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Bodensee-Airport Friedrichshafen

Friedrichshafen Airport - prior permission required (PPR)

Reference Point 47° 40' 16" North 009° 30' 46" East
Radio 120.07 MHz
ATIS 129.60 MHz
ELEV 1,367 ft /417 m

All those planning to fly to Friedrichshafen Airport (EDNY) by their own plane to attend AERO 2016 will require a slot. For 2016 Friedrichshafen Airport and Messe Friedrichshafen will provide a online booking service for PPR slot reservation.

Slots can be booked from Monday April, 4th 2016 at

Every pilot flying to EDNY by his/her own aircraft will get one day free entry to the AERO show, sponsored by aerokurier and Flug Revue!

Markdorf Gliderport - for ultralights and motor gliders only - no prior permission required

Reference Point: 47 42.6 North 009 23.4 East
Radio: 123.350 MHz Markdorf Information
RWY: 10/28 450 m x 30 m Grass
ELEV 1,394 ft / 425 m

Information airfield Markdorf (PDF 875 kb)

Segelfliegergruppe Markdorf/Bodensee e.V (SFG Markdorf - Markdorf Gliding Club, in cooperation with Messe Friedrichshafen, enables landings (ultralights and motor gliders only) at Markdorf gliderport without need for a slot or prior permission. Arrivals are possible from Wednesday 20 through Saturday 23, 2016. The gliderport will be open daily from 8.00 a.m. to 7.00 p.m. local time. Departures on Sunday, April 24, 2016 are also possible.

During the fair (20 - 23 April 2016), a shuttle bus service (every half hour) between the Friedrichshafen show grounds and Markdorf gliderport will be operating free of charge. In addition to the shuttle, taxi transport will be available on request and the train station is only a short walk from the gliderport, too.

Flights to Regio Airport Mengen with Taxi-Service

Taxibus - Service April 20-23, 2016 (max. 5 up to 9 persons)
From Mengen to Friedrichshafen: daily 09:00 a.m., Departure Airport Mengen
From Friedrichshafen to Mengen: daily 5:30 p.m., Departure Messe Friedrichshafen
Coach fare (two ways): depending on utilization of taxi 25,- to 50,-€/person

Only cash payment! electronic purse is not possible!

(Transport is made by AERO)

The airfield Mengen-Hohentengen is open at a time of 08:00 a.m.

Please note that the normal landing fees will be applied.

Registration: one day before at 12 a.m. at the latest
Contact: Mail:, phone: +49-(0)7572-711047

Anreise Flugzeug

By charter and scheduled flights

Direct flights

With VLM from and to Berlin, Düsseldorf and Hamburg. Around the world with Lufthansa via the aviation hub Frankfurt and with Turkish Airlines via the aviation hub Istanbul.

International connections

  • Zurich
    International airport with direct connections to Friedrichshafen and the integrated transportation system airplane/train. 
    Service tip: Check out at Kloten. Transfer below ground to the trains to Romanshorn. From Romanshorn via ferry to Friedrichshafen and from there to the exhibition grounds by Shuttle-Bus (only during trade fairs, alternatively by taxi) using BSB Combination ticket: ferry, shuttle bus and entry to the show (not available for every exhibition).


Stephan Fischer
Coordinator Visitor Service
Phone:   +49 7541 708-404
Fax:   +49 7541 708-2404
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Kathrin John
Project Coordinator
Phone:   +49 7541 708-414
Fax:   +49 7541 708-2414
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Meike Abele
Project Coordinator
Phone:   +49 7541 708-367
Fax:   +49 7541 708-2367
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