Airports next to Karlsruhe and historical airports around here.
Baden-Airport is a regional airport in the region of Karlsruhe.
International airports around are Frankfurt/Main, Stuttgart, Strasbourg.
More far away are Zweibrücken, Frankfurt-Hahn and Basel-Mulhouse.
The Stuttgart Airport (STR, German: Flughafen Stuttgart, formerly: Flughafen Stuttgart-Echterdingen) is …
Use the airport metro to Stuttgart main station. There, trains operate every half hour to Karlsruhe. Again, use the timetable information system of the Deutsche Bahn for a detailed connection.
The Frankfurt Airport (FRA, German: Flughafen Frankfurt am Main, also known as Rhein-Main-Flughafen) is …
If you arrive in Frankfurt, the easiest way to Karlsruhe is by train. Frankfurt Airport has an ICE train station directly attached to it. Follow the signs “long distance trains” in Frankfurt. The ICE operates every hour from Frankfurt Airport to Karlsruhe and takes about one hour. For a personal timetable, use the timetable information system of the Deutsche Bahn.
The Strasbourg Airport (SXB, French: Aéroport de Strasbourg Entzheim, German: Flughafen Straßburg) is located near Strasbourg, France.
The EuroAirport Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg (BSL, MLH, EAP, German: Flughafen Basel-Mulhouse is located in France and Switzerland.
The airport, which posseses a limited nightflight authorisation, has started civil operations 2006. It's about three hours by train or 100 km by car from Karlsruhe.
Frankfurt Hahn Airport
Note that there also exists an airport called Flughafen Frankfurt-Hahn (HHN) which is located rather far away from Frankfurt. Although there exists a shuttle, the travel time from Frankfurt-Hahn to Karlsruhe is more than 2 hours.