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Leipzig/Halle Airport Code LEJ

Airport Codes

ZIP CODE 04435

Airport coordinates

LAT / LON 51°25'26"N / 12°14'11"E


Weather Observations

Station ID: EDDP
Observation Time: 09/06/2021 8:15 am

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About Leipzig/Halle Airport Code

Leipzig/Halle Airport code is LEJ. This airport derives its IATA code (LEJ) from Leipzig in Germany where it is based. Its elevation above sea level is 143 meters. 

About Leipzig/Halle Airport (LEJ)

Leipzig/Halle Airport (LEJ) is regarded as Germany’s 11th largest aviation hub. It served over 2.6 million passengers in 2019 alone–most of which arrived in flights to European leisure destinations. With over 1 million tonnes of cargo in 2019, Leipzig/Halle Airport (LEJ) is also one of the busiest airports in the country. 

Leipzig/Halle Airport (LEJ) Runway

Leipzig/Halle Airport (LEJ) is serviced by two runways: 

08L/26R 3,600 m concrete

08R/26L 3,600 m concrete 

Leipzig/Halle Airport (LEJ) Terminal

Leipzig/Halle Airport (LEJ) is a single terminal facility that features six jet bridges, several check-in counters, and several aprons among other facilities. 

Nearest Airports to Leipzig/Halle Airport (LEJ)

  • Dresden Airport 126 km 
  • Erfurt Airport 151 km 
  • Berlin Tegel Airport 190 km
  • Berlin Schonefeld Airport 200 km 
  • Prague Vaclav Havel Airport 229 km 

Major Airlines Operating from Leipzig/Halle Airport (LEJ)

  • Austrian Airlines 
  • Bulgarian Air Charter
  • Condor
  • Corendon Airlines 
  • Eurowings
  • Freebird Airlines 
  • Holiday Europe
  • Lufthansa 
  • Nesma Airlines 
  • Nouvelair
  • Pegasus Airlines 
  • Pobeda
  • Sundair
  • SunExpress
  • TUI fly Deutschland

Runway Data

Name Length Width Surface Lighted
08L-26R 11,811 ft 148 ft Concrete Yes
08R-26L 11,811 ft 198 ft Concrete Yes

Frequently Asked Questions

  • When should I reach the airport to board a flight on time?
    You should reach 90 minutes in advance before the departure of your domestic flight and 3 hours before the departure of an international flight.
  • Yes. You can use the free Wi-Fi facility at the airport.
  • The airport features luxury lounges, duty-free shops, ATMs, onsite parking, multi-cuisine restaurants, and currency exchange counters among other facilities.
  • You must check with the Materials Management Department as all unclaimed properties found at the airport and its vicinity are deposited here.
  • Yes. You need to carry a copy of your boarding ticket along with a government-issued picture ID.
  • Yes. The airport has a 24*7 medical center helmed by well-trained doctors and paramedics. In the event of a medical emergency, ambulances are also provided.
  • Kindly get in touch with your respective airline.
  • Kindly refer to your respective airline’s guidelines should you wish to carry medicines on board. It is advised that you carry your doctor’s prescription as well.
  • For the safety of our passengers, we request them to not handle any unattended items. They are advised to inform about the same to the airport staff or security personnel.

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