Leipzig Halle (LEJ) Airport

Leipzig Halle LEJ Airport Overview

Leipzig Halle Airport LEJ is one of two Airports operated by 'Mitteldeutsche Airport Holding' and serves the German state of Saxony.  It is also Germany's second-largest cargo hub.

LEJ Airport is located in the town of Schkeuditz, and about 40 km from either Halle or Dresden (each a 30-minute drive), and accessible via B6 trunk road (from Halle or Leipzig) or motorways A14 & A9 (exit at Schkeuditzer Kreuz to A14). The Porsche factory is next to the Airport and offers special facilities for visitors and conventions.

With an annual passenger count of about 2.3M, and two very long runways, Leipzig Halle Airport is served by domestic & international, regular & low-fare airlines, offering direct and connecting flights to all points of the globe. 

The Central terminal complex of Leipzig Halle Airport has two connecting passenger terminals - the Central Terminal and Terminal B.  It includes the InterCityExpress railway station, the central check-in area, the Mall, and the multi-storey carpark, and offers a link between rail, road & traffic networks:

The Central Terminal, able to accommodate up to 4.5 million passengers per annum, consists of the check-in area and the Mall, and offers access to Terminal B and its departure gates. Both the Mall and the check-in area connect directly to the parking garage.
The check-in area (which can be accessed from the S-8A road from Schkeuditz) houses: a cash machine, airline ticket counters, travel agency desks, DB (train) counter, a bistro and the ckeck-in desks.
The Mall offers Germany's greatest selection of travel agencies, the Polster & Pohl lounge, various exhibits, a convenience store, & a restaurant.  At the end of the mall is the Airport Information desk (tel. 0341 224-1155).
After checking in at the Central terminal, passengers reach Terminal B's security area via the Mall, where they find departure lounges & Arrivals area.

Terminal B has two levels: a the ground level for arrivals and a the first level for departures, with waiting areas for Schengen (right), mixed (center) and non-Schengen (left) departures leading to the gates.
The ground level with three entrances/exits houses rental car desks, food & drink establishments, shops, check-in automats for Lufthansa & Austrian Airlines; security check, baggage claim & customs desk, drugstore, cash machines, flight-bag automat, AHS lost baggage desk and an information desk.
The first level has in the public area a restaurant, a baggage re-check control, a chapel and conference rooms. The secured area has a children's corner, duty-free/Travel Value, AHS Lounge, Lufthansa Lounge, a bar, a book store, and a TV lounge, as well as the waiting areas for Schengen (right), mixed (center) and non-Schengen (left) departures.


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