A Valued Asset

As one of Germany’s smaller airports, Paderborn/Lippstadt has suffered from decreasing traffic numbers in recent years. And while there is now some growth on the horizon, Sebastian Schmitz discovers the emphasis here is on maintaining an important part of the region’s infrastructure.

Eurowings’ Airbus A320- 214, D-ABDQ (c/n 3121), in its colourful Europa Park special livery.
ALL PHOTOS AUTHOR UNLESS STATED.

Located between the cities of Paderborn and Lippstadt in Germany’s most populous state of North Rhine- Westphalia, this small international airport is forced to compete for passengers with nearby facilities such as Munster-Osnabrück, Kassel and Dortmund. Even the major international gateways of Düsseldorf, Hanover and Frankfurt are less than a two-hour car journey away.

Become a Premium Member to Read More

This is a premium article and requires an active Key.Aero subscription to view. You can also access it if you’re subscribed to one of our Key Publishing magazines.

I’m an existing member, sign me in!

I don’t have a subscription…

Why not join our community of aviation enthusiasts? Pick one of our introductory offers and access a wealth of world-class aviation content.