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 2018, 11.8 million passengers departed from or arrived at Stuttgart Airport.
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
11,832,634 passengers (2018)
Take-offs and landings:
About 400 daily, over 120 destinations
About 55 Airlines
Terminal 1: Departures and Arrivals
Terminal 2: Departures only
Terminal 3: Departures and Arrivals
Terminal 4: Departures and Arrivals
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
46 parking positions
7 parking positions cargo center
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 2018:
Total: 286.1 million Euro
Aviation: 178.1 million Euro
Non-aviation: 108.0 million Euro
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.
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.
BARIG members flying from Stuttgart (STR)
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