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.

Exhibition “eisenartig!”

Illustration: My Marilyn – collage by Roland Zubrod
My Marilyn – collage by Roland Zubrod
  • Exhibition by artist Roland Zubrod: iron sculptures, wall works, collages
  • Abstract “reduced” iron sculptures with titles like “Engel” (Angel), “Ziel” (Destination), “Selbstehrung” (Honouring the Self) or “Segment”
  • Collages: modified images of women or well-known works (e.g. “Meine Mona” (My Mona), “Meine Marilyn” (My Marilyn), “Gläubige” (Believer), “Maschinenfrau” (Machine Woman)
  • Wall works: abstract modifications using objects or toys
  • Venue: Dresden Airport terminal, Departures level, public area
  • Admission free, open 24/7
Illustration: Angel – iron sculpture by Roland Zubrod

Angel – iron sculpture by Roland Zubrod

Illustration: Honouring the Self – iron sculpture by Roland Zubrod

Honouring the Self – iron sculpture by Roland Zubrod

Exhibition “Uncover The Truth In It”

Copyright: Christoph Graefe
Copyright: Christoph Graefe
  • Exhibition by Dresden glass and metal artist Christoph Graefe
  • Pop-art style pictures in metal, pencil and paint
  • Location: Conference centre in Dresden Airport terminal (level 02)
  • Free admission
  • Opening hours: Mondays to Fridays 09:00-17:00 (except public holidays)

Christoph Graefe’s website (in German)

Copyright: Christoph Graefe

Copyright: Christoph Graefe

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 the special exhibition (in German)

24 December 2014: Santa Claus is coming to town!

Illustration: Santa Claus lands at Dresden Airport
Santa Claus lands at Dresden Airport – crowds watching from behind the panoramic glass wall
  • Meeting point: 10:00, airport information desk in the terminal
  • Christmas Air jet from Lapland (flight no. DRS2412) brimming with Christmas presents will land at around 10:15
  • Followed by stage show with fun and games, songs, poems and small presents on the terminal’s visitor platform
  • Admission: free
  • Parking: plenty of parking in the multi-storey car park
  • Train and bus: S-Bahn line S2; tram line 7/bus route 77; bus route 80
Illustration: Children’s show with Santa Claus in the Dresden Airport terminal

Children’s show with Santa Claus on the visitor platform in the Dresden Airport terminal

28 December 2014: Christmas model railway exhibition (10:00 to 18:00)

Illustration: Christmas model railway exhibition in the Dresden Airport terminal
  • All over the terminal, admission free, parking: €3 for the day
  • Activities and crafts, kiosks and information stands, children’s railway, bouncy castle, food and drink
  • Clubs and individuals with systems ranging from N to IIm gauge
  • Analogue systems, fully digital systems, FALLER car system
  • Winter systems, regional motifs (Loessnitzgrund, accurate reproductions of stations like Grossrueckerswalde), free choice of themes
  • Special presentation of the Truemmerbahn, second prize winner at the Sinsheim exhibition in 2014

More dates for the diary 2014

18 January 2015: Grand Travel Day in the Dresden Airport terminal

21 March 2015: Dresden Job Fair

15 May 2015: Blues, Boogie & Swing in the terminal (Dresden International Dixieland Festival)

9 August 2015: Grand Travel Day in the Dresden Airport terminal

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