April 19th  - April 22nd, 2023,  Wednesday through Friday 9.00 a.m. to 6.00 p.m., Saturday 9.00 a.m. to 5.00 p.m.

AERO Friedrichshafen is Europe's largest and most important trade show for General Aviation. Launched in 1977, the trade show has taken place in Friedrichshafen on the shores of Lake Constance since then.
Every year, more than 700 exhibitors from 35 countries occupy more than 80,000 m² of exhibition space to present their latest products and services including numerous premieres. AERO showcases the full spectrum of General Aviation. More than 200 aircraft will be presented along with engines, propellers, avionics equipment, pilot supplies and accessories, as well as maintenance and numerous other services.

  • Basically, visitors to AERO are people who are involved in one way or another in General Aviation. Over 70% attend because of private interest (BtoC), nearly 30% have a BtoB background. More than 60% of all attendees are active pilots, aircraft operators or members of a flying club who want to get informed about the latest industry trends. AERO is also a show for visitors from support sectors such as avionics, maintenance and related services. The trade show is an established presentation platform for manufacturers and suppliers. All those looking for a career in the General Aviation sector will be provided with valuable information at AERO Friedrichshafen. Last but not least, AERO is also a place to be for our young visitors and future pilots. The Aeromodelling section at AERO Friedrichshafen is a first information platform for the next generation of pilots.

With more than 200 aircraft on display, AERO showcases the entire spectrum of the latest gliders, Drones, electric aircraft, eVTOLs, ultralights, planes, helicopters, gyrocopters, turboprops and business jets. Visitors to the show can experience the fascinating world of aviation up close.

A list of registered aircraft is available four weeks before the trade fair.

A first preliminary exhibitor list will be online by mid January 2023 in our List of Exhibitors section.

Our so called AERO Conferences, more than 270 conferences, lectures and workshops will be held.

An overview about the Daily Conference programme will be published within February 2023 in the AERO Conference section.

Yes, there are several destinations in the region:
Friedrichshafen Airport (EDNY): All aircraft flying to EDNY (prior permission required) will need a landing and departure slot. The booking tool to buy slots for EDNY will be opening within March 2023
Markdorf Gliderport is open to ultralights only.
Furthermore, there are additional airfields in the region. You find an overview with detailed information, here.

Yes. iOS and Android Apps will be available for download in the respective stores approximately two weeks before AERO opens its doors.

More detailed information on hotel accommodation is available here.

For "Restaurants and Nightlife", please click here.

Yes. The trade show is also open to the public on all the exhibition days.

Yes. The next generation of pilots is very welcome. Children under the age of 6 are admitted free. Young Pilots between 6 and 17 years pay a reduced entrance fee of 5,00€ to enter the show.

Click here for ticket options and prices.

Yes, you can. In order to save money and avoid long waiting times at the cash desk, simply buy our discounted online tickets safe and easy in our Online Shop. Please click here to purchase your tickets online.


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