Thursday, May 5, 2011

World's largest airport model opens at Miniatur Wunderland in Hamburg

The world's largest model airport has opened at Miniatur Wunderland in Hamburg, Germany. Miniatur Wunderland is the world's largest model railroad landscape, and its model airport goes into operation following six years of development and construction and an investment of 3.5 million euros.

The airport is a reproduction of Hamburg's international airport

The airport model includes 40 aircraft that take off and land, and 90 vehicles that autonomously move around the runways

A variety of cars in the parking area

A train station connects the airport to the rest of the model railway

Taxis queue to pick up passengers from Knuffingen Aiport

Knuffingen Aiport terminal buildings and car park

A retail park near the airport

The car park and control tower

Gerrit Braun positions model planes at the airport

Passengers disembark at the terminal