The airport in Innsbruck is located in the Western part of the city, in
the district called "Kranebitten", which is about 4 km away from the
The official name of the airport is "Flughafen Innsbruck-Kranebitten". The airport is in operation since 1948.
The first airport in Innbruck was opened in 1925, in the Eastern part
of the city with the first scheduled flight Munich-Innsbruck.
Approaches and departures cause a very strong noise, because the sound
waves are reflected by the mountains. Because of that the airport in
Innsbruck has the lowest international noise control category III
according to ICAO 1990. Additional the Innsbruck airport has the most
severe operation times of all airports in Austria.
The airport in Innbruck has a very high importance for the tourism
region of Tirol. Especially the charter air traffic is very high during
the winter tourism.
The car park directly to the opposite of the airport.
The glass palace of the car park, the mountains, and the airport.