Visitor Tours

The visitor service at Leipzig/Halle Airport provides various guided tours for interested persons and those keen to learn more. The tours highlight the history, present state and future of the airport. They also offer insight into what goes on at the airport on a daily basis in the public areas and behind the scenes. You can conveniently book all the tours online.

If you are travelling in your own coach that you can use for the tour around the airport, please indicate this on the group booking form. If you are arriving some other way, the guided tour will take place in a bus operated by the airport. If so, please indicate on the group booking form that you are not arriving with your own bus.

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⇒ Dear guests,

We would ask you to appreciate that no guided tours of the airport can take place until further notice in order to prevent any further spread of the Covid-19 virus.
Any guided tours that have been booked can be cancelled free of charge.  All vouchers will continue to be valid.


​Please go to our website to find the latest information.   
 

The visitor service team at Leipzig/Halle Airport

Holiday tour

The holiday tour is geared towards children during their school holidays and those accompanying them. During the two-hour trip, the visitor service ensures that they feel in a holiday mood. The tour starts at the central check-in area and takes the large and small participants through the terminal building and out to the apron area so that you and your children can experience what goes on at an airport at close quarters. The programme also includes a visit to the airport fire brigade, which will show you its fire-fighting equipment. The climax of the tour is a bus trip along the runway at speed.

  • Duration: two hours
  • Price per person: EUR 8.00

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Airport Tour

The tour starts at the “Airport guided tours” desk in the central check-in area. As you make your way through the mall and the arrivals/departures terminal, you can have a look at the historic Ilyushin IL-18 aircraft and obtain an initial impression of what happens to passengers as they depart. Following a security check, we start the tour of the apron area and you will be able to see the varied procedures used when preparing passenger aircraft for take-off. We then make our way to the airport fire brigade, before we look at the cargo site where you will experience everything related to loading and unloading freight. The tour ends with a bus trip along the runway at speed, which will definitely make your visit to the airport an unforgettable experience. 

  • Duration: two hours
  • Price per person: EUR 8.00 – EUR 12.00

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Night Tour

The night tour starts at the central terminal. You gain some idea of the airport site in front of the airport model. You will see the restored IL-18 aircraft from the mall and learn interesting things about the history of this four-engine passenger plane that is more than 50 years old. After you have undergone a personal check and passed through the security area, we make our way to the apron where you can see how planes are prepared for take-off at close quarters. We then show you the airport fire brigade, its everyday work and the technical equipment, before we head for the impressive cargo area at Leipzig/Halle Airport, where you learn all about loading and unloading freight. After a bus trip along the runway at speed, the tour ends at the former tower near the southern fire station where you can enjoy the air traffic at night from high up. 

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Fire brigade tour

The tour starts in the central terminal at the airport. Following a security check, we take you to the western fire station where you can inspect the modern fire-fighting vehicles in the depot there. We then make our way to the Fire Training Centre. During the trip, you gain some entertaining insights into the history of the airport fire brigade and its missions during the last few years by means of a slide show. Once you arrive at the Fire Training Centre, you obtain an all-round impression of the current airport fire brigade and inspect the Boeing-747 fire simulator. The tour ends with a return journey to the airport terminal. 

  • Duration: two hours
  • Price per person: EUR 8.00 – EUR 12.00

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