Air Transportation

© Foto: istockphoto/Stephen Strathdee

The Braunschweig Regional and Research Airport

As a runway for industry and airborne sports, the airport is the central traffic turntable for an entire region and simultaneously an important centre for aerospace research. Numerous users from aviation, science and industry are included as customers. The "Braunschweig Research Airport" represents the Braunschweig aerospace technology centre which includes approx. 1500 experts from companies, research facilities and the Luftfahrt Bundesamt (Federal Civil Aviation Authority). The Braunschweig Regional Airport is equipped with a 1,560 m asphalt runway and a 900 m grass runway. An extension is planned.

Flight operations and service:

  • Test flights by the Research Airport's partners
  • General business traffic
  • Pilot training
  • Glider operation
  • Parachuting sports

Instrument approach is possible

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Air Transportation

Flughafen Braunschweig-Wolfsburg GmbH


Lilienthalplatz 5
38108 Braunschweig


Tel.: +49 531 354400
Fax: +49 531 3544045

Website: (opens in a new tab)


Distance from the city centre: 10 km
Direct access to the A2 Motorway

More information

Flight operations:
Tower and Air Traffic Control Tel: +49 (531) 350007

Explanations and hints

Picture credits

  • Foto: istockphoto/Stephen Strathdee