Short Profile

With about 1.89 million passengers in 2017, Airport Weeze is the one of the big airports in Northrhine Westphalia. Furhter the airport is one of Europe’s youngest airports, first civilian flight in 2003, and simultaneously one of the first privately owned airports in Germany. The international airport lies in the county of Kleve approx. 70 km north of Düsseldorf close to the motorway A57 near the Dutch border. Over 10 million people live within a 60-minute drive radius. 40 percent of departing passengers come from the Netherlands; approx 60 percent from the Lower Rhine region, Ruhr and Rhineland.

The main client of the airport is the low-cost-airline Ryanair which has established the airport as its base in Germany. In total 6 airlines operate at Weeze and fly to 51 destinations nonstop. Over 1,000 people are today working at the airport and resident businesses and authorities. The airport grounds, logistics area and industrial park adjacent to the airport called “Airport City Weeze” comprise 620 hectare.


Fly Egypt, Ryanair


Agadir, Alicante, Ancona, Bari, Beziers, Burgas, Bydgoszcz, Cagliari, Comiso, Edinburgh, Eilat-Owda, Essaouria, Faro, Fès, Fuerteventura, Girona/Barcelona, Gran Canaria, Hurghada, Ibiza, Korfu, Kreta-Chania, Lamezia Terme, Lanzarote, Lemberg, London (STN), Mailand Bergamo, Malaga, Mallorca, Marrakesh, Nador, Nis, Oujda, Palermo, Pescara, Pisa, Porto, Rabat, Rom Ciampino, Santander, Stockholm-Skavsta, Tallinn, Tanger, Teneriffa, Thessaloniki, Valencia, Zadar


  • Official opening: 1st August 2003
  • Utility area: 12,795 m²
  • Basic size: 130 x 50 meters
  • Capacity: approx. 3,5 million passengers per year
  • Check-in counters: 16
  • Departure gates: 11
  • Travel agencies: 4
  • Passenger parking spaces: 7,000

Airport Operations

  • Runway: 2,440 meter x 45 meter, with 275 meter stopping area at each end
  • Taxiway: 2 x parallel
  • Approach class: CAT IIIb
  • General opening hours: 06:00h – 22:00h local time
  • Operating hours for home-based carrier: 06:00h -23:00h for take-offs, 06:00h – 23:30h for landings
  • Parking positions - Ramp: 9
  • IATA-code: NRN
  • Fire protection category: ICAO CAT 7 (CAT 8 on request)
  • Aviation authority: Administrative District Officer Düsseldorf
  • Ground handling: Serve2Fly Heico Losch Airport Service GmbH
  • Refuelling service: Rheinland Air Service (RAS), BP and Total
  • Start of operations: 1st May 2003

Airport Area

  • Total area: 620 ha.
  • Building stock: over 650 dwellings and functional buildings