Flughafen Dresden GmbH

Flughafen Dresden GmbH is a subsidiary of Mitteldeutsche Flughafen AG and is one of the two Central German airport sites alongside Leipzig/Halle Airport. The catchment area covers two of the most important urban areas in Eastern Germany – i.e. Dresden and Chemnitz/Zwickau. Passengers from the south of Brandenburg, the north of the Czech Republic and the Silesia region in western Poland also use Dresden Airport to travel to destinations all over the world, either on non-stop or feeder flights.

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Airport codesDRS (IATA), EDDC (ICAO)
Operating hours5:30 a.m. – 11.30 p.m.

Airport coordinates51° 08′ 03.64″ north, 13° 46′ 04.80″ east
Airport altitude754 feed (230 metres) above sea level
Average daytime maximum temperature in the month of July23,6°C
Average daytime minimum temperature in the month of January-2,2°C

Length and width of the runways2,850 metres x 60 metres 
Taxiways (width):6 (20 metres - 30 metres)
Parking positions for aircraft:28
Jetways:6
All-weather flight operation systemsCAT I, CAT II, CAT IIIb

YearPassengers /
Aircraft movements
 
2020385,651 / 15,153 
20191,598,784 / 28,583 
20181,762,175 / 30,273 
20171,709,277 / 29,216 
20161,667,880 / 30,380 
20151,726,471 / 30,197 
20141,760,408 / 30,357 
20131,757,950 / 28,979 
20121,891,123 / 32,735 
20111,921,633 / 35,087 
20101,847,166 / 35,234 
20091,722,926 / 34,798 
20081,860,364 / 36,968 
20071,854,378 / 36,151 
20061,842,311 / 37,343 
20051,788,797 / 36,301 
20041,626,248 / 34,863 
20031,559,400 / 33,024 
20021,524,886 / 35,379 
20011,649,084 / 34,668 
20001,766,868 / 38,019 
19991,755,804 / 42,200 
19981,696,518 / 42,117 
19971,676,221 / 43,271 
19961,682,032 / 46,514 
19951,701,342 / 49,581 
19941,512,036 / 47,363 
19931,323,504 / 45,156 
19921,018,501 / 37,430 
1991608,746 / 25,330 
1990203,541 / 9,015 
YearVolume of freight
(in tonnes)
202056
2019225
2018289
2017455
2016222
2015182
2014166
2013180
2012264
2011394
2010379
2009505
2008343
2007427
2006574
2005441
2004425
2003649
2002796
2001877
20001,455
19991,220
19981,232
19971,367
19961,476
19951,300
19941,135
1993912
1992718
1991300
1990209

Dres‌den Air‌port His‌to‌ry

Here is a summary of the most important historical events and periods of time at the airport.

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DRESDEN AIRPORT Safety and Se‌cu‌ri‌ty

The safety of our passengers, business partners and employees is the top priority at Dresden Airport.

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Dresden Airport Air‌port Fire Bri‌ga‌de

The airport fire brigade makes a major contribution to safety at Dresden Airport.

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Dresden Airport Winter Ser‌vi‌ces

Winter services are provided at Dresden Airport during the winter months. They ensure that flight operations run smoothly in any kind of weather conditions.

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