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Stuttgart, Germany

About Stuttgart Airport

Stuttgart Airport (IATA: STR) is an international airport located in Stuttgart, Germany. It is currently the sixth-busiest airport in Germany, having served over 10.5 million passengers in 2015. The airport mainly serves flights to European cities, but also has some long-haul services to destinations such as Atlanta.

The airport was originally built in 1939 to replace the former Böblingen Airport. After WWII, the airport was expanded, including an extension of the runway in 1948, 1961 and 1996. The original terminal building from 1938 was also replaced in 2004, meaning there are currently four terminals.

The airport is a hub for Eurowings, and also is a focus city for airlines such as CondorLauda, SunExpress Deurschland and TUI fly Deutschland. he airport is located about 13km south of Stuttgart, between the towns of Leinfelden-Echterdingen, Filderstadt and Stuttgart.


STR Airport has four terminals, which all contain plenty of places to eat, drink and shop, whilst also having places to relax and wait for your flight.

Facilities Include:

  • One hour free WiFi
  • Post Office
  • Children's Play Area
  • Food and Drinks
  • Supermarket
  • Luggage Wrapping
  • Medical Services
  • Pharmacy
  • Mobile Charging
  • ATMs
  • Chapel
  • Massage Chairs
  • Duty-Free shopping
  • Gift shops
  • Hair Salon
  • Showers
  • Smoker's Lounge
  • Observation Deck
  • Arcade

Lounges Include:

  • Air France Lounge: This airport lounge is located in Terminal 1, airside.
  • British Airways Executive Club Lounge: You'll find this executive lounge in terminal 1, airside.
  • Lufthansa Business Lounge: This airport lounge provides food and snacks, as well as free WiFi, TVs, newspapers and magazines.

Book Lounge Passes for Stuttgart Airport

Did you know that you can buy lounge passes for Stuttgart Airport with Alternative Airlines? You can purchase them for the Elli-Beinhorn Lounge found in Terminal 1.


There are four terminals at this airport, connected by an airside walkway. Each terminal has seperate check-in facilities and entrances.

Terminal 1

Terminal 1 is mainly used by Eurowings and Lufthansa.

Terminal 2

Terminal 2 is fairly small, only containing 9 check-in counters and a security checkpoint. It is mainly used by Eurowings.

Terminal 3

Terminal 3 is found landside, east of Terminal 1 and 2. There are 39 check-in counters, and is used primarily by TUIfly and KLM.

Terminal 4

Terminal 4 is in a separate building to the other three terminals, but is still connected by a walkway. This terminal contains 17 check-in counters.

Airlines that fly to Stuttgart Airport

Aegean Airlines, Aeroflot, airBaltic, Air France, Air Serbia, AIS Airlines, Alitalia, AtlasGlobal, Austrian Airlines, Blue Air, British Airways, Bulgarian Air Charter, Condor, Corendon Airlines, Corendon Airlines Europe, Delta Air Lines, easyJet, Ellinair, Eurowings, Finnair, Flybe, Freebird Airlines, Holiday Europe, Iberia Express, Israir, KLM, Lauda, LOT Polish Airlines, Lufthansa, Nouvelair, Onur Air, Orange2Fly, Pegasus Airlines, Scandinavian Airlines, SunExpress, SunExpress Deutschland, Swiss International Air Lines, Tailwind Airlines, TAP Air Portugal, TUI fly Deutschland, Turkish Airlines, Twin Jet, Vueling.

How to get to Stuttgart Airport

By Road

The airport is easily acessible by car from two major highways; the Bundesautobahn 8 (A8) and the Bundesstraße 27 (B27).

By Public Transport

There are several coach companies that operate services from the airport to cities such as Esslingen am Neckar, Reutlingen, Tübingen and Kirchheim. There is also a train station on the Stuttgart suburban railway S2, which is 30 minutes away from the main city centre railway station.

By Rental Car

There are many car rental companies which opperate services at this airport, such as Avis, Budget, Europcar, Hertz and Sixt.

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