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Lienz Nikolsdorf Airport

Lienz Nikolsdorf AirportRight in the centre of one of the sunniest regions of the Alps with the most stable weather conditions you can find our airport Lienz-Nikolsdorf (LOKL).

It's located in the valley of the river Drau, just about 7 miles southeast of downtown Lienz. Due to the outstanding thermic conditions starting early during the year it's long been famous among glider pilots. But also for those of you with powered aircraft there is a lot to see around Lienz - like the Lienz Dolomites, the Lakes Area of Carinthia, the Main Ridges of the Alps with majestic peaks and of course the famous 'Tre Cime Di Lavaredo' in the Sexten Dolomites. All those places of interest are just a few minutes away from Lienz - also during a sightseeing flight.

But even beyond flying, there's a lot to do in the Lienz Region: Hiking, rafting, paragliding, golfing, skiing and much more.

Approach via aircraft

Approaching from the north you have to pay attention to the limitations of 'Hohe Tauern National Park': No powered aircraft below 16.500ft MSL.
However - there are two possible passageways : One starting overhead the town of Mittersill via 'Felbertauern' to Matrei, the other starting at 'Zell am See' leading to the town of Heiligenblut - basically following the scenic 'Gross Glockner High Alpine Road'.

Approaching from the south you have to avoid the 'Nockberge National Park'.

Approach on ground

Arriving from Germany by car you can reach Lienz via Kufstein, Kitzb├╝hel, Pass Thurn, Mittersill, the Felbertauern Road (toll) and Matrei. Or take the Autobahn via Innsbruck, the 'Brenner'-Pass to Brixen, then via Pusteria to Lienz. You can also approach via Salzburg and the autobahn A10 to Spittal, then to Lienz.

Via public transport you can use train service from Innsbruck via 'Brenner' and Pusteria to Lienz, or catch the Express-Bus from Kitzb├╝hel to Lienz.

Closest international Airport is Klagenfurt (KLU).

Lienz Nikolsdorf Airport photo

LOKL traffic pattern is located south of the runway only. Please avoid overflying the towns of Nikolsdorf and Lengberg. Overflying the city of Lienz keep at least 4000 ft QNH.


Lienz is a medieval city in Tyrol, Austria. It is the administrative center of the Lienz district (Bezirk) in East Tyrol. Lienz is located on the rivers Isel and Drava, and has a population of c. 12,000 (as of 2001). It received its city rights on February 25, 1242. Liebburg, the City Hall of Lienz.

Lienz is located at a road junction between the federal Felbertauern road (B108), a road to the Pustertal valley (B100) and South Tyrol, and a road to the Drautal valley and Carinthia. It is also connected by the Austrian Southern Railway. By the consistent growth of the city of Lienz, some smaller villages which were beyond Lienz formerly, are now widely known to be suburbs of Lienz. Those suburbs contain (clockwise from north): Thurn, Gaimberg, Nu?dorf, Debant, Tristach, Amlach and Leisach.

Lienz Nikolsdorf Airport photo

Runway 12/30: 620 x 30m gras with a 12 m concrete median strip.
Caution: Less than 200m northwest of the threshold Rwy 12 you'll cross a highway. Avoid passing too low.
The Tower (uncontrolled airport!) is located next to the westerly hangars, the fuel-station next to the easterly hangars.
Call "Lienz Airport " on 122.5 MHz at WHISKEY or ECHO at the latest.

The airport is approved for powered aircraft, gliders and helicopters. Fixed wing aircraft with more than 2000 kg MTOW (4400 lbs) need prior permission by local authorities (Bezirkshauptmannschaft Lienz). Same applies to helicopters with more than 5600 kg MTOW (12400 lbs).

Curfew: 1:00pm to 2:00pm: No takeoff with powered aircraft

Airport Information

City: Lienz Nikolsdorf, Austria
ICAO: LOKL Details
Latitude: 46°48'N (46.804)
Longitude: 12°53'E (12.889)
Timezone: UTC+1 (DST+2)


Flugplatz Lienz-Nikolsdorf
Postfach 7
A-9900 Lienz
Phone.: +43(0)48588218
Fax: +43(0)4858830913
office at lokl at

Ops Manager:
Mrs. Andrea Moser
Phone.: +43(0)48588218
a.moser at lokl at

Technical issues website
admin at lokl at


Lienz Nikolsdorf Airport photo

In T/O-position runway 12 - it's our preferential runway.
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Lienz Nikolsdorf Airport photo

In T/O-position runway 30. With moderate to strong northwesterly winds you may expect turbulence and windshear after takeoff.
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Lienz Nikolsdorf Airport photo

Entering left downwind runway 30. Position over the Golfcourse.
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Lienz Nikolsdorf Airport photo

Turning final runway 30.
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