SALZBURG AIRPORT - W. A.
Salzburg Airport can look back on a long and successful history. Since
years the airport serves as the main gateway for international guests to
Mozart’s city, which is only a few miles south of the city centre
situated. But it connects not only the capital of the Salzburg county to
the world but also the whole Salzburg region and large parts of Bavaria, Styria, Upper Austria and Tyrol.
Airport has defended its position as Austria’s biggest regional airport
and could even extend this position. In 2007
over 1,9 million passengers
were handeled for the first time. In the international ranking, Salzburg
ranks as Europe’s 2nd biggest ski charter airport after
Geneva. The traffic at Salzburg Airport is based on four columns.
Scheduled service to the main hubs of the airline alliances oneworld and
Star Alliance are ensured by Austrian Arrows in cooperation with Lufthansa
and Austrian and British Airways. Also the more important became low cost
carriers have a strong presence at Salzburg all year round:
Air Berlin, Niki
have a leading position
offering services to main
metropolitan areas of Europe. Also there is a fair amount of seasonal
scheduled services offered by
airlines like Aer Lingus,
winter. Beside the two “scheduled columns” there are also two
“charter columns”. On the one hand are holiday flights from Salzburg
to the holiday areas in the Mediterranean and the Canaries on the other
hand there are many charter flights from Benelux, the UK, Ireland,
Scandinavia and Eastern Europe to bring holidaymakers to Salzburg and the
Salzburg Airport offers more than an attractive network of connections:
The Amadeus Terminal 2 and the Hangar 7 are two stunning architectural
sites which can cater all kinds of events. The Hangar 7 also houses its
own aviation museum and a first class restaurant.
together this makes Salzburg Airport to the most important airport between
Munich, Vienna and Venice.