Airport Bremen
Airport Bremen

Airport Bremen (Bremen Airport). Official site.


Bremen International Airport is a large air harbor located in the northwest of Germany, with an annual passenger traffic of more than 2,5 million people.


History of Bremen Airport



The airport of Bremen is considered to be one of the oldest in the world, in particular, the first plans to build an air harbor on the territory of the current international airport, it was accepted back in 1909 year, and it was assumed that the airport will mainly serve airships, as in essence, the era of aircraft construction has not yet begun.

For a number of reasons, the construction of a civil airfield was discontinued, and in 1913 a military base appeared there, which was actively used during the First World War.

In 1919, the construction of a civil airport began on the site of the airbase, however, due to the lack of financial resources, the first terminal appeared here only in 1925 year.

In 1937, the functionality of the airport Bremen has expanded significantly, in particular, there were four runways that crossed each other, which in turn allowed to take the aircraft regardless of the strength and direction of the wind.

During the Second World War, the infrastructure of the Premaren airport was almost completely destroyed by massive bombing. In the period from 1945 year to 1948 year, the airport of the burden was used as the military base of the US Air Force, and the military command of this country almost completely restored the infrastructure of the air harbor.

In 1949, the airport Bremen was again put into operation, and it began to develop quite actively, in particular, the route network of the air harbor grew rapidly, the runways were extended for the reception and maintenance of large aircraft, and at the beginning of the 50-ies, The airport was given the status of an international air harbor.

With the expansion of the route network, the length of the runways of the International Airport Bremen increased, which allowed to serve more passengers, and already in 1989 year, the air harbor served more than 1 million passengers.

As a result of 2017, Bremen International Airport served more than 2,54 million passengers.


Runways of the International Airport Bremen



The modern International Airport of Bremen has at its disposal two runways:

  • Asphalt runway, the length of 700 meters and the width of 23 meters;
  • Asphalt runway, the length of 2040 meters and a width of 45 meters.


As follows from official data, the air harbor can receive civil aircraft 3-4 class.

In addition to the runways, the International Airport of Bremen has helipads that allow to receive and service helicopters of all classes and types.


Infrastructure of the International Airport Bremen



The international airport of Bremen has a well-developed infrastructure, in particular, this air harbor has five terminals, which allows to serve annually a large number of passengers, with most of the terminal equipped with telescopic ladders.

For the needs of passengers, on the territory of the International Airport of Bremen there are:

  • Banks, ATMs, payment terminals, currency exchange offices;
  • retail stores;
  • Shops souvenir products;
  • Duty free shops;
  • Shopping centers;
  • Cafes, restaurants, snack bars and places of public catering;
  • Room mother and child;
  • Place of packing and storage of luggage;
  • Post office;
  • Pharmacies;
  • Parking of motor vehicles (4500 places);
  • Parking by taxi and public transport;
  • Car rental.

Due to the fact that the airport has only 3,5 kilometers from Bremen, the hotel is not on the territory of the air harbor.


How to get to Bremen International Airport?



The international airport Bremen has excellent transport links with the city, in particular, passengers can use both taxi services and public transport (city buses, buses, trams).


Basic data of Bremen airport:

  • Airport Country: Germany Airport Bremen (Bremen Airport) .1.
  • Bremen International Airport.
  • Year of the airport grounds: 1913.
  • GMT time zone (summer / winter): + 2 / + 1.
  • Latitude geographical 53.05, 8.79 geographical longitude.
  • The geographical location of the airport: on 3.5 kilometers towards the south of the city of Bremen.
  • The number of airport terminals: 1.

Bremen (Bremen Airport). Official site.


Bremen (Bremen Airport). Official site:

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The main airport codes:

  • IATA airport code: BRE.
  • ICAO airport code: EDDW.


Contact details:

  • The mailing address of the airport: Postfach286152, 28361Bremen, Germany.
  • City Airport Management Phone: + 4942155950.
  • City Airport Help Phone: + 4942155950.
  • Airport Fax: + 494215595474.
  • E. mail Airport:
  • Base airport are airlines: Bremenfly (Bremenflay), Olt Ostfriesische Lufttransport (Olt Ostfrizishe Lyufttransport).



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