Cuxhaven/Nordholz Airport (FCN) — Business And Islands

This wordy airport, known as Cuxhaven/Nordholz Airport (FCN) or simply Sea Airport, is a hot gateway for travelers of both business and pleasure.

The region around this airport is on the shore of the North Sea and a popular tourist attraction. Businessmen are also drawn to this gateway for the Sea-Airpark and business facilities.

Distance

Sea Airport or Cuxhaven/Nordholz Airport can be found in the municipality of Nordholz, or just 13 km (8 mi) south of the coastal town of Cuxhaven.

The closest major cities are Bremen (100 km or 62 mi) and Hamburg (215 km or 134 mi). It’s also pretty close the shore cities of Bremerhaven (33 km / 20 mi) and Wilhelmshaven (106 km / 66 mi).

Hours Of Operation

Sea Airport’s operating hours are generally Monday through Friday, from 7:00 am to 20:00.

Cuxhaven/Nordholz Airport Airlines

Cuxhaven/Nordholz Airport is served by primarily business and charter flights.

Cuxhaven/Nordholz Airport Timetables

There’s no flight schedule available. On the Cuxhaven/Nordholz Airport Web site, click on the “Flight Schedule” link (left hand side) and it’ll give you the option to contact and ask them for a current flight schedule.

Getting To And From the Cuxhaven/Nordholz Airport

It is fairly easy to reach the Cuxhaven/Nordholz Airport using our public transport system. However, arriving by car may be the easiest way to reach FCN. The airport is just off of the A27 highway.

Long-Distance Trains

Trains run from Hamburg into the Cuxhaven city center. From there, it is possible to transfer to the airport via bus or taxi.

Regional Trains

Another option is to connect to Nordholz via regional trains, and then to transfer to the airport via bus or taxi from there.

Buses

Again, buses shall go from either Cuxhaven or Nordholz to the airport terminal.

Car / Taxi

Get on the Autobahn A27 (goes from Bremen all the way up to Cuxhaven) and get off at exit 3, Nordholz. Then follow the signs to the Sea Airport.

If you’re equipped with a navigation system, simply enter Nordholz for the city and Walter-Carsten-Stra├če for the street and you’re ready to fly!

Boat

There is a fun and convenient alternative transport to the airport. There is a boat ferry service that runs from Hamburg to Cuxhaven port! :-)

Shopping

There are limited shopping opportunities at this small airport.

Food & Drink

There are limited gastronomic opportunities at this small airport.

Fun Facts

With its substantial runway measuring approx. 3,000 meters, Sea Airport is popular for large cargo planes from both Western countries and Russia, notably the Antonov124.

Cuxhaven is also one of Germany’s biggest seaside resorts. With just over 55,000 residents, the city can see as many as 3 million visitors each year!

 

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