Hannover-Langenhagen Airport Ltd.


Dr Raoul Hille has been the sole director of Hannover Airport since 2004.

He was born in Bremen, Germany. After he studied Industrial Engineering and Business Studies and his doctorate (Dr. rer. pol.), he began his career in the Strategic Development Department of the Deutsche Lufthansa in Cologne in 1989. In 1991, he took over the management of a project corporation in Frankfurt and in 1993, he became director general of the "Joint Venture Airport Moskau" in Moscow.  

In 1994, Dr. Hille was promoted to regional director of Lufthansa for western Germany with their headquarters in Dusseldorf. In 1997, he became direct report to the managing board at Lufthansa headquarters in Frankfurt. His position was head of the Corporate Portfolio Management. 
In 1998, he became the managing director of the wholly-owned Lufthansa subsidiary GlobeGround, which offers ground traffic services and has got more than 60 affiliated companies. 

Dr. Raoul Hille became the head of the managing board of Start Amadeus in Bad Homburg, Germany, in October 2000.


Traffic Figures

local passengers6,309,5365,855,5405,394,9225,439,1825,271,078
transit passengers15,09814,56413,89213,48720,903


Flight movements     
overall civil traffic78,76675,25675,71175,69576,031
Air cargo/mail     
freight on commercial flights2,1652,4821,9841,4131,650


Transport statistics of the current year can be found at the website of Arbeitsgemeinschaft Deutscher Verkehrsflughäfen.



Since 1952, the city of Hanover and the federal state of Lower Saxony have been shareholders of the Flughafen Hannover-Langenhagen GmbH.

In 1998, the Fraport and Nord/LB joined in, which reduced the shares of the city of Hanover and the federal state of Lower Saxony by 15% each. 

In 2001, the Fraport AG acquired the shares of Nord/LB. 

In October 2018, iCON Infrastructure bought the shares of Fraport AG. 

Further information on the shareholders can be found here:




Subsidiaries & Shareholdings

 Hannover Airport

Hannover Aviation Ground Services GmbH (AGS)

The AGS is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Flughafen Hannover-Langenhagen GmbH.

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 Hannover Airport

Aircargo Services Hannover GmbH (ASH)

The ASH is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Flughafen Hannover-Langenhagen GmbH.

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 Hannover Airport

AHS Aviation Handling Services GmbH

The shareholders are the Flughafen Hannover-Langenhagen GmbH (51,0%) and the AHS Aviation Handling Services GmbH, Hamburg (49,0%).

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 Hannover Airport

Gastronomie Flughafen Hannover GmbH (GFH)

With 50% each, the Flughafen Hannover-Langenhagen GmbH as well as the Marché Restaurants Deutschland GmbH, Leinfelden-Echterdingen, are the shareholders.

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 Hannover Airport

AirIT Systems GmbH

Shareholders are the Flughafen Hannover-Langenhagen GmbH and the Fraport AG with 50% each.

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 Hannover Airport

Wirtschaftsförderungsgesellschaft Langenhagen Flughafen mbH

Shareholders are die city of Langenhagen and the Flughafen Hannover-Langenhagen GmbH with 50% of the shares respectively.

 Hannover Airport

Hannover Marketing und Tourismus GmbH (HMTG)

The corporate purposes of the company are the nationwide marketing and the image promotion of the metropolitan area of Hanover as well as the promotion of the tourism sector in the metropolitan area Hanover.

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Supervisory Board

Chairperson of the Board

Mayor Klaus Dieter Scholz 
State capital Hanover


Reiner Schränkler 
iCON Infrastructure

Other members

Councillor Angelo Alter
State capital Hanover

State Secretary Dr. Berend Lindner
Ministry of Economic Affairs, Employment and Traffic in Lower Saxony

State Secretary Doris Nordmann
Ministry of Finance in Lower Saxony

State Secretary Dr. Jörg Mielke
State Chancellery in Lower Saxony

Andrew Henry Simon
iCON Infrastructure

First City Concillor Sabine Tegtmeyer-Dette 
Federal capital Hanover

Employee's representatives

Herr Martin Adam 
Flughafen Hannover-Langenhagen GmbH

Herr Peter Alpers
Flughafen Hannover-Langenhagen GmbH

Mr. Torsten Krups 
Flughafen Hannover-Langenhagen GmbH

Mr. Martin Lekic 
Flughafen Hannover-Langenhagen GmbH