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The airport (175 hectares of land) is named after Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and is located 1.7 NM (3.1 km; 2.0 mi) west-southwest from the centre of Salzburg and 2 km (1.2 mi) from the Austrian-German border, and is jointly owned by the City of Salzburg (25%) and The State of Salzburg (75%). Salzburg Airport is the second largest international airport in Austria. It serves Salzburg, the fourth-largest Austrian city, as well as a gateway to Austria's numerous extensive ski areas, including the Ski Amadé region, the largest network of linked ski resorts in Europe.

Coordinates 47° 47' 40" North, 13° 00' 12" East
Elevation 430 metres
Motorway Access to the A1, A8 and A10


  • Aerodrome Reference Code 4E
  • ICAO Code: LOWS
  • IATA Code: SZG

Operating Hours

You can find our operating times under the link below.
No landing permit for the following types of aircraft during the entire operating period due to excess of 98 dB SEK at MP 4: B727, B732, B747SP, DC10, MD80 series, TU154M

Regulations governing Hours of Operation
Overview of Operating Times


  • Direction 15/33 North-South
  • 2750 m x 45 m + 100 metres stopway north
  • EFAS electronic flash approach light
  • system PAPI precision approach path indicator
  • Runway centre-line lights, touchdown zone lights
  • Radar
  • Taxiway width: 23 metres


  • ICAO CAT II/III: 15 metres decision altitude, 200 metres runway visible range


  • Main Apron: 14 parking positions and general aviation apron for commercial flights
  • GA Apron North: general aviation, operational area of the Department of the Interior, ÖAMTC helicopter-response base, Aeroclub, Airlink


  • Terminal 1: 1,000 passengers/hour
  • Terminal 2: 600 passengers/hour
  • Passengers annually:  approx. 1.8 million

Other Facilities

  • 3 hangars 5.660 m², entrance height 6.5 metres
    Maximum aircraft size: classification C as defined by ICAO Appendix 14
  • Catering: DO&CO
  • Fuel suppliers: BP, Shell, OMV
  • Cargo Terminal with standard storage, cold storage, freezer compartment, hazardous goods storage

Air Traffic Control

AIS Austro Control GmbH, Salzburg
Phone +43 5 1703-6555
Fax     +43 5 1703-6556

Met Office

MET Austro Control GmbH, Salzburg
Phone: 0900 979 703-05 from Austria (charges apply)
Phone: 0900 179 1703-5 from Germany (charges apply)
Phone: +43 5 1703 40 88 from other countries
Phone: +43 5 1703 99 99 automatic weather forecast
Phone: 0900 548 700 50 individual, non-aviation weather information (charges apply)