Hamburg Airport (HAM) is 100 years old!
Hamburg Airport (HAM), northern Germany’s largest international airport is 100 years old this year. With nearly 13 million passengers passing through the airport in 2010, Hamburg Airport has also become the fifth largest airport in Germany.
Hamburg Airport began operations in January 1911 and is the oldest airport which is still operating from its original location. But there’s nothing old about this airport. In fact the three attributes that Hamburg Airport prides itself of are: fast, beautiful and modern. The new Airport Plaza is flanked by two state-of-the-art passenger terminals.
Currently, around 60 airlines fly into Hamburg Airport. There are 125 destinations with direct flights to Hamburg Airport and 800 destinations which can be reached with just a single transfer, making Hamburg Airport the air transportation hub of Northern Europe.
Throughout its 100th birthday anniversary year there is a range of events for passengers and visitors to Hamburg Airport including competitions and free gifts.