Hannover Airport

Hannover (HAJ) Airport – welcome to Germany

It is the international airport of Hanover Germany. It is the ninth largest airport in Germany and it is located 11 km north of the center of Hannover. The airport is located in Langenhagen. It offers flights from multiple airline carriers to lots of popular global destinations. It is one of the busiest airports in Germany with large facilities for users in the airport. The airport has easy access to the city of Hannover. The airport features flights from destinations all over the world as it is a world class airport. It is large in space and overcrowding in the airport is not common.


Hannover airport was opened in 1952 in Langenhagen; it replaced an old airfield within the city limits of Hannover thus the name Hannover airport. Two modern terminals were opened later in the year 1973 and they became very famous because of their compact designs. They were called terminal A and B and they are still in service up to date. In the 1990s trials of intercontinental services to the United States and Canada were stopped due to low passenger numbers. In 1998 the largest terminal, C, was opened to handle more passengers, adding 8 more gates. Up to 33 aircraft can be handled simultaneously, of which 20 can use aircraft stands equipped with a Jetway.

All three terminals are capable of handling a Boeing 747.From 1957 to 1990 the airport hosted the Internationale Luft- und Raumfahrtausstellung, Germany's largest air show. After a fatal accident in 1988, when a Royal Air Force Chinook helicopter hit a Jet way with its rotor and the German Reunification two years later, the air show moved to Berlin in 1992


The following airlines offer regular flights at Hannover airport; Vueling, UTair, Turkish Airlines, TUNISAIR, TUIfly, SWISS, SunExpress, SAS, Pegasus Airlines, Nouvelair, Orenair, KLM, Iberia Express, Germanwings, Germania, FLYBE, Deutsche Lufthansa, Condor Flugdienst, Brussels Airlines, Bulgarian Air Charter, British Airways, Belavia, Air Via, Air Cairo, Air Berlin, Aeroflot, Aegean Airlines and many others.


Though it is a very large airport in Germany, the Hannover has not received any awards yet. The airport is estimated to be one of the busiest airports in Germany and also the services they offer are well known by most of the passengers who know the airport by experience. It is a large airport and it is as huge as it can be so cases of overcrowding are not hears at the airport or its terminals. However checking on its remarkable growth throughout the years, it is definitely going to attract some awards.

Routes and Destinations

The Hannover airport is an international airport and many of the flights that pass here and served here have their destinations all over the world. These include; Barcelona, Istanbul-Sabiha Gökçen, London-Stansted, Palma de Mallorca, Pristina, Rome-Fiumicino, Stuttgart, Vienna, Copenhagen, Antalya, Birmingham, Manchester, Fuerteventura, Gran Canaria, Jersey, Lanzarote and other seasonal destinations which due to public demand are chattered when the passengers are too many.

Seasonal: Ankara, Catania, Dubrovnik, Heraklion, Izmir, Lamezia Terme, Naples, Split, Tenerife-South, and Thessaloniki. These ones are chartered flights from all over the world and particularly Europe.

Why fly through this airport

How to check in

The Hannover airport has digital platforms where the passengers are not supposed to go to the airport themselves but the services offered at the reservation desk in the airport are offered on the same basis online. However despite these transformations, passengers can also check in at the airport to make their reservations and bookings. To ease inconveniences after bookings are made, the boarding pass should be downloaded within the remaining days of the flight departure and not less than two hours before departure of the flight.

Baggage and Allowance

The kind of luggage allowed in the airport is checked at the security channel and this is done to ensure the safety of everyone in the plane. The luggage that exceed the given weight limit attract other additional charges. The size of the luggage will also matter greatly when it comes to the cargo regulations. Remember that different airlines at the airport have different regulations weight and size limit. Most airlines will allow the passenger to carry small bags with them while all the others are taken to the cargo section tagged with the correct identification.


To avoid many last minute hustles, the passengers are requested that they should have their boarding pass with them and if not, they should check online or at the reception desk. The seat that the passenger was assigned should not be occupied by another person and if this is the case, with adequate time the error is corrected.

Booking fee

The different airlines available at this airport offer their booking fees payment methods online and also the booking fee itself. The passenger should be familiar with the ones that they are interested in.

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 Airport Contact Details

Hannover Airport

PO Box 42 02 80,
Flughafen Hannover-Lagenhagen GmbH,
D-30662 Hannover,

Tel:49(0)511 977-0


 Location Details

Longitude:9° 41' 4'' E
Latitude:52° 27' 42'' N
ICAO code:

 Airport Location

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