Luftaufnahme des Flugplatzes Mauterndorf im Lungau, Österreich, 2 Flugzeuge stehen vor dem Hangar
Winteraufnahme eines rot-weißen Propellerflugzeugs vor dem Hangar des Flugplatzes Mauterndorf, Lungau, Österreich.
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Gliding over the Alps from the airfield in Mauterndorf

Discover the Alps around Lungau on a sightseeing flight 

Looking for an unforgettable holiday experience? Then Mauterndorf has exactly what you need. Mauterndorf Airport (LOSM) is the highest alpine airfield in Austria and the ideal place for gliding flights high over the Alps.

Whether you want to be taken on a tour or want to discover Lungau from your own aircraft, Mauterndorf in the Salzburger Land fits the bill. Mauterndorf Airport is renowned for its welcoming atmosphere and is popular with club members and guests alike. Every keen glider will feel right at home here.

A blue and white airplane standing in front of the hangar.
Let yourself be enchanted by Mauterndorf from a bird's eye view!

Aerotowing and winching

Aerotowing is one of the options on offer from Mauterndorf's glider airfield. Experience soaring to dizzying heights while towed by another aircraft. Discover what makes gliding so special – that unique feeling of being carried along on the wind.

Another memorable experience is a winch launch from the airfield. If the weather is good, you have the option of this kind of take-off. The winch takes you to a height of 600 metres, where you glide above the clouds.

Gliding tour on holiday

Hotel Binggl in Mauterndorf in the Upper Tauern boasts a superb location that makes it the ideal starting point for all sorts of holiday activities. One of the highlights has to be a sightseeing flight in an aircraft from the alpine airfield in Mauterndorf. Soaring around the mountains that surround our beautiful setting will be an unforgettable experience.

Sightseeing flights and more in Lungau with your host, Richard Binggl

Make the most of the in-depth knowledge of you host, Richard Binggl, during your holiday in Lungau. An experienced aerobatic pilot (powered and ultralight aircraft), he loves teaching visitors how to fly in the Alps and is happy to tow any glider.

Those who simply want to fly in a powered plane as a passenger and marvel at the landscape from above can go on a sightseeing flight over Lungau. Take off from the airfield in Mautendorf and soar over the stunning Lungau mountains, breathtaking alpine meadows and glittering lakes.

Choose from different sightseeing flights, including over the Salzkammergut region, the Großglockner and even on to Venice. Let's head up into the skes over Mauterndorf!

Mauterndorf Airport from above, with Mauterndorf and the magnificent mountain landscape in the background ©Salzburger Lungau
Lungau from the air – a breathtaking view over the Salburger Land awaits. Take off from Mauterndorf!

Getting there

From our hotel, it's just a 10-minute walk to Mauterndorf Airport. Walk through the historic town centre, then along the Taurach valley until you reach the airport.

To arrive in style, why not travel to Mauterndorf by plane for your summer holiday? Mauterndorf has its own amazing airfield 1,110 metres above sea level.

This remarkable gliding airfield makes your holiday at Hotel Binggl one that you won't soon forget. If you already love flying, then book your holiday at Hotel Binggl today or send us a no-obligation enquiry.