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)

2017

1.709.277

29.216

1.638

455

2016

1.667.880

30.380

1.390

222

2015

1.726.471

30.197

1.223

182

2014

1.760.408

30.357

1.228

166

2013

1.757.950

28.979

1.499

180

2012

1.891.123

32.735

1.938

264

2011

1.921.633

35.087

1.766

394

2010

1.847.166

35.234

1.838

379

2009

1.722.926

34.798

1.809

505

2008

1.860.364

36.968

2.329

343

2007

1.854.378

36.151

1.419

427

2006

1.842.311

37.343

1.916

574

2005

1.788.797

36.301

1.764

441

2004

1.626.248

34.863

1.902

425

2003

1.559.400

33.024

1.894

649

2002

1.524.886

35.379

1.968

796

2001

1.649.084

34.668

2.784

877

2000

1.766.868

38.019

2.857

1.455

1999

1.755.804

42.200

2.855

1.220

1998

1.696.518

42.117

2.704

1.232

1997

1.676.221

43.271

2.769

1.367

1996

1.682.032

46.514

2.611

1.476

1995

1.701.342

49.581

2.151

1.300

1994

1.512.036

47.363

1.761

1.135

1993

1.323.504

45.156

912

1992

1.018.501

37.430

718

1991

608.746

25.330

300

1990

203.541

9.015

209