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Airport Tour

The Airport Tour gives guests an initial impression of the extensive range of activities undertaken at the airport. 

The tour begins with a look around the central area of the airport. On the way through the mall and the arrival/departure terminal, guests can take a look at the historical aircraft Ilyushin IL-18 and get a first impression of the path of a departing passenger.

Guests will then head over to the General Aviation Terminal where they will have an identity check. This will be followed by a tour of the aprons, where the various tasks carried out by the aircraft handling services will be seen and explained live in action.

Cargo Area SouthCargo Area SouthThe tour will then continue with a stopover at the Fire Station West. 

Passing the fuel depot and the hush house, the tour will continue in the southern area of the airport with explanations being provided on cargo handling.

When passing the areaof DHL guests can obtain information on handling of aircraft and cargo types as well as various infrastructure facilities. 

After receiving clearance from the German Air Navigation Services pilots, we will then embark on a high-speed drive down one of the two runways.

Duration:
2 to 2.5 hours

Prices:
For individuals and groups (15 to max. 31 people) in the airport bus:
Children up to 14 years old: €6.00 per person
Adults: €12.00 per person
For groups (min. 15 people) with use of their own tour bus:
 €8.00 per person

Bookings:
All tours have to be booked in advance.
Tel.: +49 (0) 341 224-1414 (9am - 5pm)
Fax: +49 (0) 341 224-1177

Night Tour

The Night Tour is a special attraction which draws on spectacular experiences from the airport world with its thousands of twinkling lights.

The Night Tour begins in the central area and continues on into the General Aviation Terminal for the ID check. Then it's time for the great apron tour. Here, guests can watch handling processes up close - from loading the cases onto the aircraft to the pushback of the planes.

Racing down one of the well-lit runwaysRacing down one of the well-lit runwaysThe tour will then continue over to Fire Station West. Here, visitors will find out everything they need to know about the airport fire service, the daily life of an airport firefighter and the station's technical facilities. 

The next part of the tour takes guests to Cargo Area South. En-route, we will pass and give information on the fuel farm and engine test station.

The tour bus will then head over to the illuminated runways. After receiving clearance from the German Air Navigation Services pilots, we will pick up speed, racing down one of the well-lit runways.

After this unique experience, guests will visit the fire training centre where they will also find the Boeing 747 fire simulator. During the journey, an impressive photo slide show enables guests to visualise the lasting over nearly nine decades history of the airport fire service and gain insights into past operations and services.

Guests can expand their knowledge of the training centre and can actively take part themselves.

Duration:
3 to 4 hours 

Prices:
For individuals and groups (15 - max. 31 people*) in the airport bus:
€29.00 per person
For small groups in the airport minibus up to max. 8 people:
Package price: €250.00
For groups (min. 15 people*) with use of their own tour bus:
€22.00

* Please email a booking request for groups of 15 people upwards

Bookings:
All tours have to be booked in advance.
Tel.: +49 (0) 341 224-1414 (9am - 5pm)
Fax: +49 (0) 341 224-1177

Fire Service Tour

The Fire Service Tour provides a good overview of the interesting history and comprehensive tasks carried out by the airport fire service.

The tour begins in the airport's Central Terminal. After thw identity check, it continues over to the Fire Station West, where the station's technical facilities can be visited. 

Then it goes to the training center of the airport fire service, the Fire Training Center. A photo slide show provides delightful insights into the history of the airport fire service, illustrating past operations and services.

Fire Service TourFire Service TourAt the fire training centre, visitors can gain a well-rounded impression of today's fire service and also take a look at the Boeing 747 fire simulator. Everything you need to know about the technology used by the fire service, deployment tactics and training facilities will be described on site.

 

Duration:
2 hours

Prices:
Children up to 14 years old: €6.00 per person
Adults: €12.00 per person

Bookings:
All tours have to be booked in advance.
Tel.: +49 (0) 341 224-1414 (9am - 5pm)
Fax: +49 (0) 341 224-1177

IL-18 Tour

The IL-18 Tour offers aviation enthusiasts a very special insight into the history and technology of the former airliner Iljuschin 18.

IL-18 TourIL-18 Tour

The tour begins at the visitor service meeting point in the Central Terminal. After a short briefing, guests will be guided into a room where they can sit on the original seats of the IL-18 and enjoy a ten minute photo slide show which gives an overview of the aircraft's history.

Guests will then be taken to see the aircraft, now over 50 years old, where they can look into the cockpit and cabin, and take in the plane's exterior. The tour guide will then accompany visitors to the viewing platform, where the entire airport grounds will be described from a height of 30 metres.

