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27.09.2019
Events at Dresden Airport in the 4th quarter

3 October
Art, antiques and vintage market


Browse, haggle and bargain! Dresden Airport and Sächsische Zeitung have pleasure in inviting you to this fun event for the whole family from 10:00 to 18:00. Admission is free (except for themed tours), and parking costs just €3 for the whole day. However, as the number of parking spaces is limited, we recommend coming by public transport.

Set-up is between 07:00 and 08:30. Stalls offering children’s items can be set up from 08:00 onwards. Open to everyone! To register for a pitch, phone +49 (0)351 4864 2443 or email troedelmarkt@sz-pinnwand.de.    
A 3 metre pitch costs just €25.

Winter Service hangar

  • Books, antiques, glass, porcelain, household items, LPs, small items of furniture, art, pictures, crafts and collectors’ pieces such as historic picture postcards of the region.
  • Experts will be on hand to value antiques, antiquarian books and, of course, aviation-related collectors’ objects completely free of charge.
  • Large food court (including “goulash cannon”, crepes, ice cream, grill, beer garden)

Terminal – Arrivals level (level 0)

  • Miniature train ride and great gift ideas at Gate 14

Terminal – Departures level (level 01)

  • Toy, model railway and aircraft collectors’ fair

Terminal – Conference level (level 02)

  • Books, crafts, collectors’ items

Terminal – visitor platform (level 03)

  • Wide range of children’s items (pitch fee for a 1.6 m table: €15, double-length: €25)
  • Fun and games for all ages
  • Food and drinks

Themed tours

  • Tours of the legendary 152 jet aeroplane fuselage: 11:30,
    12:30, 13:30, 14:30, 16:00
    (max. 20 persons per tour, approx. 60 minutes)
  • Fire station tours: 10:00, 11:30, 13:30, 14:30
    15:30, 16:30 (max. 30 people per tour, approx. 60 minutes)
  • Mini tours: 10:30, 11:00, 12:00, 13:00, 14:00, 15:00, 16:00 (max. 40 persons, approx. 60 minutes)
  • Prices for mini and fire station tours: €4 per child up to age 14, €6 per adult
  • Prices for 152 tour: €3 per child up to age 14, €5 per adult
  • Tickets from shop.dresden-airport.de
  • Meeting point: visitor service counter in the terminal (Departures level), don’t forget your ID!


4 October
Fun Friday for Kids


Planes, model-making, airport fun: there’s masses for kids to do at Dresden Airport on this bridging day. The fun kicks off with a Maxi Tour that takes in the terminal, a security check and the airport apron. Then it’s off on an entertaining bus trip during which you’ll find out at first hand how planes are prepared for take-off. Next the bus will stop off at the airport fire station – the highlight of the tour for many children.

There will be a Mi-2 helicopter on display, and on the Departures level there will be table football tables and a model-making area where children can make and paint their own high-quality cardboard planes (guidance provided). And to stave off those hunger and thirst pangs, a sweet and savoury snack buffet will be available.

  • Tour times: 10:00, 14:00
  • Total duration: 3 hours
  • Minimum age: 3 years
  • Meeting point: airport information desk.
    Don’t forget your ID (adults only)!
  • You can park in the multi-storey car park for just €5. Pay for parking when you register at the airport information desk.
  • Booking is essential: call +49 (0)351 881 3300 (Mon-Fri 09:00-17:00,
    outside these times: +49 (0)351 881 3360) or e-mail touren@dresden-airport.de
  • Tickets from shop.dresden-airport.de


6 October
152 tour with apron bus trip and coffee and cake


The 152 is regarded as a milestone in the history of the German aviation industry. The last preserved example, a 152 fuselage, is on display at Dresden Airport. Accompanied by a tour guide, visitors can view the legendary aircraft in the western part of the terminal. Under the motto “Hands-on History”, you’ll step back in time, as this unique exhibit with its cockpit and passenger cabin in its original 1950s décor is open for visitors to explore and photograph.
After the tour of the 152 you’ll pass through security and take a bus ride out onto the airport apron where you’ll find out more about the airport and how aircraft are handled.

After the 90-minute guided tour, coffee and cake will be served in the conference centre (included in the ticket price).

  • Start time: 14:30
  • Price: €18.90 (recommended minimum age: 14 years)
  • Booking is essential: call +49 (0)351 881 3300 (Mon-Fri 09:00-17:00,
    outside these times: +49 (0)351 881 3360) or
    e-mail touren@dresden-airport.de
  • Meeting point: airport information desk in the terminal
  • Participants over the age of 18 will need to bring ID.
  • Tickets from shop.dresden-airport.de


14-27 October
Airport tours in Saxony’s autumn school holidays


These tours start with a short walking tour of the terminal. After a security check, you’ll head out onto the apron in an apron bus to watch aircraft being dispatched and will learn lots of fascinating facts about aircraft handling and our winter service equipment. The highlight of these tours is a visit to the airport’s fire station, where our state-of-the-art firefighting equipment will be presented.

