Stuttgart (STR)

Stuttgart (STR)

  • Stuttgart Airport – The gateway to Southwest Germany

    Stuttgart Airport is located right in the heart of Baden-Wuerttemberg, the third largest state in Germany. With its 3.345 m runway, four modern terminal buildings and its direct highway and train access, Stuttgart Airport provides everything an airport needs to handle all types of flight, from regional to intercontinental. In 2019, 12.7 million passengers departed from or arrived at Stuttgart Airport.

    Capital City
    Stuttgart is the capital city of Baden-Wuerttemberg. The modern and vibrant city offers a broad selection of ancient buildings as well as modern architecture, cultural highlights and high-class recreational facilities. 

    4th largest catchment area (relative to other German airports)
    Over 11 million people live in the state of Baden-Wuerttemberg, of which 5,7 million live within a 60-minute radius around the airport (by car).  A further 5,3 million people live within a 90-minute radius.

    Strong economic power
    Multinational companies such as Daimler (Mercedes Benz), Porsche, Bosch and Hugo Boss have their headquarters nearby the airport. More than 426.000 Small and Medium Size Enterprises (SMEs) are situated in Baden-Wuerttemberg, which is the highest density of SMEs in Germany.

    Famous tourist attractions
    Stuttgart and its region feature world famous attractions such as the 2nd largest beer festival in the world (called ‘Cannstatter Wasen’), the Daimler Benz Museum and the Porsche Museum as well as a unique outlet shopping experience in Metzingen. Moreover, Stuttgart Airport is the gateway to worldwide known tourism destinations such as the City of Heidelberg, Baden-Baden with its famous casinos and the Black Forest.


    Facts & Figures

    12.7 M passengers (2019)
    Capacity: 14M

    Take-offs and landings:
    About 400 daily, over 120 destinations

    About 55 Airlines

    Passenger terminals:
    Terminal 1: Departures and Arrivals
    Terminal 2: Departures only
    Terminal 3: Departures and Arrivals
    Terminal 4: Departures and Arrivals

    Air freight:
    27,000 tonnes are flown directly out of Stuttgart, of which 9,500 tonnes are air mail

    Flight operations area:
    One take-off and landing runway: length: 3,345 metres, width: 45 metres
    Two parallel taxiways
    Apron: 70 hectares
    55 parking positions
    7 parking positions cargo center

    Airport site:
    Around 400 hectares, of which about 190 hectares are green space

    Shops: around 6,000 m²
    Bistros and restaurants: around 3,800 m²
    Totally 90 shops, bistros, restaurants and service points before and after the security check.

    Turnover in business year 2019:
    Total: 300.1 million Euro
    Aviation: 189.1 million Euro
    Non-aviation: 111.0 million Euro


    Our Responsibility

    Business activities aviation:

    • Operations: Shipping papers, monitoring of loading, weight calculation, etc.
    • Ground traffic service: Primarily passenger transportation, baggage, drinking water and disposal services
    • Passenger clearance: Embarking, lost & found office

    Business activities non-aviation

    • Construction of office buildings, parking blocks and other premises.
    • Rental and leasing of restaurants, parking blocks, plots
    • Supply services, incl. electric power, water, heating, cleaning, waste disposal, information- and communications Technology.

    Fairport STR

    At Stuttgart Airport, we recognize our responsibility to minimize our impact on our environment and aim to become one of the highest-performing and most sustainable airports in Europe. We are committed as a company to have a positive influence on the economy, society and the state of the local and global environment. Our strategy is based on binding values and guidelines for our employees, which are all compiled in our fairport code.

    Sustainable management at Stuttgart Airport means: creating added value for our employees, the environment as well as for the economy and people in our region. In our understanding business success and sustainability performance are inseparably connected. Sustainable development is therefore a material element of our corporate strategy.

    Our mission: We strive to become one of the best-performing and most sustainable airports in Europe – the fairport STR.

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