Salzburg airport: Salzburg Airport (W.A. Mozart) (SZG)

Salzburg Airport (W.A. Mozart)

Salzburg Airport is the second largest airport in Austria (after Vienna). Salzburg Airport processed 1.7 million travelers in 2005. It is an important airport for the winter sport region in Austria. There are two terminals but Terminal 2 is only open during winter months and then only on Saturdays since most charter flights arrive and depart on this day.

Address

Salzburger Flughafen GmbH
Innsbrucker Bundesstraße 95
5020 Salzburg
Austria

Airport codes

IATA airport code: SZG
ICAO airport code: LOWS

Transport

Local transport

Train

There is no train connection with the airport. Bus line 2 goes to Hauptbahnhof in Salzburg.

Car and bus

The airport is close to the city, only four kilometers from the center of Salzburg. The exit to the airport (‘Flughaven’) is clearly indicated on highway A1 (to Vienna and Budapest), the exit that connects to the A8 (to Munich). From the center of Salzburg you follow first the Maxglaner Hauptstrasse and then the Innsbrucker Bundesstrasse (B1) that leads directly to the airport.

During the day, a bus (line 2) leaves every ten minutes to Salzburg Central Station, travel time is approximately 20 minutes. Other destinations are also accessible from the bus station at the airport, such as Zell am See, Maishofen, Saalfelden, Weißbach, St. Martin, Unken, Bad Reichenhall and Wals.

Car rental - Salzburg Airport

In the Arrivals Hall you can find counters for car rental companies: Avis, Bluebox, Budget, Europcar (Arac), Hertz, National/Alamo (Denzeldrive) and Sixt. You can also reserve a rental car in advance using the service EasyTerra provides, they compare the rates of several providers in a single quote.

Taxi

Taxis are outside the Arrivals Hall, a ride to the center of Salzburg takes approximately 15 minutes and costs around €12.00.

Airport Parking

Parking areas P1 and P2 are for short-term parking, 16 hours parking costs €17.50. There is also a garage for long-term parking, 16 hours costs €13.30. It is cheaper to park your car at P3, P5 or P7, 16 hours costs €10.50. There are prepaid parking tickets that can be purchased for €70.00, €140.00 and €280.00, where you can receive a 10% discount. Further information about parking is available through Carport Parkmanagement GmbH (tel: +43(0)662 8580 7911).

Services

Services

Hotels

There are no hotels at the airport. Hotels in the area include the Austria Trend Hotel Airportcenter (tel: +43(0)662 8581 0) and the Airporthotel Salzburg (tel: +43(0)662 85002 0). For more hotels and to reserve online you can go to Booking.com, they have a large range of hotels with great internet rates.

Shops and restaurants

There is a reasonable range of shops, restaurants and snack bars at this airport.

Baggage

There is a window at Salzburg Airport Services S.A.S. (tel: +43(0)662 8580 259) for lost and found items in the Arrivals Hall.

Information

There is a general service counter in the Arrivals Hall (tel: +43(0)662 8580 7911). There are also many counters from travel agencies.

Business

Business facilities at this airport are limited, Airest (tel: +43(0)662 852 751) has two meeting rooms available (for 20 and 40 people, respectively).

The Airportcenter (see Hotels) has more facilities and rooms, you can ask for more information by email.

Disabled facilities

The terminal has excellent accessibility for the disabled. There are wheelchair ramps, a chairlift, adapted restrooms and telephones. Bus line 2 to the Central Station is accessible for wheelchairs. In the parking garage there are places reserved for disabled travelers. You can go to the service counter for assistance.

Other services

There are banks, money exchange offices, ATM's and a post office. There is also an internet center and wireless internet is present throughout the terminal. There is a play corner for children in the Panaroma Restaurant.

Contact

Contact

Address

Salzburger Flughafen GmbH
Innsbrucker Bundesstraße 95
5020 Salzburg
Austria

Telephone, fax, email

Telephone: +43(0)662 8580 0
Fax: +43(0)662 8580 110
Email: info@salzburg-airport.at

Airport codes

IATA airport code: SZG
ICAO airport code: LOWS

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