Getting to the Austrian Grand Prix

Getting to the Austrian Grand Prix

Getting to the Austrian Grand Prix: The Austrian Grand Prix gets underway at Spielberg this July 1. Here’s the important operational information you’ll need to plan a mission to Graz or Vienna International airports.  

Vienna International Airport
  • IATA: VIE
  • ICAO: LOWW
  • Latitude/Long: N48° 06.6′ E016° 34.2′
  • Elevation: 600 ft
  • Magnetic Variation: 4.0°E
  • Fuel Types: 100 Octane (LL), Jet A-1 (available 24 hours)
Graz Airport 
  • IATA: GRZ
  • ICAO: LOWG
  • Latitude/Long: N46° 59.6′ E015° 26.3′
  • Elevation: 1120 ft
  • Magnetic Variation: 4.0°E
  • Fuel Types: 100 Octane (LL), Jet A-1 (06:00 – 23.30lt)
Operational Information
  • Overflight and landing permit requirements depend on the operation type and the airworthiness of the aircraft
  • Overflight permits are not required for private and non-scheduled flights
  • Landing permits are required for Non-EU flights and commercial non-scheduled flights
  • Slots are required at both airports
  • Currently, parking is available at both airport and no restrictions
  • Currently, there are no NOTAMs
Immigration

Passengers

  • Non-EU citizens: A passport and visa are required
  • EU Citizens: A passport or a country ID is required

Crew

  • Non- EU citizens: A passport, visa, and Crew Member Certificate are required
  • EU Citizens: A passport, crew airline ID, and EU country ID are required

Note: 

  • Passports and replacing documents issued more than ten years prior to the date of travel won’t be accepted
  • Those entering Austria on a one-way ticket who do not have sufficient funds to purchase a return/onward ticket could be refused entry
  • Baggage Clearance: Baggage is cleared at the final destination in Austria
  • Airport Embarkation Tax: No airport tax is levied on passengers
  • Allowances for import and export can be found on the website of the European Union, http://europa.eu
Accommodation

Hotels near Vienna International:

  • NH Wien Airport
  • Boutiquehotel Hein
  • Das Reinisch Vienna Airport Hotel
  • Eurohotel Vienna Airport
  • Arion Hotel Vienna Airport

Hotels near Spielberg:

  • Familiengasthof Maier
  • Schloss Gabelhofen
  • Hotel JUFA Seckau
  • JUFA Hotel zum Sternenturm Judenburg
  • Landhotel Schönberghof & Gästehaus Enzinger
Transport

Car

Follow the S36 Murtal Schnellstraße motorway and exit at either Knittelfeld West, Zeltweg Ost, or Zeltweg West to get to the Red Bull Ring in Spielberg. Then, follow the local traffic control system on the S36. Parking will be allocated to you on arrival, depending on your ticket colour.

Bicycle 

There are two park and bike parking areas in Weißkirchen and at the G‘Schlössl Murtal in Großlobming via Judenburg and St. Lorenzen so you have the option to park your car and then take your bike the rest of the way. Bicycle parking is located close to the track.

Bus

Eventbus provides shuttle buses specifically for the Austrian Grand Prix in Spielberg with over 200 pick-up points all over Austria.

For more information, contact dxb@uas.aero