved 3 May 2012.

External linksEdit

  Media related to Sønderborg Airport at Wikimedia Commons