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Charter a Flight from Dresden Airport

Dresden city centre is located just a short 10 kilometres away from Dresden Airport in the borough of Klotzsche. The airport is very well connected with the A4 motorway, providing direct access. If arriving by car, there are approximately 3,000 parking places available – each just a short walk from the main airport building. In 2016, almost 1.7 million passengers travelled by commercial or charter flight to or from Dresden International. All flight movements are handled on one runway. For those who enjoy watching the planes, there’s a prime spot for doing so at the observation deck.

History of Dresden (DRS) Airport

Dresden International Airport first opened its doors in 1935 and is operated by Dresden Airport GmbH. Since its beginnings, the airport was divided into both military and civilian sections. During the Second World War, the airport was mostly used for military purposes. It wasn’t until the middle of the 50s that the airport was renovated to accommodate increased civil air traffic; they began with expanding the airport building, the runway, and the parking facilities. The glass "Skywalk" connects the airport to the parking garage, making it easier and more comfortable for passengers to get to and from their private jet at Dresden Airport in a sheltered and warm walkway.

It is possible to catch both domestic and international commercial, as well as charter flights from Dresden. With over 3,000 staff, passengers can rest assured that they can pass through the airport as swiftly as they like – with speedy aircraft checks, efficient passenger handling and well-organised security control.

Dresden Airport Location

Distances from Dresden International Airport:

  • Dresden city centre: approx. 13 kilometres by car
  • Dresden Frauenkirche: approx. 14 kilometres by car
  • Saxon Landtag: approx. 14 kilometres by car

As soon as your flight to Dresden has landed, passengers can reach the city centre by car in just a matter of minutes. There are a number of taxi and transfer companies available to ensure a punctual arrival and take off. Additionally, there is a chauffeur service available on request for discreet and comfortable transfers to, for example, your next business meeting in the city. If you prefer to get behind the wheel yourself, there is the option of a rental car from various agencies located in the airport. Passengers travelling with their own vehicle can save time searching for a parking space by booking one in advance.

Flights to and from DRS Airport: Advantages for Business Customers

In order to make your stay as pleasant as possible, Dresden Airport offers a number of VIP benefits. If you have some time to spare, there are various airport shops that are open every day – including Sundays and public holidays. Whether a quick snack, a coffee to go, or a leisurely meal in the bistro, Dresden Airport offers an array of food options. The ElbeZeit Café has a smoking area which is the only place smoking is permitted in the airport.

For some relaxation before or after a business meeting, there are a number of ReMass massage chairs in the departure area; enjoy a Shiatsu massage before your private jet from Dresden Airport. VIP and business passengers are also welcome to use the airport lounge for some relaxation. The lounge is located in the General Aviation Terminal and can accommodate up to 20 people. Among others, the following services are available:

  • Newspapers and magazines
  • Wi-Fi access
  • Lounge bar with hot and cold beverages
  • Catering upon request

For passengers travelling by charter flight to or from Dresden Airport, the friendly team on ground provide a fully comprehensive service to make your stay as comfortable as possible. From hotel or restaurant reservations to arranging a limousine transfer, they will be happy to help. Additionally, at the nearby Conference and Event Centre, it is possible to rent conference rooms or book the premises for trade fairs, meetings and events. The venue offers a great view of the runway.

Dresden Airport: Europe-Wide Connections

In recent years, DRS Airport has established itself as both a national and world-renowned airport. Some of the most popular flight routes are domestic flights within Germany, as can be seen below:

A number of destinations can be reached from Dresden by private jet in less than an hour. If travelling by business jet from Dresden to Berlin Schönefeld for example, your journey will take approximately 40 minutes. With just 10 minutes more, you can fly from Dresden to Nuremberg or Hannover. Other cities nearby like Bremen or Stuttgart can be reached in an hour.

Dresden Airport Runway

Runway Length and width Surface
04/22 2,850 m x 60 m Concrete

In case you have some time to spare in between your business meetings and arrangements, don’t miss out on a chance to see this historical and cultural city. The city’s charming old town in particular tends to attract visitors from near and far with its many sights: the Dresden Frauenkirche, the castle, the Semperoper, the Dresden Zwinger and the Golden Rider statue are some of the city’s most famous attractions. If you find yourself in Dresden during the Christmas season with time to spare before your charter flight from Dresden, why not take a trip to the famous Striezelmarkt Christmas market?

Airport Facts

  • Airport code: EDDC/DRS
  • Altitude: 230 m (754 ft) above MSL
  • Passengers per year: approx. 1,667,880 (2016)
  • Aircraft types: all common aircraft and weight classes
  • Runway operating hours: daily from 5:30am to 11:30pm (commercial and charter flights)
  • Runways: 1 (2,850 m)

Top Connections

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  • Berlin Schönefeld Airport (Germany)
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  • Linz Airport (Austria)
  • Vienna Airport (Austria)
  • Dortmund Airport (Germany)
  • Prague Airport (Czech Republic)
  • Zürich Airport (Switzerland)
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