- Baden Airpark
name = Baden Airpark
nativename = Flughafen Karlsruhe/Baden-Baden
IATA = FKB
ICAO = EDSB
type = Public
operator = Baden-Airpark GmbH
elevation-f = 408
elevation-m = 124
coordinates = coord|48|46|45|N|08|04|49|E|type:airport_region:DE
website = [http://www.badenairpark.de/ www.badenairpark.de]
metric-rwy = y
r1-number = 03/21
r1-length-f = 10,800
r1-length-m = 3,300
footnotes = Source: airport website [ [http://www.badenairpark.de/ Baden Airpark] , official site] and
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Baden Airpark Airport codes|FKB|EDSB, or officially "Flughafen Karlsruhe/Baden-Baden", is an international
airportlocated in the state of Baden-Württembergin Germany, 40 km (25 miles) south of Karlsruhe, 15 km (9 miles) west of Baden-Badenand 55 km (35 miles) north of Strasbourg, France.
2004it is the second-largest airport in Baden-Württemberg(after Stuttgart Airport), and the 18th-largest in Germany with 970,000 passengers per year.
Baden Airpark was a Canadian military base and airport,
CFB Baden-Soellingen, from 1953until 1993. The newly founded Baden Airpark GmbH took over the airport in 1995and the first commercial flight took place on May 17, 1997to Palma de Mallorca, Spain.
Technically the airport is just a part of Baden Airpark, which also includes facilities for both business and leisure. The latter includes an 18-hole
golfcourse and an enclosed ice rink(both originally part of the Canadian base). From that time stems the name Baden Söllingen, which locals use to denote the airport.
Public ground transportation
The airport can be reached by different public local bus links from the
Baden-Badentrain station and Rastatttrain station.Besides that there are regular long distance bus services from Offenburg, Freiburg, Strasbourg, Mannheim, Heidelbergand Frankfurt-Hahn Airport.
The taxi fare to
Baden-Badenis about 24€.
Airlines and destinations
Hamburg International(Ankara, Fuerteventura, Heraklion, Lanzarote, Las Palmas, Malaga, Palma de Mallorca, Tenerife-South)
Ryanair(Alicante, Dublin, Girona, London-Stansted, Rome-Ciampino, Stockholm-Skavsta, Valencia)
TUIfly(Antalya, Fuerteventura, Heraklion, Las Palmas, Palma de Mallorca, Rhodos, Tenerife-South)
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