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Strasbourg Airport

Strasbourg Airport

Aéroport de Strasbourg
Aéroport Strasbourg Entzheim SXB avril 2015-03.jpg
Summary
Airport typePublic
ServesStrasbourg, France
LocationEntzheim
Elevation AMSL505 ft / 154 m
Coordinates48°32?31?N 07°38?04?E / 48.54194°N 7.63444°E / 48.54194; 7.63444Coordinates: 48°32?31?N 07°38?04?E / 48.54194°N 7.63444°E / 48.54194; 7.63444
Websitestrasbourg.aeroport.fr
Map
LFST is located in France
LFST
LFST
Airport in France
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
05/23 2,400 7,874 Asphalt
Statistics (2018)
Passengers1,297,177
Passenger traffic changeIncrease 7.4%
Source: French AIP,[1] Aeroport.fr[2]

Strasbourg Airport (French: Aéroport de Strasbourg; German: Straßburg Flughafen; Alsatian: D'r Strossburi(g) Flughàfa) (IATA: SXB, ICAO: LFST) is a minor international airport located in Entzheim and 10 km (6.2 miles) west-southwest of Strasbourg,[1] both communes of the Bas-Rhin département in the Alsace région of France. In 2018 the airport served 1,297,177 passengers.[3]

Decline in airport passenger traffic

There was a decline in traffic after Ryanair suspended service in 2004 after a court declared that the airline had received illegal subsidies from the airport.[4]

After the opening of the first phase of the new LGV Est high-speed rail line from Paris to Strasbourg, there was a significant[5] reduction in plane usage, but since 2011, traffic at the airport has grown. However, Air France ceased to operate the route between Strasbourg and Paris-Charles de Gaulle on 2 April 2013, transferring passengers onto rail services operated as tgvair.[6] The opening of the second phase of the LGV Est in July 2016 further reduced travel time to Paris to 1:48 by train.[7]

Facilities

Check-in hall
The Entzheim-Aéroport train station

The airport consists of a single two-storey passenger terminal building. The ground floor features the check-in areas as well as the arrivals facilities with three baggage claim belts. The upper floor contains the international and domestic departure lounges and gates.[8] The terminal is equipped with four gates that have jet-bridges as well as some walk-boarding stands.

Airlines and destinations

The following airlines operate regular scheduled and charter flights to and from Strasbourg Airport:[9]

Ground transportation

The airport is served by the Entzheim-Aéroport train station. The trip to Gare de Strasbourg takes 7 to 12 minutes.[21]

Accidents and incidents

  • Air Inter Flight 148, a flight inbound from Lyon, France, struck a mountain side near Mont St.Odile on 20 January 1992 on descent during the final leg of the approach for Strasbourg's runway 05, killing 87 people.[22]

References

  1. ^ a b LFST - Strasbourg Entzheim. AIP from French Service d'information aéronautique, effective 7 November 2019.
  2. ^ "Résultats d'activité des aéroports français 2018" (PDF). aeroport.fr. Retrieved 2019.
  3. ^ "Transports. Près de 1,3 million de passagers en 2018 à Strasbourg-Entzheim". www.dna.fr (in French). Retrieved 2019.
  4. ^ "USATODAY.com - Passenger traffic plunges at Strasbourg airport after Ryanair exit". usatoday30.usatoday.com.
  5. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 24 September 2015. Retrieved 2015.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  6. ^ "Dès avril, Air France " volera " en TGV Est". Dna.fr.
  7. ^ GmbH, DVV Media Group. "Frankreich: Letzte Gleislücke auf der LGV Est européenne verschweißt".
  8. ^ strasbourg.aeroport.fr - Terminal map retrieved 30 July 2016
  9. ^ strasbourg.airport.fr - Carte des destinations retrieved 2 July 2016
  10. ^ "Arkia plans Strasbourg seasonal service in 3Q19". routesonline.com. 9 November 2018.
  11. ^ Liu, Jim. "HOP! adds seasonal domestic routes in S19". Routesonline. Retrieved 2019.
  12. ^ "TEL AVIV - Aéroport de Strasbourg".
  13. ^ Liu, Jim. "Lufthansa schedules additional Munich routes in S19". Routesonline. Retrieved 2019.
  14. ^ Liu, Jim (22 October 2019). "Nouvelair Tunisie schedules new regular routes in S20". routesonline.com.
  15. ^ "Vols strasbourg - Billets d'avion strasbourg - TUI fly, avant Jetairfly". www.tuifly.be.
  16. ^ 2018, UBM (UK) Ltd. "TUI Belgium outlines S17 new French / Italian routes".
  17. ^ "Turkish Airlines schedules Strasbourg launch in late-May 2019".
  18. ^ a b Liu, Jim. "Volotea S20 network additions as of 10OCT19". Routesonline. Retrieved 2019.
  19. ^ 2018, UBM (UK) Ltd. "Volotea S17 New routes as of 14OCT16".
  20. ^ a b Liu, Jim. "Volotea W19 Network adjustment as of 15JUL19". Routesonline. Retrieved 2019.
  21. ^ "TER Alsace". ter.sncf.com. Retrieved 2015.
  22. ^ "Rapport de la commission d'enquête sur l'accident survenu le 20 janvier 1992 près du Mont Sainte-Odile (Bas Rhin) à l'Airbus A 320 immatriculé F-GGED exploité par la compagnie Air Inter" (in French). Bureau d'Enquêtes et d'Analyses pour la Sécurité de l'Aviation Civile. Retrieved 2010.

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