General information

Bern Airport is the airport serving Berne, the capital city of Switzerland. Its location is in the heart of Switzerland which enables an easy, fast and stress-free access to business locations in Fribourg, Neuchâtel or Vevey. Furthermore, Swiss touristic attractions such as the Bernese Oberland, Interlaken, Jungfrau or Lucerne, and the world-famous ski resorts of Grindelwald and Gstaad can be reached in less than 90 minutes.

Executive handling at Bern Airport

Our available services are:

  • No slots required

  • Full service handling

  • Short distances: ready for start-up in less than 5 minutes

  • Local helicopter and limousine service companies for smooth transfers

  • Customs and border guards

  • VIP catering

  • Flight planning, incl. meteo

  • Station control

  • Crew services, i.e. crew lounge, transfer or hotel

  • Courtesy car for aircrews (for a fee)

  • Fuelling (BM-Services, Shell)

  • De-icing service

  • Cargo handling (dangerous goods on request and prior to approval by airport authorities)

  • Tarmac access with limousine or taxi (for a fee)

Bern Airport: Non-stop to the heart of Switzerland

Business locations and city trips

Destination Distance Driving time by car Helicopter flight time
Bern 10 km 15 min  
Basel 110 km 85 min 25 min
Fribourg 40 km 40 min 15 min
Geneva 175 km 105 min 40 min
Lausanne 105 km 80 min 30 min
Lucerne 120 km 80 min 25 min
Lugano 290 km 195 min 50 min
Montreux 95 km 75 min 25 min
St. Moritz 335 km 230 min 60 min
Vevey 90 km 75 min 25 min
Zurich 135 km 100 min 30 min

Sport activities

Destination Distance Driving time by car Helicopter flight time
Adelboden 65 km 60 min 20 min
Andermatt 175 km 135 min 35 min
Davos 280 km 190 min 60 min
Grindelwald 70 km 65 min 20 min
Gstaad 80 km 85 min 20 min
Interlaken 50 km 45 min 15 min
Klosters 280 km 190 min 60 min
Mürren 65 km 60 min 20 min
Saas-Fee 120 km 145 min 35 min
Verbier 160 km 115 min 30 min
Zermatt 125 km 150 min 35 min


Handling request

In order to provide you and your customers with the best possible service, please send us your handling request in advance by filling out the handling request form. As an alternative, you may also send it through fax, SITA or by email to

Please mind that ground handling is mandatory for scheduled, charter and taxi flights as well as for non-commercial operations with aicrafts above 3.5 tons of MTOW. Ground handling is also mandatory for all flights arriving from or departing to a non-Schengen country.

We accept payment by cash as well as major credit cards (American Express, Mastercard, VISA) and debit cards (Maestro-Card, Postcard).

Flughafen Bern AG - Bern Airport
Tel. +41 31 960 21 31
Fax +41 31 960 21 41