Hannover-Langenhagen Airport Ltd.

Management | CEO

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.

Dr. Hille holds several pilot licenses.

Traffic Figures

local passengers2,051,7291,446,3166,288,6096,309,5365,855,5405,394,922
transit passengers2,6976,01712,75715,09814,56413,892


Flight movements      
overall civil traffic48,85343,61076,83778,76675,25675,711
Air cargo/mail      
freight on commercial flights7096581,8762,1652,4821,984


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. 

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Subsidiaries & Shareholdings

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Hannover Aviation Ground Services GmbH (AGS)

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

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Aircargo Services Hannover GmbH (ASH)

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

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AHS Aviation Handling Services GmbH

Shareholders are the Flughafen Hannover-Langenhagen GmbH (29,75 %), the Flughafen Hamburg GmbH (27,25 %), the Flughafen Bremen GmbH (12,0 %), the FMO Flughafen Münster/Osnabrück GmbH (10,0 %), the Flughafen Stuttgart GmbH (10,0 %), the Flughafen Köln/Bonn GmbH (10,0 %) and the AirPart GmbH, Nürnberg (1,0 %).

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AHS HANNOVER 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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Gastronomie Flughafen Hannover GmbH (GFH)

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

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AirITSystems GmbH

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

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Wirtschaftsförderungsgesellschaft Langenhagen Flughafen mbH

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

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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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Flughafen Parken GmbH

The function is the brokering, distribution and marketing of parking spaces at the connected commercial airports via an online platform or other media as well as the provision of related services.

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Supervisory Board

Chairperson of the Board

Reiner Schränkler 
iCON Infrastructure


State Secretary Doris Nordmann
Ministry of Finance in Lower Saxony

Other members

City Concillor Prof. Dr. Lars Baumann
Federal capital Hanover

Council Chairperson Uta Engelhardt
Federal capital Hanover

Councilor Joana Kleindienst
Federal capital Hanover

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

State Secretary Dr. Jörg Mielke
State Chancellery in Lower Saxony

Dr. Torsten Wolf
iCON Infrastructure

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. Marian Kristoff Drews
ver.di union secretary