Erfurt Airport
Erfurt-Weimar Airport is the national airport of Erfurt
Erfurt is the capital city of Thuringia and the main city nearest to the geographical centre of Germany, located 100 km SW of Leipzig, 150 km N of Nuremberg and 180 km SE of Hannover. Erfurt Airport can be reached by plane via Munich. It lies in the southern part of the Thuringian...

, Germany
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, which was changed from Erfurt Airport in 2011. It was felt that from a marketing point of view the addition of 'Weimar' to the name would better sell the area.

Ground transportation

With the extension of tram No. 4 ("AirCombino") to the suburb
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 of Bindersleben and a new tram
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 stop having been opened in front of the airport (since June 21, 2005)departing ever 10–20 minutes, you can now reach downtown via Domplatz and the train station in about 20 minutes. The distance between the airport, which is west of the town, and the city centre is 5 km (3.1 mi).

Airlines and destinations

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