St. Gallen–Altenrhein Airport
St. Gallen-Altenrhein is a small airport which is located in the Swiss canton if Altenrhein. This airport borders upon a picturesque lake Constance, as well as Liechtenstein and the Austria and Germany. After terminating the contract with Austrian Airlines in 2003, The People’s Airlines became the dominant company in the airport. St Gallen-Altenrhein is also a base of the People’s Airlines. In total, around 125,000 passengers used St. Gallen-Altenrhein Airport last year, an increase of 3%. With the People's Airlines, around 130,000 passengers were transported from / to Vienna to all departure airports and to summer holiday destinations. Particularly pleasing is the development of the regular service Altenrhein-Vienna; Here, capacity utilization of 74% was achieved in 2018. This is an increase of 8% compared to the previous year. But the passenger development in summer charter flights is also very satisfactory with an increase of 76%. Business aviation (aircraft use for personal and business use) recorded around 6,500 aircraft movements, an increase of 10% over the previous year.
Services for people with reduced mobility
St. Gallen-Altenrhein Airport offers wheelchair accessibility for passengers with reduced mobility. It is strongly recommended to request for assistance before the departure. The airport is well equipped with elevators and special toilets.
Shopping in St. Gallen-Altenrhein Airport
St. Gallen-Altenrhein is a real paradise for shopaholics. In the shopping area, you may purchase TAX-FREE beverages, tobacco, perfume by luxuriant brands, world-known Swiss chocolate and much more. But do not be tempted, otherwise, you can miss your flight.
Private Transfer service to and from St. Gallen-Altenrhein Airport
After an exhausting flight, you will certainly need a fast and smooth transfer to your desired destination to get some rest. You should pay primary importance to the company you choose, as unprofessional and rude service may spoil your first impressions of the country. We encourage to book a private transfer in advance because the huge flow of passengers arriving in St. Gallen-Altenrhein Airport sometimes makes it uneasy to find a convenient transfer company since in most cases they are overbooked. Always compare the companies to find the best price for airport transfer.
The infrastructure of St. Gallen-Altenrhein Airport
The St. Gallen-Altenrhein Airport has only one passenger terminal and one runway, used by small passenger jets.
Shared Transfers in St. Gallen-Altenrhein Airport
For budget travelers, the St. Gallen-Altenrhein Airport offers shared transfers to the Altenrhein city center and vice versa.
St. Gallen-Altenrhein Airport Taxis
If you would like to be picked up, can use either taxi service based at the airport or order one, before your arrival.
Official IATA code: ACH
Address: Flughafenstrasse 11, 9423 Thal
Phone: +41 71 858 51 65
Official Website: https://peoples.ch/