Sponsoring

Rossendorf Model Aircraft Club

Flughafen Dresden GmbH supports the Rossendorf Model Aircraft Club which enable the club to put on a wide range of activities. Most of our sponsoring pays for the running costs of the clubhouse and grounds. The funds provided by Dresden Airport are also put towards purchasing materials, implementing projects and taking part in competitions. The Dresden Airport Cup glider competition is a high point in the club's calendar.

Rossendorf Model Aircraft Club

Illustration: Rossendorf Model Aircraft Club stand at Neighbours’ Day at the airport

Model aircraft club at Family Day

Middle School 82, Am Flughafen

Dresden Airport and this secondary school entered into a cooperation agreement in 2004. Since then, the school has had the suffix “Am Flughafen” (at the Airport) appended to its name. The airport arranges guided tours and photographic excursions for the students, provides career advice and includes them in events like the annual Family Day. At the school the airport has a small exhibition..

Secondary School 82, Am Flughafen

Illustration: Students from Middle School 82 listen to a talk at the airport fire station

 School trip to the fire station

Friedrich Schiller Grammar School, Pirna

Flughafen Dresden GmbH has been cooperating with the Friedrich Schiller Grammar School in Pirna, the first ever German-Czech grammar school in Germany, since 2009. The aim of this partnership is to promote and strengthen ties between Germany and the Czech Republic. Since the completion of the A17 motorway, the airport has seen an increase in passengers from the Czech Republic and is working on raising its profile in Northern Bohemia even further. The airport provides financial support for project work undertaken at the school and also organises free guided tours of the airport.

Friedrich Schiller Grammar School, Pirna
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Illustration: Guided tour of the airport for students of the Friedrich Schiller Grammar School in Pirna

Students on a tour of the terminal

Klotzscher Verein

Flughafen Dresden GmbH has a very close relationship with the local community association, the Klotzscher Verein. Most of the airport’s sponsoring is put towards the Klotzsche Cultural Autumn, an annual multifaceted programme of events for local residents and their guests. We regularly host large-scale events like the local community festival Bunte Klotzscher Stadtteilfest.

Klotzscher Verein

Illustration: The airport fire brigade in the parade organised by the Klotzscher Verein to mark the 700th anniversary of the Klotzsche district

Airport fire truck in the anniversary parade

SG Klotzsche, handball division

Flughafen Dresden GmbH has sponsored the handball division of SG Klotzsche e.V. since 1999. In doing so our main aim is to promote junior sports in and around Klotzsche. Over the past few years the handball division has grown to its current membership of more than 100 children and young people. Financial means from the airport are used to purchase strips and track suits as well as balls and ball carts. The airport also provides non-cash prizes for tournaments.

SG Klotzsche, handball division

Illustration: Members of the SG Klotzsche junior handball team having their picture taken for the airport’s neighbourhood newspaper

Junior handball team at the terminal

VfB Hellerau-Klotzsche Football Club

Flughafen Dresden GmbH is one of the main sponsors of the VfB Hellerau-Klotzsche e.V. Football Club. The club uses our financial support in various ways. Besides paying for running costs such as electricity and water, our money is put towards purchases of team equipment such as strips, balls and nets. Our sponsoring also help finance its annual club, sports and children’s festival.

VfB Hellerau-Klotzsche Football Club

Illustration: SG Hellerau-Klotzsche football match (photo: club’s own)

SG Hellerau-Klotzsche football match