Departures Leipzig (LEJ)

Departures flight plan for Wednesday, 16 January 2019*
Flight route
Departure
Aeroplane
Leipzig - Marsa Alam
09:30
Boeing 738
Airline (Flight number): SunExpress Deutschland (XG4659)
Leipzig - Munich
09:35
Canadair CR9
Airline (Flight number): Air Canada (LH2165), Deutsche Lufthansa (AC9423), TAP Air Portugal (CA6182), Air China (TP7853), United Airlines (UA9427)
Leipzig - Frankfurt
10:35
Embraer E90
Airline (Flight number): Air Canada (LH161), Deutsche Lufthansa (AC9148), TAP Air Portugal (CA6082), Air China (TP7845), United Airlines (UA9011)
Leipzig - Zurich
10:40
CS3
Airline (Flight number): Deutsche Lufthansa (LX901), Swiss International Air Lines (LH5810)
Leipzig - Dusseldorf
11:25
De Havilland DH4
Airline (Flight number): Eurowings (EW9075)
Leipzig - Gran Canaria Las Palmas
11:45
Airbus 321
Airline (Flight number): Condor (DE1462)
Leipzig - Enfidha
12:00
Boeing 73W
Airline (Flight number): Germania (ST1036)
Leipzig - Munich
12:30
Canadair CR9
Airline (Flight number): Deutsche Lufthansa (LH2167)
Leipzig - Frankfurt
14:15
Airbus 321
Airline (Flight number): Air Canada (LH163), Deutsche Lufthansa (A31471), TAP Air Portugal (AC9082), Aegean Airlines (CA6080), Air China (TP7847), United Airlines (UA9577)
Leipzig - Munich
15:50
Canadair CR9
Airline (Flight number): Deutsche Lufthansa (LH2169), South African Airways (A31479), TAP Air Portugal (NH5438), Aegean Airlines (SA7564), ANA All Nippon Airways (TP7855)
Leipzig - Stuttgart
17:05
De Havilland DH4
Airline (Flight number): Eurowings (EW2073)
Leipzig - Dusseldorf
17:20
De Havilland DH4
Airline (Flight number): Eurowings (EW9073), ANA All Nippon Airways (NH5072)
Leipzig - Cologne
17:35
Airbus 319
Airline (Flight number): Eurowings (EW79)
Leipzig - Istanbul
18:15
Airbus 319
Airline (Flight number): Turkish Airlines (TK1340)
Leipzig - Frankfurt
18:30
Embraer E90
Airline (Flight number): Deutsche Lufthansa (LH165), Singapore Airlines (NH6074), South African Airways (SA7531), TAP Air Portugal (SQ2065), ANA All Nippon Airways (TP7849)
Leipzig - Vienna
19:35
De Havilland DH4
Airline (Flight number): Austrian Airlines (OS214), Deutsche Lufthansa (LH6378)
Leipzig - Munich
20:25
Canadair CR9
Airline (Flight number): Deutsche Lufthansa (LH2171), Air China (CA6184)
Leipzig - Dusseldorf
20:40
De Havilland DH4
Airline (Flight number): Eurowings (EW9071)
Leipzig - Malta
21:55
Airbus 320
Airline (Flight number): Air Malta (KM311)
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Arrivals Leipzig (LEJ)

