Hamburg Airport: international gateway and an exciting world of adventure
Hamburg Airport is the largest international airport in northern Germany. Passengers can choose from a route network spanning the globe. More than 60 airlines fly to around 140 domestic and international destinations. Approximately 1.000 destinations worldwide can be reached with only one connecting flight. There are around 40 shops at Hamburg Airport, open seven days a week, offering a wide variety of services and retail product ranges. The restaurants, snack bars and cafés located here benefit from the unique airport atmosphere. The S1 S-Bahn (metro rail network) line operates between Hamburg’s central Hauptbahnhof station and the airport terminal, with a journey time of just 25 minutes. Numerous innovative services ensure a unique travel experience.
Almost 250 businesses based at the airport employ approximately 15,000 staff (incl. almost 2,000 directly employed by the airport). The partially privatised airport is owned by the Free & Hanseatic City of Hamburg, with a 51 percent holding, and AviAlliance GmbH with a 49 percent stake.