International airports in Germany map
Major airports in Germany map. International airports in Germany map (Western Europe - Europe) to print. International airports in Germany map (Western Europe - Europe) to download. Frankfurt International Airport is Germany largest airport and a major transportation hub in Europe. Frankfurt Airport ranks among the world top ten airports. It is one of the airports with the largest number of international destinations served worldwide. Depending on whether total passengers, flights or cargo traffic are used as a measure, it ranks first, second or third in Europe alongside London Heathrow Airport and Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport as its shown in international airports in Germany map. Germany second most important international airport is Munich. Other major airports are Berlin Tegel, Berlin Schönefeld, Düsseldorf, Hamburg, Cologne-Bonn, Leipzig/Halle. Both airports in Berlin will be consolidated at a site adjacent to Schönefeld Airport, which will become Berlin Brandenburg Airport, to open on 17 March 2013.
There are a total of 36 international airports in Germany as its mentioned in international airports in Germany map, ranging from smaller airfields only operating a few routes and airlines, to mega complexes such as Frankfurt and Munich that transport tens of millions of passengers per year. These larger airports may have as many as 100 different airlines, serving multiple national and international routes. Of the commercial airports over two dozen can be considered “international airports”. These international airports range in size from the mega complexes in Frankfurt and Munich servicing tens of millions of passengers a year to smaller airports in medium size cities that may fly anywhere from 220 thousand passengers (Zweibrücken Airport) to over 5.2 million passengers (Hannover Langenhagen Airport). The large airports can have up to 125 different airlines serving hundreds of destinations with hundreds or of takeoffs and landings each day.
In 2014, Munich Airport has been named “Europe Best Airport” in the World Airport Awards by Skytrax, a London-based aviation consultancy. At the global level, Munich was named the third best airport in the world. The Bavarian hub improved its position from the previous year and was placed among the world best airports the 10th time in a row. The third busiest airport in Germany is Düsseldorf, which counted 21.2 million passengers in 2013. It too has a relatively new terminal, replacing and greatly improving upon the one that was destroyed by a disastrous fire in 1996. The Berlin Tegel Airport as you can see in international airports in Germany map is the main international airport of Berlin, Germany capital. It serves as a hub of Air Berlin and as a base for Germanwings. The airport features flights to many metropolitan and resort destinations in Europe as well as some international lines. It is situated in Tegel, northwest of Berlin.