CORONA UPDATE: Important information for passengers and visitors
Please keep in mind certain travel instructions and rules of conduct that apply at Dresden and Leipzig/Halle Airports because of the coronavirus pandemic. There are also test centres for those returning to Germany at both the airports.
Travel instructions and rules of conduct
- We recommend that passengers arrive at the airport about 2.5 hours before take-off. Please make use of your airline’s online check-in facilities, if at all possible.
In order to prevent fairly long waiting times, we would ask all passengers to make their way to the security screening area immediately after having checked in.
No entry restrictions: all the entry restrictions associated with Covid-19 for people travelling to Germany have been cancelled since Saturday, 11 June 2022. You may fly to the country for all travel purposes without having to prove your health status. People living in China still require an important reason to enter Germany (mutual reciprocity condition). This does not apply to German citizens who reside in China.
- The “high risk area” category has been abolished: travellers no longer need to provide any evidence of their health status, provided that they do not enter Germany from a “virus variant area”.
- Persons arriving from an area with a particularly high risk of a SARS-CoV-2 infection (high incidence area or virus variant area) must contact their health office (digital entry registration), observe a 10-day quarantine period at home and undergo a Covid-19 test (48 hours after entry). The test must also be repeated before departure.
- Please wear a medical face mask in the terminals. The only exceptions are children aged under 6 and people who cannot wear a face mask because of a particular health problem. Vending machines are available at the building entrances and in the terminals for people to obtain masks, disposable gloves and disinfectant.
- Please comply with the current restrictions on having no more than one item of hand luggage.
- You must wear a face mask on board when travelling with many airlines. Passengers should find out from their airline in advance which regulations apply.
- If passengers feel unwell, they should not embark on their planned journey, but stay at home.
- Where possible, please maintain a minimum distance of 1.50 m from passengers and other people. Signs and floor markings are provided to help you do so.
- Follow the hygiene recommendations: wash your hands frequently and cover your mouth and nose with your arm if you cough and sneeze.
- The Federal Government's guidelines on restricting social contact in everyday life apply.
Dresden and Leipzig/Halle Airports merely make available the infrastructure for the test centres. The airport information desks can therefore not provide any information about procedures, test results, eligibility, waiting times, etc.
Testcentre Medicorum TAM GmbH at Leipzig/Halle Airport
Mon. - Sun.
8 a.m. - 12 a.m.
1 p.m. - 5 p.m.
- Please bring your ID with you for legitimation.
Protecting your health is the top priority
The Central German airports have taken extensive precautions to protect the health of passengers, visitors, business partners and staff. This package of measures is based on the instructions provided by the relevant authorities and follows recommendations made by the German Airports Association (ADV).
The precautions taken include fitting protective sheets of plastic at check-in counters or where boarding cards are checked. There are also sanitiser dispensers in the terminal buildings. Monitors, signs and announcements remind passengers of the rules for hygiene and conduct. There are markings on the floor to ensure that distancing regulations are complied with, for example during security checks. Distancing markings have also been placed on seating.