Flughafen Köln/Bonn GmbH
Cologne Bonn Airport is one of the most important commercial airports in Germany. In 2018, 12.96 million passengers passed through the airport, ranking it in 6th place in Germany. More than 30 airlines fly from here to approximately130 destinations. The cargo business is also booming: with 860,000 tons of air cargo (2018), Cologne Bonn Airport is ranked 3rd in Germany and 6th in Europe as a freight airport.
Cologne Bonn Airport is the job engine of the region. This workplace directly employs 14,800 people in 130 companies and agencies (as of 31.12.2017). In total, the airport is responsible for an income of €560 million. The airport company itself has about 1,900 employees.
Cologne Bonn Airport is situated in one of the most densely populated regions in Europe – some 16 million people live and work within a radius of 100 kilometers of the airport. The airport is also at the center of one of Europe’s biggest import and export regions: some 40% of the gross national product of the EU is generated within a radius of 400 kilometers around the airport.
The Airport is directly and conveniently accessible by motorway or expressway, as well as by Intercity Express (ICE), Regional Express (RE) and Suburban Trains (S-Bahn). The underground Airport Railway Station is centrally located in front of Terminals 1 and 2. Three car parks provide around 12,500 parking lots.