Hanover-Langenhagen Airport (HAJ) Information

(Hanover, Lower Saxony, Germany)

Listed among Germany's top ten largest international gateways, the Hanover-Langenhagen International Airport connects northern Germany to dozens of destinations across Europe, as well as leading holiday spots around the globe. More than five million passengers are currently handled at this facility each year.

There are three main passenger terminals at the airport. However, a fourth terminal is set aside for military chartered flights. Each terminal is designed with two levels - the ground floor is for arrivals, while the second floor caters for departing passengers. The longest runway is a lengthy 3,800 metres / 12,470 feet.

Germanwings, Air Berlin and TUIfly are the busiest airlines serving the Hanover-Langenhagen Airport. Scheduled, chartered and seasonal flights all operate from the terminals. Direct flights to many major European destinations are available, whereas in the past, most flights needed to pass through Frankfurt first.

Hanover-Langenhagen Airport (HAJ)

Address: Petzelstrasse 84 / Flughafenstrasse, Langenhagen, DE-30855, Germany
Tel: +49 511 977
The Hanover-Langenhagen Airport is 11 km / 7 miles north of Hanover, the capital and most significant city of Germany's Lower Saxony. The town of Langenhagen sits directly opposite the complex, across the L190 national road, while Engelbostel, Godshorn, Kaltenweide, Krähenwinkel and Schulenburg are also close by.

Hanover-Langenhagen Airport Guide



The A352 road (Eckverbindung Hannover-Nord) connects the grounds with the A7 and A2 autobahns. If coming from the centre of Hanover, simply head north along the L190 to the A2, which travels across the city in an east-west direction. The A352 passes the road which connects to the airport.

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It is possible to take bus number 470 from the Langenhagen Zentrum station to the bus stop outside Terminal 3. This service makes the journey a few times every hour. The airport is a 24-hour facility, and so bus services operate round the clock.


The city's S-Bahn railway network connects Hanover with its international airport. Travelling by rail between the city and the facility takes about 15 minutes, beginning at the Central Station and terminating at the station outside Terminal C. Rail transportation runs daily every 30 minutes, between the hours of 04:30 and midnight.


Flughafen Taxis is the company that supplies cabs for passengers. There are taxi ranks situated outside the Arrivals doors of each terminal. The taxi journey between Hanover city centre and the terminals takes about 20 minutes, although passengers should note that the transportation costs for taxis are higher than those for bus or train connections.