Who is required to wear a face mask?
All passengers ages six and up are required to wear a face mask (covering mouth and nose) in indoor and outdoor public areas on the premises of Stuttgart Airport. Possible exemptions are listed in the face mask regulation by the state of Baden-Wuerttemberg. The general disposition of the district of Esslingen also applies.Baden-Württemberg State Ministry (in German) General disposition of the district of Esslingen (in German)
Do children need to wear a face mask?
Children ages six and up are required to wear a face mask.
Can I also use a face visor as a face mask?
No. According to the Corona regulation of the state of Baden-Württemberg, face visors are not considered an adequate substitute for a face mask. They can only be used as an additional measure to a face mask. Therefore a mask covering mouth and nose must be worn in all areas where masks are mandatory under the Corona regulation – including the airportBaden-Württemberg State Ministry (in German)
Do I need a certificate if I cannot wear a face mask?
Yes, a certificate is required. It should be carried along and presented when requested.
Can I purchase a face mask at the airport?
Yes, you can purchase a face mask at one of the vending machines in Terminal 1 and 3 and in several shops (changes possible):
Can I purchase disinfectant at the airport?
The following shops offer disinfectant (changes possible). In addition, you can use the contactless hand sanitizers located throughout the terminals.
How can I protect myself in situations where distance to others cannot be kept?
All passengers and employees are required to wear a face mask in the terminal. Generally, a face mask should always be worn in public spaces when the required distance of 1.5 metres cannot be maintained continuously.
How is security screening currently carried out, in terms of social distancing and hygiene measures?
Keeping your distance to others and paying attention to signs and floor markings also applies at the security checkpoints. The contents of your pockets and smaller items, such as your mobile phone, should be stowed in your hand luggage or jacket. Please wear a face mask during security screening as well and only take it off when requested.Information by the Federal Police (pdf file)
How many pieces of hand luggage am I currently allowed to take with me?
Only one piece of hand luggage is currently allowed at the security checkpoint. In addition, airlines have established their own regulations for handling carry-ons. Please check with your airline directly regarding these rules.Information by the Federal Police (pdf file) Airlines at Stuttgart Airport
Should I expect longer wait times due to the current situation?
Due to additional regulations regarding Covid-19, longer wait times may occur. Please allow sufficient time in the current situation as well.
Who can I contact in the terminal if I have additional questions?
The information desks in terminal 1 and 3 are open for several hours throughout the day. In addition, the call centre can be reached from 5 am to 11:30 pm: +49 711 948-0.Further information and customer support at the airport
Which restaurants and shops are currently open?
Travel and quarantine regulations
What does the classification of the district of Esslingen (which includes the airport) as a risk area for travellers mean?
As the district of Esslingen has been classified as a risk area, restrictions may apply at the travel destination. Please inform yourself about the local regulations for travellers as well as the regulations for your stay there.General disposition of the district of Esslingen (in German)
What do I have to consider when travelling during the pandemic?
What restrictions and regulations apply at my destination?
How do I find out if the country I’m travelling to is considered a risk area?
What are the current entry requirements?
The Federal Ministry of the Interior (BMI) provides information on entry requirements.
When entering Germany from abroad, please also observe the entry and quarantine regulations for your destination state.Information regarding COVID-19 in Germany Quarantine regulations (Federal Foreign Office) Entry and quarantine regulations for Baden-Württemberg
When do I have to self-isolate?
When entering Germany from abroad, please observe the entry and quarantine regulations for your destination state.Quarantine regulations (Federal Foreign Office) Corona ordinance (State of Baden-Württemberg) (in German) Entry and quarantine regulations for Baden-Württemberg
Can I skip quarantine if I test negative for Covid-19?
The quarantine regulations of your destination state apply. In Baden-Württemberg, as from 08 November 2020, you may be tested 5 days after entry at the earliest (please note the exceptions). The negative result may then be presented to shorten the quarantine period. Despite testing, some quarantine regulations may apply, so please always pay attention to the state regulations.Corona ordinance (State of Baden-Württemberg) (in German) Announcement of the state of Baden-Württemberg on the new regulation for 08/11/2020
Can I be tested for Covid-19 at the airport?
From 16.11.2020, you can get tested at the Corona Test Centre of the State of Baden-Württemberg located at the airport. Testing is available by prior appointment, to passengers entitled to receive a test according to the new entry quarantine regulations and to self-payers. Further information
Residents of the Esslingen district can use the Covid-19 Drive-Thru Testing Centre on parking lot P30 at the Stuttgart Trade Fair Centre. A code is required. It can be obtained after a telephone diagnosis from the family doctor, the public health department or from the medical on-call service by calling 116117.
Flights, destinations and airlines
What should I do if my flight is cancelled?
What regulations apply on board my flight?
Which destinations are currently offered from Stuttgart Airport?
Please note: All information is subject to reservation and without guarantee. Current and detailed information can be obtained from the official authorities/agencies. (Status: 13/11/2020)