Cologne Bonn Airport - Terminals

Cologne Airport, known officially as Cologne Bonn Airport (CGN) is an international airport which serves the city and surroundings of Cologne, the fourth largest city in Germany. It also serves the former German capital, Bonn.


The airport is located 15 km (9 miles) southeast of Cologne City Centre and 16 km northeast of Bonn and it has three runways.


The airport serves as a hub for Germanwings, FedEx Express, Eurowings and UPS Airlines.


In 2015 Cologne airport served to 10.3 million passengers, which means that is the seventh largest airport in Germany in terms of travelers and the third one in terms of cargo operations. CGN airport has connection with 115 passenger destinations in over 30 different countries.


In addition, Cologne airport hosts the European and German space Agencies EAC and DLR. Astronauts train there for their space explorations.


Cologne airport has two terminals: Terminal 1 and Terminal 2. Terminal 1 is the oldest one and consists in a main building divided in two piers, A and B, with a star-shaped each one. Both of them (A and B) has ten stands which feature jet bridges, five aircraft, security-check facilities, shops and restaurants.


Terminal 1

The Terminal 1 is used by Germanwings, Eurowings, Lufthansa and Austrian Airlines. Germanwings and Eurowings are the major carriers and operate with most of the check-in facilities. Shop stores has known and exclusive brands and the supermarket is open 24/7. A part of restaurants and cafes there’s also a piano lounge bar to relax and take a break.


Terminal 1 connects directly with the rail station. Terminal 1 and Terminal 2 are connected through a landside walkway and it’s planned to built a airside connection between terminals.


Terminal 2

Is the newest one, it started to be operative on June 2000. It has a modern style, built in steel and glass. T2 has eight stands with jet bridges and also several stands for bus-boarding. In Terminal 2 operate several airlines such as: KLM, Air Berlin, Ryanair or Iran Air. Terminal 2 has some electronic stores.


As Terminal 1, Terminal 2 links directly with the rail station and both terminals are connected through a landside walkway as well.