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Strasbourg Airport

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Continent: Europe Country: France
Strasbourg Airport
Location Entzheim, Strasbourg
IATA code SXB
ICAO code LFST
Airport type Commercial
Website http://strasbourg.aeroport.fr/en
Overview map Google Maps
Communications
Tower 126.875 Mhz
Ground 121.800 Mhz
Clearance
Approach 119.450 Mhz
ATIS 126.925 Mhz

Strasbourg Airport is a minor international airport. It is located in Entzheim and 10 km west-southwest of Strasbourg. Until 1994, the airport was a military airfield.

Official Spotting Locations

There are no official spotting locations.

Other Spotting Locations

Runway 05/23

On the east side of the airport, on the southern half of the runway, there is an unpaved path along the fence. There is also a slight elevation, making it easy to take photos over the fence. At this spot you are very close to the runway, which is why you'll only need a focal length of up to 150mm. Since this spot is about halfway up the runway, it is suitable for any wind directions for both takeoffs and landings.

To get to this location from the terminal you will have to drive to Entzheim. Take the D221 and D400 to Entzheim and take the exit to Entzheim. Leave the roundabout at the second exit and follow the Route de Strasbourg/D392. After 1,6 km turn right into Rue Jacques Humann and turn right again immediately into Rue de la Salle des Fêtes. Follow the road to the very end. At the crossing to the Rue du Lac there is a parking spot at the left side. (Coordinates 48.536682, 7.635999) From the parking spot you have to walk the last 400 meters. Follow the unpaved road to the airport fence. Shortly after the path makes a left turn, the spotting location is on the left side. (Coordinates 48.538516, 7.631713)

Locations to Avoid

Traffic

Regular Traffic

The airlines listed are operating to or from Strasbourg Airport during winter 2017/18.

  • Air Arabia Airbus A320
  • Brussels Airlines operated by bmi regional: Embraer ERJ145
  • Czech Airlines ATR 42-500
  • HOP! ATR 72-500 / Bombardier CRJ700/CRJ1000ER / Embraer ERJ145/190
  • Iberia operated by Air Nostrum: Bombardier CRJ200
  • Royal Air Maroc Embraer 190
  • Ryanair Boeing 737-800
  • Tassili Airlines Boeing 737-800
  • TUI Belgium Airlines Boeing 737-800
  • Tunisair Airbus A320 / Boeing 737-600
  • Volotea Airbus A319 / Boeing 717-200

Special Traffic

As the airport is close to the European Parliament in Strasbourg, special flights take place in the twelve-week-long meeting periods. The following airlines offer flights during these periods on Mondays and Thursdays. These flights are for the delegates, but can also be booked by the general public.

  • Aegan Airlines
  • Lufthansa
  • TAROM

Facilities and Transportation

Less than 200 meters from the terminal is the Entzheim-Aéroport train station. Between the station and the terminal is a barrier-free and covered path.