Duration:
2.5 hours

Price:
€12.50 per person
For small groups up to max. 8 people:
Package price: €100.00

Bookings:
All tours have to be booked in advance.
Tel.: +49 (0) 341 224-1414 (9am - 5pm)
Fax: +49 (0) 341 224-1177

Student Tour

The Sudent Tour is designed for groups of kindergarten children and elementary school classes. During this tour, procedures at the airport are child-friendly explained. 

The tour begins  area with a brief introduction in the central check-in. Afterwards, the young guests go to the General Aviation Terminal for the ID check, before being shown around the apron. The tour offers the chance for pupils to discover various aircraft handling activities up close. 

Student TourStudent Tour

Then, the group will go on to visit Fire  Station West, where they can take a look at the airfield fire engine and equipment.

The last stop on the tour is the entry in the arrival /departure terminal. After leaving the security area, it goes back to the central check-in area.

 

Duration:
1.5 hours

Prices:
For groups (15 up to max. 31 participants) in the airport bus: 
€5.00 per person
For groups (min. 20 people) in their own tour bus: 
€4.50 per person

Bookings:
All tours have to be booked in advance.
Tel.: +49 (0) 341 224-1414 (9am - 5pm)
Fax: +49 (0) 341 224-1177

Youth Tour

The Youth Tour offers a fascinating glimpse behind the scenes at the Leipzig/Halle Airport

The tour begins with a look around the central area of the airport. On the way through the mall, a stop at the Ilyushin IL-18 will be inserted and the aviation history of the region will be illustrated. 

Youth TourYouth TourThen the group will go to the General Aviation Terminal for the ID check, before being shown around the apron. The the various tasks of aircraft handling can be observed live.

The tour takes in the course in the Fire Station West. There, the young guests will learn interesting facts about the tasks of the airport's firefighters. Passing the fuel farm and engine test station, the tour continues in the Cargo Area South with explanations for cargo handling. 

After receiving clearance from the German Air Navigation Services pilots, we will then embark on a high-speed drive down one of the two runways. At the end of the tour the way of an incoming passenger will be explained in the arrival /departure terminal. 

Duration:

2 to 2.5 hours

Prices:
For groups (15 up to max. 31 participants) in the airport bus: 
€8.00 per person
For groups (min. 20 people) in their own tour bus: 
€7.00 per person

Bookings:
All tours have to be booked in advance.
Tel.: +49 (0) 341 224-1414 (9am - 5pm)
Fax: +49 (0) 341 224-1177

Orientation Tour

How do I find departures? The new Orientation Tour will turn unwitting guests into airport pros in just two hours.

A modern airport can be likened to a small town, with its own rules and procedures. The orientation tour helps "flight fledglings" gain a good overview of the airport when embarking on their very first flight.

Orientation TourOrientation TourThe tour focuses on the route followed by passengers from arriving at the airport to finding their way to the gate. The check-in procedures will be described in detail, including baggage check-in and the subsequent security check. This will help guests get a feel for typical terms and abbreviations used at the airport. Information will also be given to familiarise guests with the departure board and airport signposting. Besides this, the special range of services offered to disabled guests will be explained. Furthermore, you will find out what to do if items of baggage are damaged or go missing. The tour will finish off with a chat over coffee and cake, where visitors are free to ask questions in a relaxed setting.

Groups on this tour are limited to a maximum of ten participants.

Price: €12.00 per person 

Bookings:
All tours have to be booked in advance.
Tel.: +49 (0) 341 224-1414 (9am - 5pm)
Fax: +49 (0) 341 224-1177

Important information

In order to comply with the necessary security checks, we require a list of all tour participants including first and last names, dates of birth and addresses. Please bring this list with you on the day of the tour.

 Participant list for tours (in german only)

Please note: all visitors aged 16 years and above who wish to take part in an airport tour have to bring a valid ID card, passport or driving licence with them.
Should participants fail to appear for the tour within 30 minutes of the agreed start time, they are no longer entitled to join the tour; the arising costs shall be invoiced.
Payment: payment in cash on site or following invoice
Guests with impairments or disabilities: please inform us in advance of any existing impairments or disabilities (particularly in the case of wheelchair users) so that we can plan our tours as well as possible.
Tours can also be conducted in English if requested in advance.
Changes may be made to tour programmes due to traffic and weather conditions on the day, or any construction works being undertaken at the time.

Please see our General Terms and Conditions.