Dresden Airport Fascination
Airport fascination: Aircraft handling at the terminal and a plane taking off
The airport is one of the most exciting places in Dresden. It is a captivating place for aviation fans of all ages. Thousands of visitors take part in our fascinating airport tours every year. The visitor platform is the perfect place to watch aircraft take off and land; filming and photography are also permitted. The view from the platform stretches right across to the famous Moritzburg Castle. Breathtaking sightseeing flights are available from the August der Starke Flying School. The airport is also the perfect place for a day or evening out: our concerts, parties and festivals are among the best attended events in Dresden.
Airport information desk
- +49 (0)351 881-3360
- Arrivals level in the Terminal
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Guided Tours of Dresden Airport
Exciting guided tours of the airport are the hot tip for your school, family, office or club excursion. Our tour guides take you behind the scenes and tell you about the history and future of Dresden Airport. Please contact Customer Services for prices.
Saxony’s most exciting indoor playground, Playport Dresden, is located right at the airport.
Children’s tour of the airport fire station
Sightseeing flights and fun for kids at Dresden Airport
With an August der Starke sightseeing flight you’ll get a bird’s-eye view of Dresden and its magical surroundings. Or fly a plane yourself in the flight simulator.
Airbus, Boeing and much more besides: here passengers, visitors and plane spotters can find out about the different types of aircraft that land and take off from Dresden International Airport every day. This fascinating section also includes a virtual airport tour, a webcam, videos and an adventure tour for children.
Crowds on the visitor platform
Events at Dresden Airport
From Family Days, airport festivals, concerts, exhibitions and parties to the arrival of Santa Claus: the airport and its impressive terminal are among the most beautiful and most popular events venues in Dresden. Check out our events calendar to find out about upcoming events at the airport.
Dixieland concert at the terminal
Conferences and Events
The Dresden Airport Terminal is one of the most attractive and most popular events venues in Dresden. With its panoramic view of the runway, our Conference and Event Centre is the perfect place for exhibitions, conferences, concerts and private or business celebrations.
Exhibition in the terminal