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Old July 30th, 2015, 12:24 PM   #1
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DUS/CGN/DTM/NRN/FMO/PAD Airports of North Rhine-Westphalia

Airports of North Rhine-Westphalia

North Rhine-Westphalia (NRW)is the most populous state of Germany, as well as the fourth largest by area. North Rhine-Westphalia was formed in 1946 as a merger of the northern Rhineland and Westphalia, both formerly parts of Prussia. Its capital is Düsseldorf; the biggest city is Cologne. Four of Germany's ten biggest cities—Cologne, Düsseldorf, Dortmund, and Essen—are located in North Rhine-Westphalia.

Moreover the three biggest cities of NRW, have also the biggest Airports.
  • 1. Düsseldorf
  • 2. Cologne
  • 3. Dortmund



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I haven't noticed a Airport thread about the biggest state of Germany,so i thought i may aswell start one!

Could everyone and anyone list:
- All the current airports in North Rhine-Westfalia
- Any new ones that are currently being built or reconstructed
- New terminals at existing airports

Also provide opinions on the airport:
- Facilities
- Hospitality
- Customer services if anyone has visited any of the airports in Poland!
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Old July 30th, 2015, 12:25 PM   #2
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Old July 30th, 2015, 12:34 PM   #3
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Düsseldorf Internatinal Airport

Düsseldorf Airport is the international airport of Düsseldorf, the capital of the German state North Rhine-Westphalia. It is located approximately 7 kilometres (4.3 mi) north of downtown Düsseldorf, and some 20 kilometres (12 mi) south-west of Essen in the Rhine-Ruhr area, Germany's largest metropolitan area.

Düsseldorf is the third largest airport in Germany after Frankfurt and Munich handling 21.8 million passengers in 2014. It serves as a hub for Air Berlin and Germanwings including Eurowings and additionally features Lufthansa's only long-haul operations outside of its hubs in Frankfurt and Munich. It is able to handle wide-body aircraft up to the Airbus A380.

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Old July 30th, 2015, 12:38 PM   #4
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Cologne Bonn Airport

Cologne Bonn Airport (IATA: CGN, ICAO: EDDK) is the international airport of Germany's fourth largest city, Cologne and also serves the former German capital, Bonn. With close to 9.3 million passengers passing through it in 2012, it is the seventh largest passenger airport in Germany and also the second largest in terms of cargo operations. As of March 2015, Cologne Bonn Airport features 115 passenger destinations in 35 countries. It is christened after Konrad Adenauer, the first post-war Chancellor of Germany.

The airport is located in the district of Porz and is surrounded by the Wahner Heide nature reserve. The airport is centrally located in the Cologne/Bonn Region 14.8 km (9.2 mi) southeast[2] of Cologne city centre[2] and 16 km (9.9 mi) northeast of Bonn. Cologne Bonn Airport is one of the country's few 24-hour airports and serves as a hub for Germanwings, FedEx Express and UPS Airlines. It also is a host of the German and European space agencies DLR and EAC, part of ESA, which train astronauts there for space explorations.

Homepage of Cologne Bonn Airport

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Cologne Bonn Airport is the home base for

Eurowings (EW)
germanwings (4U)



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Old July 30th, 2015, 12:47 PM   #5
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Dortmund Airport 21

Dortmund Airport (IATA: DTM, ICAO: EDLW), is a minor international airport located 10 km (6.2 mi) east of Dortmund, North Rhine-Westphalia. It serves the eastern Rhine-Ruhr area, the largest urban agglomeration in Germany, and is mainly used for low-cost and leisure charter flights. Dortmund Airport served approximately 1.9 million passengers in 2013, the nearest major international airport is Düsseldorf Airport approx. 70 km (43 mi) to the southwest. The Airport of Dortmund is also called "Startbahn Ruhr" and its mean the runway of the ruhr area .

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Information on Dortmund Airport
Airport code: DTM (IATA), EDLW (ICAO)

Geographical position: 51°31.10'N / 07°36.73'E

Service portfolio: 13 tie-down positions and gates, 3 luggage conveyors, 28 check-in counters

Runway: The runway is 2000 metres long and 45 metres wide. The asphalt surface has a special ANTISKID coating for runways, providing a high-tech surface that ensures maximum safety for take-offs and landings.

Terminal capacity: Approx. 3.5 million passengers a year can be check in at Dortmund Airport.

Hours of operation: Scheduled landings may take place until 11 p.m. and scheduled take-offs until 10.30 p.m.

Terminal opening hours: The terminal of Dortmund Airport is open from 3.30 a.m. until midnight local time.

Commencement of operations: Flughafen Dortmund GmbH was founded on 16 April 1926. The terminal for scheduled and charter flights went into operation in 2000. The terminal used until that time has now become the General Aviation Terminal for business, leisure and recreational flights).

Airport size: Building area 220 ha, green space 135 ha

Shareholder: DSW21 (74%) and City of Dortmund (26%)

Managing Director: Udo Mager (since 1. July 2013)
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There is already a dedicated thread for Dusseldorf Airport that can be expanded... Read more here. As for the rest, those are awesome.
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