Salzburg WA Mozart AP (SZG) Airport
Salzburg WA Mozart AP SZG Airport Overview
Salzburg W.A. Mozart Airport SZG serves Austria's city of Salzburg and its surroundings. The City of Salzburg (Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's birthplace) has many baroque churches, castles and gardens, and its scenery is unforgettable, offering a view to Austria's tallest mountain, the Grossglockner. 'The Sound of Music' was filmed in that area.
The Airport is located 4 km from Salzburg's city center, and is only 4 km from its border with Germany. If you drive via Hwy A1/A10, take the 'Flughafen' (airport) exit.
With a long runway and an estimated 1.7 million passengers in 2012, Salzburg Airport is served by major and minor European airlines and charters offering with direct and connecting flights to all points of the globe.
As of May 2013, Turkish Airlines offers four weekly flights to Instanbul Ataturk Airport.
The three-star 'Star Inn Hotel Salzburg Airport', located on Franz-Brotzner street, is only 800 meters from the Airport ground. It offers free on-site parking and 3 fully-equipped conference rooms.
Salzburg Airport has two passenger terminals - the much larger Terminal 1 and the new all-glass 'Amadeus Terminal 2' with more limited passenger facilities, intended in summer for product presentation, gala events, concerts, and art exhibits, and in winter for skiers, then operating weekends/Holidays. Food & drink is available between the check-in counter and security control.
Other services and amenities in the terminals: The main terminal offers all types of eateries, as well as some shops, all of which are located on the second floor.
The S.A.S. Ticket Center in Terminal 1's check-in hall issues airline tickets for One World Partner airlines and Aeroflot, Air Lingus, Air Berlin & British Airways.
There are a few 'last minute' travel agencies to help you book a hotel for an overnight stay or arrange a package deal for a spur-of-the moment vacation.
Parking options at Salzburg Airport: Short-term parking Lots P1 are right in front of the main terminal; right behind them is the multi-level Parking Garage P4; P3 serves Terminal 2 and P7 & 8 are on the Innsbrucker Bundesstrasse (the road leading to A1/A10).
To get from Salzburg Airport to your destination, you can rent a car (7 rental car agencies have offices on the ground floor of the multi-storey parking garage), take a taxi or a bus: Numerous taxi companies take you to all parts of the Salzburg area, while private & public buses take passengers in winter to popular slopes.
Trolley bus No. 2, which comes around every 10 minutes, connects you with the Salzburg transportation system, and within 25-30 minutes you arrive at the main station (Hauptbahnhof) or the city center. From there you can catch the train to popular tourist resorts (Zell am See, St. Johann, Altenmarket, Radstadt, Bad Gastein, Kitzbuehel, Schladming, etc.)
Buses number 8 & 2 also leave from the Airport into Salzburg, the stop is reachable via covered walkway from the passenger terminal.
Salzburg WA Mozart AP SZG Airport Update History
- SZG Airports - Oct 28, 2013
- SZG Food & Stores - Oct 28, 2013