Arrivals flight plan for Wednesday, 16 January 2019*
Flight route
Departure
Aeroplane
Zurich - Leipzig
09:55
CS3
Airline (Flight number): Deutsche Lufthansa (LX900), Swiss International Air Lines (LH5811)
Frankfurt - Leipzig
10:00
Embraer E90
Airline (Flight number): Air Canada (LH156), Deutsche Lufthansa (AC9273), Singapore Airlines (SA7526), South African Airways (SQ2032), United Airlines (UA9056)
Dusseldorf - Leipzig
10:50
De Havilland DH4
Airline (Flight number): Eurowings (EW9074)
Munich - Leipzig
11:50
Canadair CR9
Airline (Flight number): Air Canada (LH2166), Deutsche Lufthansa (A31488), Aegean Airlines (AC9549), United Airlines (UA9426)
Frankfurt - Leipzig
13:25
Airbus 321
Airline (Flight number): Air Canada (LH158), Deutsche Lufthansa (A31454), TAP Air Portugal (AC9275), Aegean Airlines (TP7840), United Airlines (UA9552)
Munich - Leipzig
15:15
Canadair CR9
Airline (Flight number): Deutsche Lufthansa (LH2168), TAP Air Portugal (TP7854)
Stuttgart - Leipzig
16:25
De Havilland DH4
Airline (Flight number): Eurowings (EW2072)
Dusseldorf - Leipzig
16:45
De Havilland DH4
Airline (Flight number): Deutsche Lufthansa (EW9072), Eurowings (LH5330)
Cologne - Leipzig
17:00
Airbus 319
Airline (Flight number): Eurowings (EW78)
Istanbul - Leipzig
17:20
Airbus 319
Airline (Flight number): Turkish Airlines (TK1339)
Frankfurt - Leipzig
17:55
Embraer E90
Airline (Flight number): Deutsche Lufthansa (LH160), TAP Air Portugal (CA6083), Air China (NH6075), ANA All Nippon Airways (TP7842)
Enfidha - Leipzig
18:30
Boeing 73W
Airline (Flight number): Germania (ST1037)
Vienna - Leipzig
18:55
De Havilland DH4
Airline (Flight number): Austrian Airlines (OS213), Deutsche Lufthansa (LH6377)
Munich - Leipzig
19:50
Canadair CR9
Airline (Flight number): Deutsche Lufthansa (LH2170), TAP Air Portugal (CA6181), Air China (NH5437), ANA All Nippon Airways (TP7858)
Hurghada - Leipzig
20:05
32B
Airline (Flight number): Condor (DE473)
Dusseldorf - Leipzig
20:05
De Havilland DH4
Airline (Flight number): Eurowings (EW9070), ANA All Nippon Airways (NH5105)
Marsa Alam - Leipzig
20:25
Boeing 738
Airline (Flight number): SunExpress Deutschland (XG4658)
Malta - Leipzig
21:10
Airbus 320
Airline (Flight number): Air Malta (KM310)
Frankfurt - Leipzig
22:35
Airbus 319
Airline (Flight number): Deutsche Lufthansa (LH164), Singapore Airlines (A31496), TAP Air Portugal (CA6087), Aegean Airlines (SQ2066), Air China (TP7844)
Gran Canaria Las Palmas - Leipzig
22:50
Airbus 321
Airline (Flight number): Condor (DE1463)
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3 Flight routes to & from Leipzig (LEJ)

Flight Leipzig (LEJ) - Funchal (FNC)
airberlin (AB2298), Condor (DE4438, DE4578)
£192.50
Flight London (LON) - Leipzig (LEJ)
British Airways (BA3380), Virgin Atlantic Airways (VS6720, VS6775)
£135.00
Flight London Heathrow (LHR) - Leipzig (LEJ)
British Airways (BA3380), Virgin Atlantic Airways (VS6720)
£168.00

Leipzig Airport

Leipzig-Halle Airport is one of the biggest airports in the new German federal states (formerly part of the GDR). Since the runway was extended to 3600 m in the year 2000 larger airports such as the Airbus A330 have been able to operate from the airport. For Leipzig this had advantages as far as freight transport was concerned and it is now one of the three largest cargo airports in Germany.
  • URL: Leipzig (LEJ)
  • Time zone: GMT 1
  • Service telephone: +49 341 224-1155
  • Address: Flughafen Leipzig/Halle GmbH, Postfach 1, D-04029 Leipzig
  • Operating company: Flughafen Leipzig/Halle GmbH
  • Parking: Yes; paid parking – about 5800 short and log term spaces.
  • Nearby cities: Wahren (10 km), Leipzig (16 km), Halle (18 km), Halle-Neustadt (22 km), Gera (64 km), Jena (72 km), Chemnitz (82 km), Neustadt (90 km), Erfurt (98 km)
  • Directions by car: Motorways A9, A14 (exit Schkeuditz/Flughafen)
  • Stations: Airport train station (Deutsche Bahn, DB)
  • Flight distribution on the days of the week: , Monday (15.41%), Tuesday (13.91%)Wednesday (15.23%), Thursday (14.37%), Friday (15.10%), Saturday (13.06%), Sunday (12.93%)
  • Alternative spelling: Flughafen Leipzig-Halle, Halle, Halle-Leipzig, Lipsia-Halle, Lipsko-Halle, Leypsiq, Lipcse, Lipsk-Halle, Leipciga, Lajpcig, Λειψία, Лейпциг-Галле, Лейпцыг, Лайпциг, Лајпциг, לייפציג, لايبتسغ, لايبزغ, لایپزیگ, ไลพ์ซิก, Լայպցիգ, ლაიფციგი, লাইপ্‌ৎসিশ, लिपजिग, लाइपझिश, लाइपजि, ライプツィヒ-ハレ, 라이프치히, 莱比锡

