Salzburg Airport - also known as W. A. Mozart Airport - is located just 5 km from the city centre of Salzburg itself. The two-terminal airport is small and efficient, and boasts an annual traffic of 1.5 million passengers. Major carriers along with budget airlines serve Salzburg airport from popular European centres. Salzburg airport is conveniently connected to the Austrian motorway network, allowing for quick access to Salzburg attractions. Visitors can also easily reach some of Austria`s famous ski and summer resorts from here.
Disabled Facilities at Salzburg Airport
The airport has wheelchair ramps and a lift, as well as toilet facilities and telephones for the disabled. Disabled parking spaces can be found in the multi-storey car park and in the P1 short-stay car park, parallel to the covered walkway. Bus 2, which runs between the airport and the railway station, is equipped to make transfers as easy as possible for wheelchair users.
Money and Communication at Salzburg Airport
There is a bank and various ATMs located in the arrivals area of Terminal 1. You can also find an on-site post office and a Currency exchange office at Salzburg airport.
Salzburg Airport Restaurants
There are several good restaurants, cafés and bars at Salzburg Airport. There is also an excellent bakery. A gourmet restaurant is located in the futuristically-designed Hangar 7. You can find a list of restaurants at Salzburg airport here.
Salzburg Airport Shopping
In the shopping mall on the ground floor between the departures and arrivals halls you will find a range of shops selling gifts, jewellery, fashion items and clothing, newspapers, tobacco goods, snacks and many other items. You can find a list of shops at Salzburg airport on the official site.
Salzburg Airport Weather
Temperatures in Salzburg are usually nice, regardless of the time of year. However, the summer weather in Salzburg is the most appealing and inviting, that is why this is the peak tourist season. Salzburg is actually known for being a fairly wet city at times, and even if you are visiting during the summer months, you can expect to experience some rainy weather; however this is usually light and quite intermittent. Winter is the driest time with only a few days of rain expected between December and January.
For current weather information please check this site.
Driving to / from Salzburg Airport
Salzburg Airport is 5 km west of the city centre and has its own motorway link to the A1 West Motorway (towards Vienna/Budapest, connecting to the A8 to Munich), as well as the A10 Tauern Motorway (towards Carinthia-Villach, Italy). The B1 Innsbruck Highway goes from Salzburg to the airport. Traffic drives on the right in Austria.