  • Daily at various times between 10:00 and 16:30
  • Tour times and tickets from shop.dresden-airport.de
  • Price: Children up to age 14: €7, adults: €10
  • Minimum age: 3 years
  • Booking is essential: call +49 (0)351 881 3300 (Mon-Fri 09:00-17:00,
    outside these times: +49 (0)351 881 3360) or
    e-mail touren@dresden-airport.de
  • Meeting point: airport information desk in the terminal
    (don’t forget your ID!)


20 October
Dresden Airport weather station tour


To keep flights running safely and smoothly at all times, pilots and airports need precise, up-to-date weather data. On a guided tour of the German Weather Service (DWD) weather station at Dresden Airport, you’ll find out about its measurement technology, the weather garden and modern meteorology. The 90-minute tour starts with a security check and includes a bus ride over the apron, during which the tour guides will entertain you with fascinating and exciting facts about the airport.

  • Tour departs at 15:00
  • Max. 20 persons
  • Minimum age: 7 years
  • Price: €7 per child up to age 14, €10 per adult
  • Booking is essential: call +49 (0)351 881 3300 (Mon-Fri 09:00-17:00,
    outside these times: +49 (0)351 881 3360) or
    e-mail touren@dresden-airport.de
  • Meeting point: airport information desk in the terminal
    (don’t forget your ID!)
  • Tickets from shop.dresden-airport.de


31 October
Halloween Experience Tours

Dresden Airport is putting on a series of exciting Experience Tours at Halloween. First you’ll pass through security and board a bus which will take you out over the apron. A guide will explain the various processes involved in aircraft handling. Next you’ll stop off at the technology hangar.

The highlight of the two-hour tour is the visit to the fire station – home to the impressive Panther 8x8. After a demonstration of this 44-ton colossus, the airport fire service will simulate a realistic household fire. Then children can test their skills spraying pumpkin targets and grill marshmallows over a fire bowl. The Gate 14 snack bar will be serving mulled wine and all-you-can-drink fruit punch along with Bratwurst hot dogs and rolls.

  • Departs: 14:00, 16:30
  • Price: €15 per child aged 3-14 and €18 per adult. Ticket price includes a hot dog and beverage.
  • Booking is essential: call +49 (0)351 881 3300 (Mon-Fri 09:00-17:00,
    outside these times: +49 (0)351 881 3360) or
    e-mail touren@dresden-airport.de
  • Tickets: shop.dresden-airport.de
  • Meeting point: airport information desk (don’t forget your ID!)


20 November
Travel Day

Travel Day makes a great day out at the airport for the whole family. The travel agencies in the Terminal are open from 10 am to 6 pm on Buß- und Bettag and offer everything from package tours and long-haul holidays to last-minute bargains – complete with expert advice.
Visitors arriving by car can park in the multi-storey car park for just €4 for the day.


30 November to 22 December
Airport-by-Night Tours at Advent

Dresden Airport is running another series of its popular Airport-by-Night Tours in the run-up to Christmas. These atmospheric tours kick off with a festive get-together with mulled wine, kids’ punch and Christmas biscuits. This will be followed by a short guided walk of the terminal, a security check and a bus trip across the illuminated apron to watch aircraft being handled. There will also be a visit to the fire station and the winter service hangar.

  • Dates: 30 November, 7 December, 8 December, 14 December, 15 December, 21 December, 22 December
  • All tours depart at 16:00.
  • Price: €10 per child up to age 14, €14 per adult
  • Booking is essential: call +49 (0)351 881 3300 (Mon-Fri 09:00-17:00,
    outside these times: +49 (0)351 881 3360) or
    e-mail touren@dresden-airport.de
  • Tickets from shop.dresden-airport.de
  • Meeting point: airport information desk in the terminal
    (don’t forget your ID!)


1/8/15/22 December
Advent baking at the Christmas bakery

Ooh, it smells so good! If you love baking, why not come along and join Bäckerei Heberer in making and decorating your own seasonal biscuits.

  • From 14:00 (approx. 2 hours)
  • Admission free
  • Booking is essential: call: +49 (0)351 881 3360 or
    e-mail information@dresden-airport.de


24 December
Santa Claus is coming to town!

The Christmas Air jet from Lapland (flight no. DRS2412) packed full of Christmas presents lands in Dresden in the morning. Children can watch Santa Claus alighting from his plane and waving at them. Then it’s off to the visitor platform in the terminal where there will be plenty of fun and games, Christmas carols, poems and little Christmas presents.

  • Admission free
  • Meeting point: 10:00 at the airport information desk


28 and 29 December
Model railway exhibition

It’s full steam ahead at the fourth model railway exhibition to be held at the Dresden Airport terminal. Clubs and individuals will be presenting their layouts.

  • Layouts ranging from N to IIm gauge, from small private layouts to large club designs, with analogue and digital controls
  • Layouts from different eras with regional motifs and free themes
  • Open from 10:00 to 17:00 on both days
  • Admission: €1 per child up to age 14, €3 per adult
  • Special parking rate: €4 per day. As parking is limited, we recommend coming by public transport.
  • Layouts from different eras, regional motifs and free themes
  • Refreshments, kiosks and information stands, table football
  • Tickets from shop.dresden-airport.de


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Mitteldeutsche Flughafen AG
Corporate Communication

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+49 (0)351 881-3031
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