Key data, traffic statistics

Key data

Illustration: Runway at Dresden International Airport

2850 metres long, 60 metres wide: the runway at Dresden International Airport

Airport codes

  • DRS (IATA code), EDDC (ICAO code)

Operating hours (since 26 October 2008)

  • 05:00 to 23:30 for scheduled and charter flights
  • The airport can be used at all times. Snow clearing and de-icing equipment is available.

Airport Reference Point (ARP)

  • Latitude: 51° 08' 03.64″ north
  • Longitude: 13° 46' 04.80″ east
  • Position: at the centre of runway 04/22 (41°/221°)

Distance and direction from the city, altitude

  • The airport is 9 kilometres north of Dresden city centre.
  • Altitude: 754 ft (approx. 230 metres) above sea level

Technical data

  • Length and width of the runway: 2850 x 60 metres (concrete)
  • Taxiways: 6 (between 20 and 30 metres wide)
  • Aircraft parking positions: 26
  • Boarding bridges: 6
  • All-weather operation licences: CAT I, CAT II, CAT IIIb
  • Handling capacity per year: 3.5 million passengers, 10,000 tonnes air cargo
  • Firefighting vehicles and rescue equipment for technical assistance are available in the appropriate numbers for the size of the operation and in accordance with the requirements for an ICAO Class 8 facility.

Meteorological data

  • Average maximum daytime temperature in the warmest month, July: 23.6°C (reference temperature)
  • Average minimum daytime temperature in the coldest month, January: -2.2°C
  • Prevailing wind direction: west-southwest

Fuelling systems

  • All necessary carburettor and turbine fuels and oils are available.
  • Refuelling takes place during airport operating hours.
Illustration: Fuelling

Fuelling an aircraft on the apron

Traffic statistics

Year

Passengers

Aircraft movements
total

Aircraft movements
night-time
(22:00 - 06:00)

Air cargo
(in tonnes)

2013

1,757,950

28,979

1499

180

2012

1,891,123

32,735

1938

264

2011

1,921,633

35,087

1766

394

2010

1,847,166

35,234

1838

379

2009

1,722,926

34,798

1809

505

2008

1,860,364

36,968

2329

343

2007

1,854,378

36,151

1419

427

2006

1,842,311

37,343

1916

574

2005

1,788,797

36,301

1764

441

2004

1,626,248

34,863

1902

425

2003

1,559,400

33,024

1894

649

2002

1,524.886

35,379

1968

796

2001

1,649.084

34,668

2784

877

2000

1,766,868

38,019

2857

1455

1999

1,755,804

42,200

2855

1220

1998

1,696,518

42,117

2704

1232

1997

1,676,221

43,271

2769

1367

1996

1,682,032

46,514

2611

1476

1995

1,701,342

49,581

2151

1300

1994

1,512,036

47,363

1761

1135

1993

1,323,504

45,156

912

1992

1,018,501

37,430

718

1991

608,746

25,330

300

1990

203,541

9015

209