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Bremen Airport

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Bremen Airport
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Summary info
Type of airport Commercial
Run by Flughafen Bremen GmbH
Opened 1913
City Bremen, Germany,
Coordinates Template:Coor dms
IATA BRE ICAO EDDW
Runways
Direction Length Surface
(m) (ft)
09/27 2,030 Paved
Statistics
2004
Number of passengers 1,674,987

Bremen Airport serves the city of Bremen, Germany.

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Airlines and destinations

Lufthansa serves some German Airports. International flights are scheduled via Frankfurt. OLT serves London City, Toulouse, Copenhagen, Brussels, and Zurich.

Ground transportation

Tram no. 6 every 10 min to Bremen City takes 17 min and costs 1,95 € (2005).

History

The airport was founded in 1913 when the senate of Bremen granted the Aviation Association an official permission to operate a flight base.

1920 Netherland based airline KLM had a connection from Amsterdam via Bremen and Hamburg to Copenhagen.

1945 the airport was taken over by American troops and handed back to the city in 1949. During the fifties, connections to New York and Rio de Janeiro were added.

1989 was the first year that the airport had more than one million passengers.

The Bremenhalle inside the airport hosts a little aviation and space exploration museum, displaying the Ju 52 Bremen air plane and the first Spacelab module.

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