Flight Operations To Hamburg, Germany


Flight Operations to Hamburg, Germany

Subhi Sendyan | - 03/27/2017
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Flight Operations to Hamburg, Germany: Planning a trip to Hamburg? Do you have the vital information to plan a flight to the German city? 

The 2017 Aircraft Interiors Expo takes place at Hamburg Messe this April 4-6. Here’s all the information you need to plan an operation to Germany’s second largest city.

Hamburg Airport 
  • Latitude/ Longitude:  N53-37.8 E009-59.3
  • Magnetic variation: 02E
  • Elevation: 53ft.
  • Fuel: Jet A-1 and Avgas
Operational Information 
  • Slot allocation is required and fines can be imposed for non-compliance
  • Overflight and landing permits are not required if operating under the standard airworthiness certificate
  • Night-time restrictions are in place
  • There are no parking restrictions

Airport Embarkation Tax: No airport tax is levied on passengers upon embarkation at the airport.

Currency: The local currency is the Euro (EUR).

German Immigration

Non- EU Passengers:

  • All other foreigners require a visa for trips to Germany
  • A visa is not required for visits of up to 90 days in an 180‑day period for nationals of those countries for which the European Community has abolished the visa requirement

For more information, see: http://www.auswaertiges-amt.de/EN/EinreiseUndAufenthalt/StaatenlisteVisumpflicht_node.html

EU Passengers: EU nationals do not require a visa to enter the Federal Republic of Germany.

Non-EU Crew:

  • No visa is available upon arrival in Germany
  • Non-EU crew must have a valid Schengen visa to enter Germany

EU Crew: A passport and valid crew ID card are required


When traveling between two countries of the European Union:

  • You must declare cash or cash equivalents up to €10,000 to the customs officers

The following monetary instruments are subject to this requirement:

  • Cash and securities (stocks, bonds, checks including traveler’s checks, money orders, bills of exchange, promissory notes, cashable interest coupons)
  • Gems and precious metals

When traveling to or from non-EU countries:

If you are traveling from an EU country to a country outside the EU or vice versa, you must declare cash and cash equivalents of 10,000 Euros or more to the customs service in writing.

When arriving from a non-EU country, you must submit a written declaration at the first customs inspection point (the designated red exit for declarable goods).

When departing for a non-EU country, go to the responsible customs office or ask which customs counters you can submit your written declaration to. This must be done before you pass through the security checkpoint.


  • 1 liter of spirits containing more than 22% of alcohol by volume, or 1 liter of ethyl alcohol containing 80% or more of alcohol by volume, or 2 liters of alcohol containing up to 22% volume, or a combination of the above plus 4 liters of non-sparkling wine and 16 liters of beer
  • 200 cigarettes, or 100 cigarillos, or 50 cigars, or 250 grams of loose tobacco, or a combination of the above

Other goods:

  • Up to a total value of 430 Euro is allowed
  • Travelers under the age of 15 may only import goods worth a total of 175 euros

Please see: http://www.iatatravelcentre.com/DE-Germany-customs-currency-airport-tax-regulations-details.htm


Hamburg Messe is located right in the heart of the city and within walking distance to hotels and Dammtor mainline rail station.

  • Mercure Hotel Hamburg Mitte
  • Hotel Ibis Hamburg St Pauli Messe
  • IntercityHotel Hamburg Dammtor-Messe
  • Hotel Am Dammtor

For more information, contact dxb@uas.aero