Aéroport de Strasbourg (SXB) is one of minor international airports in France, at a distance only of 10 km away from historic city Strasburg, capital of region Alsace (today Grand Est). Strasbourg-Entzheim Airport, being relatively small, stays on second place throughout the passengers served (in 2014 they have been more than 1,167,612 passengers), by its legal status is the manager of the airport concession with a capital of 148,000 euros. A small proportion of flights are concentrated on international airlines, whereas during the high seasons mainly Asia and Africa airlines serve more.
Spot of history
The first air communication in Strasbourg was opened in 1920, thus the airport started functioning in 1935 under a co-financing agreement between the Chamber of Commerce and Industry, the Municipal Council of the City of Strasbourg and the Office of the Bas-Rhin Department. At that time, the first flights operated between Strasbourg and Paris, as well as few other capitals of the countries of Central Europe. Since 1957, the airport was rebuilt and expanded three times - in 1973, in 1988 and then in 1999. In 1980, the airport received the status of "open airport", which allowed to carry out international transits. In 1994, military base after 50 years of it existence was eliminated.
Facilities and infrastructure of the Strasburg Airport
The airport represents the two-storeyed terminal building. On the ground floor there are 3 terminal entrances to reach check-in areas and arrivals facilities as well as departure area for boarding A and boarding B. Here are also UM arrival, car park payments points, bars and restaurants. Furthermore, travelers can find departure lounges and both international and domestic gates on the 1st floor.
Free WI-FI: Connect to Internet access at Strasburg Airport and stay always up to date with the latest news, surf the net, take pictures or “like” your friend’s posts. The airport provides free WiFi in the arrival and departure areas.
Services for persons with reduced mobility: Since 26 July 2008 Strasbourg Airport has applied European regulation while travelling by air. Passengers must indicate the nature of disability (reduced mobility, visually impaired, hearing impaired…), the degree of assistance required and your specific needs during the flight as well as the international code according to the international classification:
• WCH R: The passenger can move independently and climb stairs
• WCH S: The passenger can move independently but cannot climb or descend stairs.
• WCH C: The passenger cannot move independently and must be carried to/from their seat.
• BLND: Passenger is blind or visually-impaired.
• DEAF: Passenger is hearing-impaired.
• DPNA: Passenger has an intellectual or behavioral disability and requires assistance.
It is important to provide the following information about your wheelchair when booking:
• Electric or manual, foldable or not
• Weight and dimensions in a folded position
• Battery type (dry or wet)
All escalators are paired with a lift accessible by wheelchair.
Shopping and special offers
The modern Strasburg airport building is equipped with maximum consideration for the needs of travelers. Faced to free time before your flight or boarding? Take some TAX-FREE beverages, tobacco or find perfume or cosmetics by luxuriant brands. Going to take break at the airport? Each month there are special offers, don’t miss them, just check the last updates on the airport official website! The airport has a restaurant with traditional dishes and Alsatian cuisine and a small bar where you can enjoy freshly brewed beer. Dear students, here is a special -10% discount for your purchases at Casino SHOP, RELAY and AELIA DUTY FREE, prepare your student card! Casino Shop, Relay shop and others are open all week and gladly offer a wide selection of any desired products! Europa-Park. Taking note of only a few kilometers from Strasbourg the famous largest leisure theme park Europa-Park for adrenaline lovers.
Private transfer services to and from Strasburg Airport
After a long flight, when you arrive at the airport, all you will need is a private airport transfer right to your reserved hotel or any desired destination in this new unfamiliar country. Your first step should be booking your airport transfer in advance, in order not to overpay to the uncommon taxis and enjoy “meet and greet” service. The private transfers are available every day regardless of the time or the season and will always provide qualified and punctual services. Private transfer is the best and easiest way to begin your vacation smoothly and to ensure a service that will match your expectations and needs! It may look uneasy to find a convenient transfer company, check out by comparing the companies you can find the best price for airport transfer.
Shared transfers to and from Strasburg Airport
If you wish to save money, you are planning a company outing- just find your shared transfer, your driver and your transfer’s companion, consider to share your ride with more people or simply join another one’s trip. Nothing is as good for team spirit as a shared experience. Platform apps are a useful way to get to your destination at a reduced cost comparing to the other options, so go ahead and reserve your private shared transfer to and from Lyon Saint-Exupery Airport.
Airport taxis to and from Strasburg Airport
The airport building has special telephone racks with taxi services, a taxi ride from Strasburg Airport to the city center takes about 20 minutes.
Shuttle Bus to and from Strasburg Airport
Buses depart each 15 minutes starting from 06:00 to 00:00.
Train to and from Strasburg Airport
The airport is served by the suburban Entzheim-Aéroport train station, the trip takes from 7 to 12 minutes to reach the main train station- Gare de Strasbourg. The first train departs at 03:30.
Baggage Services at the Strasburg Airport
Kindly note that from January 2014 some regulations for hand luggage apply to all flights departing from the European Union as well as Australia, Canada and the United States. In order to prevent delays and to avoid having your items confiscated, prepare liquids for security checks. You must also separately present all large electronic devices: laptops, large digital cameras, DVD readers and remove your coat or jacket. Prepare your luggage before boarding, be aware about items prohibited on the aeroplane, in the hold and the cabin. Please, never leave your baggage alone!
Left-baggage service is available in case you want to spend the whole day outside the Airport, without worrying about the safety of your belongings.
Official IATA code: SXB
Address: Route de l'Aéroport - RD221, 67960 Entzheim, FRANCE
• Phone: +33 (0)3 88 64 67 67
• Fax: +33 (0)3 88 64 69 32
Official Website: www.strasbourg.aeroport.fr/
The handling agents at Strasbourg Airport are:
• Air France (represents: Air France, Hop!)
Phone: +33 (0)1 55 69 84 68
• Strasbourg Handling (represents: Air Arabia Maroc, ASL Airlines, Brussels Airlines, Czech Airlines, Ibéria, Royal Air Maroc, SunExpress, Tarom, Tassili Airlines,Tunisair, Ryanair, Volotea)
Phone: +33 (0)3 88 64 67 93
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