The airport Hamburg, own name Hamburg Airport, since 2016 also Hamburg Airport Helmut Schmidt, is the international airport of the city Hamburg (with a small part on Norderstedter area). It is the oldest and fifth largest airport in Germany. In 2018, it was used by around 17.23 million passengers, a decrease of 2.2 percent compared to the previous year. The airport is a hub of Eurowings. The name of Hamburg Airport was added to the name supplement "Hamburg Airport Helmut Schmidt" on 10 November 2016 in honor of the late Chancellor and honorary citizen of Hamburg Helmut Schmidt. This goes back to a decision of the Hamburg citizenship of 21 January 2016. Schmidt died on 10 November 2015 at the age of 96 years. The airport used to be called Hamburg-Fuhlsbüttel Airport. Special highlights attract individuals and groups alike to Fuhlsbüttel. At the airport model show, on the basis of a detailed model on a scale of 1: 500, exciting insights into the flight operations and the terrain are given. Around 8,000 LEDs illuminate the entire airport in the night view. The highlight of the demonstration are the launches and landings of the model aircraft. Sounds and vibrating seats are a novelty, reinforcing the feeling of "being in the middle of things" and bringing the simulated flight operations to life. During the apron tour, visitors drive directly onto the apron in the bus and can marvel at the complex handling of an aircraft up close. There is also the opportunity to marvel at the airport fire brigade with its impressive fire trucks. Little hobby pilots and aviation fans can also celebrate their children's birthday at the airport.
Shopping in the "Sky World"
Whether clothing store, bookstore, restaurants or car rental: The time to boarding passes in the sky world in flight. It is open seven days a week and is therefore also interesting for visitors who want to make a spontaneous trip to the north of the Hanseatic city on Sunday.
Hamburg Airport Private Transfers
For all those who travel regularly on business and are looking for a high-quality airport transfer in Hamburg, our service is a cheap alternative to a rental car or taxi. Our chauffeurs will pick you up from the airport Hamburg, which is located about eight kilometers north of the city center, or bring you from any address in the area of Hamburg to your flight. Experience first-class service that gives you a comfortable ride. Avoid waiting in front of the taxi rank, finding a suitable parking space in the city center or difficult driving directions in a foreign city. With our airport private transfer, all you need to do is get in and relax while our staff brings you safely and conveniently to your destination. Of course, we agree with you in advance fixed prices, which will not change in case of delays. Did you know that your chauffeur will greet you with a sign right at the gate? He carries your luggage to the limousine and stows it there safely. All you have to do is get in and relax. Are you worried about a possible flight delay? We have an easy solution for that, too. When booking, enter your flight number in the comment field so that we can track your flight. This way, we can also see delays in your flight and make sure you are always at the right time at the airport. Afterwards you can explore the most beautiful corners of Hamburg with your chauffeur. Whether Hafencity, the famous fish market or the small bars and boutiques in Schanzenviertel - we drive you to every destination in the area of Hamburg! You can be picked up from the comfort of your own home or hotel in the Hamburg area and brought to the airport by your personal chauffeur in a premium vehicle from Audi, Mercedes-Benz or BMW. You can choose between Economy, Business or First Class. Whenever you're looking for a reliable partner to pick you up at the right time and make sure you get to the airport early enough, the airport shuttle is there for you! You need a suitable vehicle for a tour group? Whether you are traveling for leisure or business, our business vans can comfortably accommodate up to five people and provide perfect comfort. Of course, booking the airport shuttle is quick and easy. You can always order a vehicle via our app or the 24-hour service hotline - even when you're on the move. If you have further questions, our Customer Service is available around the clock.
Carsharing at Hamburg Airport
DriveNow, the carsharing joint venture of the BMW Group and Sixt AG, is now also offering its service at Hamburg Airport. Starting today, it will be possible to drive DriveNow vehicles directly from the city of Hamburg to the airport and end the rental at designated parking spaces. Similarly, arriving passengers can easily reach the city center with DriveNow. Directly opposite the Airport Plaza and just a minute's walk from the terminals, P4 parking spaces are available to customers at the parking lane N of the car park.
Hamburg Airport Car Hire
You want to make the last kilometers to the destination as flexible as possible? You want to get out of the role of the passenger and even behind the wheel? If you prefer to explore the city by yourself, you should rent a car, online or on-site. Terminal 2 of Hamburg Airport has 7 different car rental agencies, including Budget, Europcar, Hertz, etc. Here you bring seven rental car companies from the runway onto the street. The parking deck gives you the freedom of choice: from the compact city car to the classy sedan to the SUV. If you want to hand over your rental car at Hamburg Airport, you can do so in the specially provided rental car park opposite the parking garage P5.
Hamburg Airport Taxis
Hamburg Airport offers 10 licensed taxi companies waiting outside the terminals. An average taxi ride to the city center costs around 25 € and takes 25 minutes. Flughafen Hamburg GmbH concludes contracts with the taxi companies in which precisely defined quality criteria are regulated. The contracts are open to all taxi operators willing to comply with these contractual quality characteristics. Taxi operators signing the agreement will receive a per-ride authorization card for access to the main taxi store and boarding areas in front of the terminals. Compliance with the quality criteria is regularly monitored by Flughafen Hamburg GmbH. You can pay in the taxis both cash and cashless, Kindersitzerhöhungen are available on request.
Hamburg Airport Contact Information
Official website: www.hamburg-airport.de
Address: Flughafenstr. 1-3, 22335 Hamburg, Germany
Tel.: +49 (40) 50 75 - 0