Events Calendar

Information for terminal visitors

During private events the visitor platform is not open to the public. It may also be closed for setting-up before and dismantling after such events.
You can check whether the visitor platform is open before your visit by phoning the airport information desk on +49 (0)351 881-3360.

Thank you very much for your understanding.

19/20 September 2015: 80 years of Dresden Airport - Grand Airport Festival

Illustration: Großes Flughafenfest in Dresden am 19. und 20. September 2015

We’ll be celebrating this special birthday with you at a two-day airport festival. To mark our big anniversary there will be sightseeing flights over Dresden and surroundings, guided tours, a technology show, various information stands, fun and games for children and a vibrant stage programme with a show and music. Everything you need to know about the big birthday party can be found on our Airport Festival page:

11/12 September 2015: Dresden Job Fair and “future & fun” events

Illustration: Jobmesse Dresden im Flughafen Dresden Terminal

Dresden Job Fair - the best routes to your new career!

At the Dresden Job Fair you'll find wide-ranging information on launching or changing your career, retraining and continuing professional development. Besides the many opportunities for finding a job directly, one of the key themes of this fair is professional development.

Covering sectors ranging from commerce and trades to the caring professions and engineering, the aim of the Job Fair is to help specialists looking to change jobs, job-seekers, career starters, graduates and returnees find their route to a new job or career in Dresden and surroundings, Saxony or elsewhere in Germany. Exhibitors will also be providing useful information and seminars on starting your own business. There will be many different training opportunities on offer for school-leavers. And commuters from the border triangle between Germany, Poland and the Czech Republic and other foreign applicants will find plenty of information on finding work in Germany.

Company representatives, training organisations and recruitment agencies will be on hand to answer questions and will also be looking to recruit people for jobs and trainee positions.

future & fun - making your future fun!

Do you want to expand your horizons without going too far away from home? At “future & fun” you’ll find lots of regional offers, not just in Saxony but also in Northern Bohemia in the Czech Republic. Come along and experience a dynamic, activity-packed event with projects and companies of all sizes from the Euroregion Elbe-Labe. Besides the show itself there will be an attractive programme of accompanying events, including two evenings of music by German and Czech bands and DJs. A completely new party experience on the Dresden Airport terminal visitor platform!

Have fun discovering new opportunities!

Illustration: Messe future & fun im Flughafen Dresden Terminal

12 – 24 October 2015: Guided tours in Saxony’s autumn school holidays

Illustration: Guided tour at Dresden International Airport
Children get a close-up view of aircraft being handled on the tarmac from the airport bus

What is the furthest destination away from Dresden in our flight timetable? What does the yellow and black chequered flag on the tarmac mean? How long is the runway? Our guides will be happy to answer questions like these and many more on our school holidays.

After a tour of the terminal building and a security check, you’ll be taken out onto the tarmac in the apron bus to watch aircraft being processed on the ground. You’ll be able to take pictures and videos of planes taking off and landing, traffic conditions permitting. The highlight of the tour is a stop-off at the airport fire station to explore and admire our fire-fighting vehicles, including the Panther.

Maxi Tour (90 minutes)

  • Mo-Fr: 9:30 and 11:30, Sa: 10:00
  • Price: €6 for children up to age 14, €9 for adults
  • Max. 30 Persons per tour
  • Booking is essential: call +49 (0)351 881-3300, or +49 (0)351 881-3360 at weekends
Illustration: Sunset at Dresden Airport
Illustration: Guided tour with visit to the airport fire station at Dresden Airport terminal

Fireman Sam to the rescue: the highlight of the tours is a visit to the fire station.

Illustration: Guided tour in the Dresden Airport terminal

Guided tour of the modern Dresden Airport terminal

14/15 November 2015: Dresdner Freizeit & Reisen - find your place to unwind!

Attractive regional companies present their products and services and help you realise your dream holiday - from choosing your next holiday destination and booking your holiday to support during your stay and a whole host of travel tips.

Our region, which stretches from Saxon/Bohemian Switzerland and the Erz mountains to the Lusatian Lake District and Leipzig New Lakeland, offers an exciting range of holiday and walking destinations, cycling tours, spas, hotels, fitness and wellness programmes and many other leisure activities besides. National and international travel operators will also be represented at the show.

Besides the show itself there will be an attractive programme of accompanying events.

Arche Moritzburg – Biological Diversity Exhibition

Illustration: Students Nadine and Sebastian at an exhibition preview. Copyright: Flughafen Dresden GmbH, Michael Weimer
Students Nadine and Sebastian at an exhibition preview. Copyright: Flughafen Dresden GmbH, Michael Weimer

This exhibition looks at the diversity of life in different habitats and examines biological and environmental contexts. It is organised by the Senckenberg Natural History Collections Dresden, an institute forming part of the Senckenberg Gesellschaft für Naturforschung Frankfurt and a member of the Leibniz Association.

  • Opening hours: 06:00 to 23:00 daily
  • Location: public area of the terminal
  • Free admission

Flyer on extended special exhibition (in German)

More dates for the diary 2015

3 October 2015: Flea market at the terminal, organised by Sächsische Zeitung and the airport

29 November 2015: Christmas model railway exhibition in the Dresden Airport terminal

from 29 November 2015: Light-time tours on Advent Sundays

24 December 2015: Santa Claus lands

Dates for the diary 2016

5.6.16: Children’s adventure day

Regular events at the airport

Guided Tours
Playport Dresden: Fun and games for kids
Airport Chaplaincy: Prayers, Holy Mass, services, volunteers’ evenings
Fotoclub Reflex e.V. Dresden-Weixdorf: Permanent exhibition on the visitor platform