Aarhus Airport

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The Aarhus Airport (Danish: Aarhus Lufthavn or Tirstrup Lufthavn ) is a Danish airport in the municipality Tirstrup, 35 km north-east of Aarhus. The airport has the IATA code AAR and the ICAO code EKAH.

It lies on the east coast of Jutland and is the fourth- largest commercial airport in the country after Copenhagen, Billund and Aalborg. In 2007 he had 571 463 passengers.

Airlines and destinations

The Aarhus airport is not served by German-speaking countries. SAS flies daily up to six times via Copenhagen; Cimber Air also flies there regularly. Ryanair flies to London Stansted as well as seasonal to Spain every day. Sun Air of Scandinavia in cooperation with British Airways to Scandinavia (November 2011).


During the Second World War in 1943 put the Air Force at the airfield. Then it used the Danish Air Force. During the Cold War, other NATO countries use it. In the 1990s, the military part was shut down in the south and the north of the terminal for civilian use was created. 2009, a part of the airport has been renovated.


Buses of Midtrafik go to Aarhus, Randers and Ebeltoft.