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Saarbrücken Airport

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Name Saarbrücken Airport
Region Europe
Territory Germany DE.gif
Location Saarbrücken, Saarland
Serving Saarbrücken
Coordinates 49° 12' 59.34" N, 7° 6' 41.85" E
Designator Length Width Surface ROPS
9/27 2000 m6,561.68 ft
45 m147.638 ft
ASP yes/yes
09L/27R 545 m1,788.058 ft
50 m164.042 ft

Observation EDDR 120750Z 20011KT 170V230 9999 BKN008 BKN010 03/03 Q1006 TEMPO BKN010
Station Saarbruecken / Ensheim
Date/Time 12 November 2019 07:50:00
Wind direction 200°
Wind speed 11 kts
Lowest cloud amount broken clouds
Temperature 3°C
Dew point 3°C
Humidity 100%
QNH 1006 hPa
Weather condition n/a

Saarbrücken Airport, or Ensheim Airport, is a minor international airport in Saarbrücken, the capital of the German state of Saarland.


Temperate Marine climate/Oceanic climate (Köppen climate classification Cfb) - Moderately cool summer and comparatively warm winter.



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Airport Layout

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Accidents & Serious Incidents at or in vicinity of EDDR

  • DH8D, Saarbrucken Germany, 2015 (On 30 September 2015, the First Officer on an in-service airline-operated Bombardier DHC-8 400 selected the gear up without warning as the Captain was in the process of rotating the aircraft for take-off. The aircraft settled back on the runway wheels up and eventually stopped near the end of the 1,990 metre-long runway having sustained severe damage. The Investigation noted that a factor contributing to the First Officer's unintended action may have been her "reduced concentration level" but also highlighted the fact that the landing gear control design logic allowed retraction with the nose landing gear airborne.)