Stuttgart Airport (STR/EDDS)
New routes and frequency possibilities and why these routes would work
Other major reasons to serve this airport
- The economic factors in the federal state of Baden-Wuerttemberg are extremely strong and show the economic viability this region has consistently over-achieved for several decades. The state is belongs to the “Four Motors of Europe”.
- Baden-Wuerttemberg has over 426,000 Small and Medium Size Enterprises (SMEs) which are the backbone of the local economy. It is the home of multinational companies such as Daimler, Porsche, Bosch, Hugo Boss. In addition foreign companies, such as IBM, Hewlett Packard and Kodak, have established their German or European headquarters within the Stuttgart Airport catchment area.
- Stuttgart Airport truly opens the door to one of the most beautiful parts of Germany, with its fantastic landscapes, thriving cities and university towns, and upscale recreational activities. Baden-Wuerttemberg is one of the largest tourist states in Germany. The Black Forest enjoys a worldwide reputation for its lush romantic valleys, gorges, water mills and farms as well as for its cuckoo clocks. In summer time, Lake Constance shines against the backdrop of the Alps with countless white and colored sails, radiating a lighthearted atmosphere. As a result the region is in Germany’s top three positions for overnight stays and incoming traffic – especially from Asia and the Gulf region – is growing constantly
- Stuttgart is a multinational city with large migrant communities. Nationalities from southern and eastern Europe are especially well represented.
- A major new trade fair and congress centre opened in 2007 located just five minutes walking distance from the terminal buildings.
Marketing and other support
Tailor-made marketing plans
- Cooperations with the tourist board, economic organisations (eg Chamber of Commerce) are possible at both ends etc.
- Direct marketing activities (eg mobile promotions, mailings to travel agencies, travel manager etc.)
- On-site advertising, advertising in airport's print publications, website etc.
- Trade fair promotions
- Marketing activities in the local media (eg joint radio and newspaper advertising)
- Press releases and first flight events
- For additional information please contact us via email
- 30 min catchment area: 3.5 million inhabitants
- 45 min catchment area: 4.9 million inhabitants
- 60 min catchment area: 6.4 million inhabitants
- 75 min catchment area: 8.0 million inhabitants
- 90 min catchment area: 10.2 million inhabitants
Under-served freight opportunities and other economic impact factors
The economic factors in the federal state of Baden-Wuerttemberg are extremely strong and show the economic viability this region has consistently over-achieved for several decades. The state is belongs to the “Four Motors of Europe”.
Baden-Wuerttemberg has over 426,000 Small and Medium Size Enterprises (SMEs) which are the backbone of the local economy. It is the home of multinational companies such as Daimler, Porsche, Bosch, Hugo Boss. In addition foreign companies, such as IBM, Hewlett Packard and Kodak, have established their German or European headquarters within the Stuttgart Airport catchment area.
- STR is located 13 km south of Stuttgart’s city centre (15 to 20 minutes by car). The airport can be reached via motorway ‘Autobahn A8’ (Karlsruhe-Munich) and ‘Autobahn A81’ (Frankfurt-Zurich) or via the federal highway B27 (from Tubingen and Stuttgart-Downtown).
- The city’s main station is part of the ICE-high speed, EC- and IC network and integrated into the French TGV-high speed network as well. The central station is located 25 minutes from the airport and is connected every 10 minutes by subway (S-Bahn S2 or S3).
Frankfurt: 1h15 (ICE)
Munich: 2h20 (ICE)
Paris: 3h40 (TGV)
Zurich: 2h50 (ICE)
- Passenger numbers:
- Total passengers 2008: 9.93 million
- Domestic passengers: 3.33 million (33%)
- International passengers: 6.64 million (67%)
- Scheduled Passengers: 9.09 million (90%)
- Charter Passengers: 0.82 million (9%)
- 79% outbound, 21% inbound
- 33% business, 35% touristic, 32% VFR
- Freight 2008: 21,641 tonnes plus 10,307 tonnes airmail
- Largest carriers: Germanwings, Lufthansa, Air Berlin
- Up to 450 departures and arrivals a day
Infrastructure & Operations:
- One runway: 3,345 meters ILS CAT II and IIIb
- Slot Coordinated? Yes
- Operating hours: Departure: 6:00 (Off-Block: 05:50) – 23:00 Arrival 06:00 – 23:30
- Terminals: Four terminals. Terminals 1, 3 and 4: Departure and Arrival, Terminal 2: only Departure. Terminal 3 was opened in 2004.
- Min. connect time: 30 minutes
- Other relevant Infrastructure & Operations details: 56 parking stands (9 bridge positions)
Important infrastructure developments and/or other news
- 2010 - APRON extension
- 2019 – ICE and TGV High speed Train access
- Trade fair centre located 200m from the terminal buildings
- 2 Mövenpick Hotels (‘Stuttgart Airport’-4 star superior and ‘Trade fair’ in 50 to 200 meters distance to the Terminals)