Trier-Föhren Airport

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Trier-Föhren Airport
Trier-Föhren Airport (Rhineland-Palatinate)
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49 ° 51 '49 "  N , 6 ° 47' 17"  E Coordinates: 49 ° 51 '49 "  N , 6 ° 47' 17"  E

Height above MSL 203 m (666  ft )
Transport links
Distance from the city center 2 km east of Föhren,
12 km northeast of Trier
Street A1 motorway
Basic data
operator Airfield Trier GmbH
Start-and runway
04/22 1200 m × 30 m concrete

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The Trier-Föhren airfield ( ICAO code: EDRT ) is a commercial airfield for aircraft up to 15,000 kg near Föhren in the Trier region . The operator of the airfield is Flugplatz Trier GmbH. The airfield was originally in Trier-Euren from 1910 to 1977 and was then relocated to Föhren.

It has extensive concrete operating areas with taxiways and service / parking areas. There is also an area for microlight aircraft . The concrete runway is 1200 m long and 30 m wide. The airfield is open all year round and is mainly used for sightseeing flights, charter and business flights by business travelers and companies in commercial traffic. Another purpose is the training of private pilots and parachutists. Furthermore, a large hot air balloon meeting takes place here every year .

The Trier Region Industrial Park is connected to the airfield .

Resident associations

  • Fliegerclub Region Trier eV
  • Skydiving Club Trier eV
  • Youth development association Flugplatz Trier e.V.


On January 12, 2014, a Cessna Citation approached the airfield in thick fog hit a power pole and crashed. All four occupants - the pilot, the copilot and a married couple - were killed.

See also

Web links

Commons : Trier-Föhren Airfield  - Collection of images, videos and audio files

Individual evidence

  1. dpa - Crash in thick fog: Four dead ( Memento from January 13, 2014 in the Internet Archive )