Most popular destinations from Leipzig (Flights per week )

  1. Railway Germany (133, 30,23 %)
  2. Frankfurt-Main (94, 21,36 %)
  3. Munich (27, 6,14 %)
  4. Antalya (25, 5,68 %)
  5. Palma de Mallorca (20, 4,55 %)
  6. Dusseldorf (20, 4,55 %)
  7. Vienna (12, 2,73 %)
  8. Stuttgart (11, 2,50 %)
  9. Cologne (Koeln)-Bonn (11, 2,50 %)
  10. Dresden (11, 2,50 %)
  11. other (17.26 %)

Top airlines (percentage of departures and arrivals)

  1. Deutsche Bahn AG (266, 18,18 %)
  2. Deutsche Lufthansa (248, 16,95 %)
  3. Air China (86, 5,88 %)
  4. Air Canada (80, 5,47 %)
  5. Condor (80, 5,47 %)
  6. TAP Air Portugal (80, 5,47 %)
  7. Germanwings (76, 5,19 %)
  8. United Airlines (70, 4,78 %)
  9. airberlin (60, 4,10 %)
  10. Luxair (56, 3,83 %)
  11. other (24.68 %)

Location
First in use in 1927, the airport is in the town of Schkeuditz, about 20 km or 14 miles north west of Leipzig and about 25 km or 17 miles southeast of Halle/Saale. Motorists should take the motorway A9/E51 exit "Schkeuditzer Kreuz" or via the motorway A14 exit "Schkeuditz".

Just next to the airport terminal is the airport railway station which was completed in the summer of 2003. Now a large number of local and national DB train services serve the airport directly. The airport express operates to the main station in Leipzig every day at 30 minute intervals - the journey takes about 12 minutes.

Bus number 202 operates a regular service between the airport and the nearby town of Radefeld. The "AutobahnExpress Schnelllinienbus GmbH" serves both the airport and the car park P3 and several cities and towns in central Germany. More details are available locally and on the internet.

History
Prior to today's airport, the two airfields Leipzig / Halle and Mockau / Nietleben both existed in the Leipzig area, but lost in significance due to political decisions of the German Reich.

In the 1920s, East German air space was reorganised and the decision was taken to construct a new airport for the metropolitan ​​Leipzig area. Located between the cities, Schkeuditz was the perfect location for the new airport. The airport was finally opened in 1927. Until the Second World War, the airport could boast large traffic numbers and in 1937 even ranked amongst the fourth busiest airports in Germany.

After the end of World War II, commercial flights were only again operated at the airport in 1972. In previous years, the grounds were used for engineering and air shows. A terminal building that was built in 1966 during most of the year served as a motorway service station and only turned into a reception area during the air shows.

Despite economic difficulties, departure areas were extended and navigation facilities and a new arrivals hall built until the late 1980's.

After German reunification, the newly formed Leipzig GmbH was able to resume building works due to help from West German airports, which was decisive in the development of Leipzig airport. New terminal buildings were constructed, the runways repaired and access roads and parking spaces created. In 2000, the airport obtained its new 3600 m long runway and gained in significance as it now fulfilled all the conditions for an intercontinental airport.

When in 2004, the German Post World Net decided to establish the European DHL hub here, Leipzig airport was again of massive importance. The inauguration took place in 2008.


Weather forecast for Leipzig

Statistical weather data for Leipzig

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