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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 201120Z 08012KT 040V130 CAVOK 17/01 Q1027 NOSIG
Station Saarbruecken / Ensheim
Date/Time 20 September 2019 11:20:00
Wind direction 80°
Wind speed 12 kts
Lowest cloud amount clouds and visibility OK
Temperature 17°C
Dew point 1°C
Humidity 33%
QNH 1027 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.)