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Sightseeing Flights

Discover Dortmund and its surroundings

Der Rote Baron auf dem Vorfeld des Dortmund Airport.

Why not try a sightseeing flight! Get a bird's eye view of Dortmund, the Ruhr area or the neighbouring Sauerland. It's a very special way to see the local sights.

Sightseeing flights with the Red Baron

This old-fashioned-looking aircraft, affectionately nicknamed the Red Baron, is one of the oldest and largest biplanes in the world that is still flying. Take a historic sightseeing flight to get a very different perspective on the local region. During the flight you will be able to find out interesting information about the machine and about flying in its heyday while making the most of this unique experience.

Every Sunday the following routes are available. The plane holds up to 8 people and can fly at a time to suit you:

Florianturm/Westfalenpark, Signal Iduna park (Borussia Dortmund), Bittermark, Phönixsee, Stadtkrone-Ost and the port.

As Route 1, but with the addition of Bochum (Sternwarte, the German Mining Museum, the Ruhr University), Witten, Hattingen, Kemnader Stausee, Ergste, Villigst, Schwerte, Fröndenberg.

As Route 2 , but further over Hattingen (Kemnader Stausee, Henrichshütte), Gelsenkirchen (Veltins Arena, the harness racing track) and Essen (Baldeney See) to the Rhine in Duisburg with Europe's largest inland port and then back to Dortmund Airport.

You can book sightseeing flights with the Red Baron from Dortmund with:

Hot Air Balloon & AIR ALBATROS GmbH
Brunshofstr. 3
45470 Mülheim/Ruhr
Phone: +49.208.37 01 91

Round-trip scenic flights with "Aunt Ju"

Die Tante Ju (Ju 52) im Flug
© Deutsche Lufthansa Berlin-Stiftung | Foto: Joe Rimensberger
With Ju 52, the Deutsche Lufthansa Berlin-Stiftung (German Lufthansa Berlin Foundation) has preserved an important piece of Germany's aeronautical cultural heritage in a unique way.

Let "Aunt Ju" dazzle you as you enjoy a journey into the history of aviation with the "Grande Dame" of air travel.

Different round-trip and one-way scenic flights from Dortmund Airport are offered several times a year. See the website of the Deutsche Lufthansa Berlin-Stiftung for the flight schedule and reservations.

Deutsche Lufthansa Berlin-Stiftung
Postfach (PO Box) 13 02 61
22313 Hamburg
Tel.: +49.40.5070 1717
Fax: +49.40.5070 506

Helicopter sightseeing flights from Dortmund

From Dortmund you can take a helicopter flight over the Ruhr area and discover interesting features of its industrial past and present. The aveo air service helicopters seat up to 3 people on sightseeing flights.

You can buy tickets online at

aveo air service GmbH & CO. KG
Schwarze Heide 35
46569 Hünxe

Phone: 0800.35 94 82 4  (Free of charge from German landlines)