Approach via plane
The international airport Hamburg Fuhlsbüttel, official name "Hamburg Airport" (IATA: HAM, ICAO: EDDH) is the fifth biggest airport in Germany and the oldest airport in Germany founded in 1912. It's about 5 miles away from the city centre. Approximately 60 Airlines provide 125 destination airports including some long distance destinations like New York, Dubai, Toronto and Tehran. Lufthansa is the homecarrier with the most flights followed from Air Berlin. At the Hamburg airport Lufthansa operate one of their biggest Lufthansa Technik Plant.
The second airport in Hamburg is Hamburg-Finkenwerder (IATA: XFW, ICAO: EDHI). It's about 6 miles away from the city centre and a non public airport for the Airbus Operations GmbH plant. It's the second biggest airbus plant after Tolouse and the third biggest aviation manufacturing plant after Seattle and Tolouse. In Hamburg airbus operate the final assembly lines for A318, A319, A321 and A380 aircrafts.