Brunswick Airport or Braunschweig-Wolfsburg Airport (BWE) is a specialized airport that offers more than your run-of-the-mill commercial flights. It is a landing strip for unscheduled business flights for those well-to-do businessmen’s charter flights.
It also is used by the German Aerospace Center for conducting research on atmospheric anomalies and other natural phenomena.
Brunswick Airport, also called Braunschweig-Wolfsburg Airport, can be found on the northern side of the city of Brunswick (German: Braunschweig), which is 5 km (3 mi) away. This town is located between Hanover and Magdeburg.
Hours Of Operation
The Brunswick Airport generally operates from 06:00 to 21:00 from Monday to Friday. Weekend and holiday hours are from 07:00 to 16:45.
Brunswick Airport Airlines
BWE is served mainly by chartered business flights. You aren’t likely to find the low-cost airlines making stops here.
Brunswick Airport Timetable
No realtime timetable here, but you can contact the AEROWEST Flight School to book your individual roundtrip.
Getting To And From The Brunswick Airport
As with most German airports, the strong transportation infrastructure makes it a breeze to transfer from the Brunswick city center to the airport terminal.
There is no direct long-distance train connection to the airport.
There is also no direct regional connection to the airport, but you can easily transfer from the Brunswick train station to the airport using a bus (see below).
You can reach the airport terminal in just 30 minutes from the Brunswick city center. Use bus line 436 and transport is no problem.
Car / Taxi
On the Autobahn A2 to/from Hanover and/or Magdeburg, get off at exit 56 — BS-Flughafen and you’re off to the races!
If you’re equipped with a navigation system, simply enter Braunschweig for the city and Lilienthalplatz for the street.
There is limited shopping available at this small business traveler’s airport.
Food & Drink
There is an Italian restaurant on the premises called Da-Ilo. They are generally open from 11:00 to 23:00 seven days a week, 365 days a year. A cozy atmosphere with nice views provides diners with an excellent eating experience.
You can get more information at the Da-Ilo web site.
Braunschweig Airport is known as the “air stadium of sports” because of its aerial recreation facilities. It is particularly well-known for its tradition of gliding in Germany. Skydiving is also popular here!