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Düsseldorf Airport is the international airport of Düsseldorf, the capital of the German state of North Rhine-Westphalia. It is about 7 kilometres north of downtown Düsseldorf, and some 20 kilometres south-west of Essen in the Rhine-Ruhr area, Germany’s largest metropolitan area.

Dusseldorf Airport


Dusseldorf Airport has a wide number of services and facilities:

  • ATMs
  • Currency exchange
  • Kids facilities
  • Massages
  • Medical Center
  • Restaurants and cafés
  • Shops
  • Car rental offices


Düsseldorf Airport has three terminals connected by a central spine, even though the terminals are essentially concourses within a single terminal building. The current terminal buildings are capable of handling up to 22 million passengers per year.

  • Terminal A: Lufthansa and Germanwings services.
  • Terminal B: Domestic, regional and EU services.
  • Terminal C: Long-haul and non-Schengen services.



Düsseldorf Airport has two railway stations:

  • The S-Bahn station, Düsseldorf Airport Terminal station located below the terminal. It is served by the S11 suburban line, which has its northern terminus there.
  • The main station, 2.5 km from the terminal, is served by all other categories of railway, including ICE high-speed trains. A fully automatic suspended monorail called SkyTrain connects this station to the airport parking areas and the passenger terminals and also serves as an inter-terminal connection.

The airport can be reached via its own motorway section which is part of the motorway A44 (Belgium – Kassel, Exit Düsseldorf-Flughafen) which also connects to motorways A52, A57 and A3. There are also several local bus lines connecting the airport with nearby areas and Düsseldorf city center.


Dusseldorf Airport was officially opened in 1927 with flight routes to Berlin, Cologne, Hamburg and Geneva. During the World War II, DUS Airport was used exclusively by the army. Luckily,

Dusseldorf International Airport was reopened in 1948 to handle civil passengers with the end of the WW2.

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