Leipzig/Halle: Airport – Northern Extension

Norderweiterung Flughafen Leipzig/Halle
Norderweiterung Flughafen Leipzig/Halle

The extension of Leipzig/Halle airport to the north of the federal expressway A 14 essentially comprises the following main features:

  • Total area: approx. 600 hectares
  • Runway for landing and take-off (3 600 m x 60 m)
  • Taxiway system
  • Terminal area
  • taxiway bridges across the A 14 federal expressway and a planned railway line
  • Fire station
  • Internal road network 


Transport and Infrastructure


Dorsch International Consultants


Flughafen Leipzig/Halle GmbH

Project Activities

DORSCH CONSULT, together with another German consulting engineering company, has been retained by the Leipzig/Halle airport authority to prepare the plan approval documents for the northern extension of the existing airport. The subsequent services detailed design, preparation of tender documents, award of contract, supervision of works and project management were awarded to the same design team after the completion of theinitial phase. The services rendered refer to the following individual components of the extension project:

  • Large-scale earthworks
  • Runway
  • Taxiways
  • Lighting
  • Taxiway bridges
  • Drainage
  • De-icing


From 1994 to 2006