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Salzburg Airport

Salzburg Airport
From the air
Airport information
 Location of airport in Austria
Airport typePublic
OperatorSalzburger Flughafen GmbH
Elevation430 m (1411 ft)
Total Passengers1552154
Aircraft Movements19456

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Salzburg Airport or W. A. Mozart Airport is the second largest airport in Austria.

Salzburg Airport presents itself as a modern regional airport, which creates jobs and plays an ever increasing role as a strong investor in the economy and the tourist industry. The airport, named after Salzburg-born composer, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, is located 1.7 NM west-southwest from the centre of Salzburg and 2 km from the Austrian-German border.

The airport is a gateway to Austria's numerous and vast ski areas, including the Ski Amadé region, the largest network of linked ski resorts in Europe.

The airport is jointly owned by the City of Salzburg (25%) and The State of Salzburg (75%). As of 2001 it was valued at - 22,000,000.

Salzburg trolleybus lines 2 and 8, each with service every 10 minutes, connect the airport to the rest of Salzburg's public transportation system. The main station is reachable in about 25 minutes and the inner city in about 30 minutes.

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