Air Travel

The closest international airport in Germany is Frankfurt. Strasbourg, in neighboring French Alsace, and the Swiss border city of Basel, the latter just 70 km (43 miles) from Freiburg, are also reasonably close. An up-and-coming airport is the Baden-Airpark, now known more commonly as Karlsruhe-Baden, near Baden-Baden. It is used by European budget carriers including Ryanair (www.ryanair.com) and Air Berlin (www.airberlin.com), serving short-haul international destinations such as London, Dublin, and Barcelona.

Airport Information

Aeroport International de Strasbourg. Strasbourg, 00333/8864–6767; www.strasbourg.aeroport.fr.

EuroAirport Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg. Saint Louis Cedex, 0389/903–111; www.euroairport.com.

Flughafen Frankfurt Main. Frankfurt, Hesse. 01805/372–4636; www.frankfurt-airport.de.

Karlsruhe-Baden. Halifax Ave., Baden-Württemberg. 07229/662–000; www.badenairpark.de.

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