Leipzig-Altenburg Airport

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Leipzig-Altenburg Airport
Type Public
Owner Flugplatz Altenburg-Nobitz GmbH
City in Nobitz near Altenburg (26mi from Leipzig)
Runway Length Material
04/22 7,989 ft Concrete (in FG still Asphalt)
TerraSync only generic layout

Leipzig-Altenburg Airport, until 2008 known as Altenburg-Nobitz Airport, is a German regional airport near Altenburg and 42 km (26 mi) south of Leipzig in the state of Thuringia. Its close to the well developed Flightgear-airport Leipzig/Halle. The former military Airfield was transformed into a public airport in 1992. In Flightgear this airport was never developed over the status of simple Taxidraw.

Flying at Leipzig/Halle airspace

In Flightgear Leipzig-Altenburg Airport is usually operated by the Air traffic controller at Leipzig/Halle Airport, because Departure and Approach is leading pilots normally through Leipzig/Halle Airspace.


All diagrams and charts are available for download.

Runways 04/22

The runway is 2.435m long with a width of 45m.

  • NDB/DME 04 (038°)
  • ILS-CAT-I 22 (218°): 108.70


  • Altenburg Tower - frequency 123.570

Due to lac of real centre controls in Flightgear, frequency of Leipzig Tower is usually used in the airspace around Leipzig-Alternburg Airport

  • Leipzig Tower - frequency 121.100
  • Munich Radar - frequency 126.170
  • Munich Radar - frequency 132.300


Access and connection

The Airport is only connected by bus to Altenburg. There is no direct public connection to Leipzig any-more.

Apron 1


Apron 2


In TerraSync only a simple ground layout exists. Currently this airport is under development. First scenery had been modelled and published via TerraSync in 2013. There is no custom scenery existing. The authors believe on the advantages of TerraSync which makes it easy for every user always to have the latest scenery installed automatically. In 2014 the layout will be updated to 850-standard.


The Scenery is developed by Thomas G. and August by using shared models and newly designed static objects:

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