General information Leipzig Halle Airport

Leipzig Halle Airport is an airport in the east of Germany near the town of Schkeuditz, near the cities of Leipzig and Halle. In terms of passenger numbers, Leipzig Halle Airport is the eleventh largest airport in Germany. In terms of freight traffic it is the second largest airport in Germany. The airport was opened in 1927 and is today mainly used as a hub for DHL. In 2019 Leipzig Halle Airport welcomed around 2.6 million passengers. Most flights from Leipzig Halle Airport leave for sunny destinations.

Airlines and destinations

Leipzig Halle Airport is an airport where various airlines operate, especially during the high season. The airlines that operate flights to and from Leipzig Halle Airport during the high season include Condor, FreeBird Airlines and Corendon Airlines. Other airlines operating regular flights to and from Leipzig Halle Airport include Lufthansa, Eurowings and Austrian Airlines.

The destinations from Leipzig Halle Airport that are mainly served in summer are mainly in southern Europe. You can fly from Leipzig Halle Airport to Egyptian destinations such as Hurghada and Sharm El Sheik. Other popular destinations are the Canary Islands such as Fuerteventura, Tenerife and Lanzarote. The Greek islands are also among the most popular destinations among passengers flying from Leipzig Halle Airport. Among others, Corfu, Kos, Rhodes and Crete are frequently visited.

Native name: Flughafen Leipzig/Halle
Also known as: Leipzig Airport
Address: Terminalring 11, 04435 Flughafen Leipzig/Halle, Germany
Passengers: 2.62m (2019)


Leipzig Halle Airport is located in the east of Germany, west of the city of Leipzig and east of the city of Halle. The A14 and A9 motorways are close to the airport, which means that you can get to the airport easily and quickly by car. The cities of Leipzig and Halle are both accessible via the A14 motorway. By car you take half an hour to Leipzig and about 35 minutes to Halle. The cities are also easily accessible by public transport. You can travel to these cities by S-Bahn and train.

Leipzig Halle Airport Parking

You can park your car at Leipzig Halle Airport. There are a total of around 5,000 parking spaces, of which 2,000 are covered and the rest are in the car parks. Car parks P2, P15 and P20 can only be used in high season. P1, P3, and P4 are available: parking spaces can be reserved online in advance. 60 minutes parking at P1 costs €5, at P2 and P4 you pay €20. For longer parking periods, P2 and P4 are much more convenient. Are you picking someone up or taking someone away? Then P11 is available: here you pay €1.50 for 30 minutes.


Leipzig Halle Airport is a modern and well-organised airport with plenty of facilities for passengers. The main advantage is its own train station: this provides an excellent connection to the nearby cities of Leipzig and Halle. The number of destinations is somewhat small, but the most popular destinations in southern Europe are easily accessible.

Car rental

You arrive at Leipzig Halle Airport, you need a car rental:


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Book a taxi

Book a taxi at Leipzig Halle Airport. It is about 22 km (30 min.) to the city centre of Leipzig. A normal price for a taxi is around € 40.