The Leipzig/Halle Airport is situated 16 km northwest of the city of Leipzig which means a 25 minutes ride by train or about 20 minutes drive if you travel by car. The airport in Saxony is mainly famous for its freight traffic and is a hub for DHL. But it also handels a few international flights within Europe or to holiday destinations. The freight hub is perfectly located next to the federal highways A9 which connects Berlin with Munich via Nuremburg and the A14 which mainly serves the north and east of Germany enabling freight companies to send their cargo from…
The Paderborn/Lippstadt Airport (PAD/EDLP) is the 20th busiest airport in Germany and located 20km south-west of Paderborn (NRW). This small airport consists of a small terminal, a GAT, a few hangars and one runway (06/24). Paderborn is a typical „holiday airport“ people use to fly down south; for example to Mallorca, Hurghada or Antalya. There are regular charter flights in the summer connecting Paderborn to Varna and Heraklion. Lufthansa offers connecting flights to Munich and Frankfurt.
The Airport of Bremen (BRE/EDDW) is ca. 3 kilometers away from the City Centre and has international Traffic to a lot of european destinations. Bremen is the capital City of the same namend Country Bremen. The Country Bremen consists of two cities: Bremen itself and Bremerhaven. The early beginning of the little Airport are datet back in 1909. The first international flight arrived Bremen was flown by KLM.
Corfu, a very popular place to spend the holidays amongst us Europeans – and rightly so! Beautiful beaches, clear water and some great people bringing Greek feeling along makes this island unique! Not only the island is astonishing but the airport also! Corfu’s airport is very exciting, with only one short runway, the airport has to cope in peak times, while widebodies and holiday charters float in one by one!
Our member Patrick is an unregular visitor to Nuremberg´s airport and would like to share 13 Spots of the Albrecht Duerer Airport with you, the 10th largest airport in Germany. In 2014 the airport handled 3,26 Million Passengers. NUE handles german airlines like Germanwings, Air Berlin, Lufthansa, Lufthansa Regional, Tuifly and SunExpress Germany. The Airport is served by the european network carriers Air France, KLM, Swiss and Turkish Airlines.
“Berlin, Berlin, we’re off to Berlin!” – If this adage goes for you and you are looking for a spotting guide for Berlin’s busiest airport, then you’re right to be here! Yes, it is still opened and it’s being more embarrassing for the BER-airport-chairman day by day TXL is opened and BER is closed. But for spotters it’s not even bad that Tegel Airport is still in operation because it is a lovely airport to take photos with good traffic!
Munich Airport – A household name not only for the spotter community – Munich is one of the most famous travel destinations in Germany and Europe by being attractive with the world’s famous and largest Beer Festival, annually being held from late September until early October. But not only the Munich Beer Festival makes the Bavarian capital a visit worth, also the immediate location next to the Alps grants a bonus for MUC! All in all, Munich’s lovely city, events, environment and their population ranks the city quite close to the top on every’s MUST DO-list. And the airport is…
Hamburg Airport (Fuhlsbuettel, EDDH / HAM) is located approx. 8 km north of downtown Hamburg. In 2016 the airport handled for the first time 16,2 million passengers. HAM is the oldest German airport still located in the original place. It was opened in 1911. The current runway system was completed by 1964. After plans to construct a new airport outside the city near the village of Kaltenkirchen were stopped, the airport was expanded since the 1980s with the new control tower (1988), Terminal 2 (1993), the completion of the pier (2004), and Terminal 1 (2005).
The worlds thirteen biggest airport handled 60.7 Mio in 2014 and is one of the most popular spotting airports on this planet. Frankfurt is in the center of Europe and the biggest hub for Lufthansa and its Star Alliance partner airlines. Those airlines are responsible for the most movements next to Condor, who offer an adequate amount of flights in and out of Frankfurt.