Leipzig/Halle Airport has confirmed that it will develop new apron areas, logistics and office buildings, as well as a second dedicated freight centre.
The planned investments will total approximately EUR500 million (USD563.1 million).
Götz Ahmelmann, ceo of the airport’s holding company Mitteldeutsche Flughafen, said: “We can now continue to expand our excellent market position for cargo. Leipzig/Halle Airport is already the fifth-largest freight hub in Europe and the second-largest in Germany. And this growth is continuing: we were able to set a new record with freight volumes totalling 110,419 tonnes as recently as March 2019.”