Flughafen (Nuremberg U-Bahn)

Metro Station Airport ( Abbreviation: FL) was opened as the 39th Metro Station of the Nuremberg U- Bahn on 27 November 1999, making Nuremberg the first and only city in Germany, whose airport is accessible by Metro. It is 2388 m away from the brick subway station and terminal station on the U2 line. The distance between the subway stations brick and Airport is the largest in the Nuremberg U- Bahn network.

Location and infrastructure

The station extends in an east-west alignment north of the airport road in front of the terminal building of the airport. He has three direct stairways to the surface, which are at the departure terminals 1 and 2 as well as arrival. The lift on each platform head connects the platform level with the surface. Metro Station has no return tracks, so that must be directly turned short on the platform.

Building and Architecture

The station building is 230 m long, 15 m wide and 9 m deep (one -down position ). The construction work for it began on September 2, 1996 and were carried out in an open design with Berlin wall. Access to the terminals was maintained with temporary bridges over the railway station building.

The station design is inspired by the terminal and is characterized by the use of aluminum and steel elements. At each platform wall a four-part mosaic of a starting or landing aircraft is attached, the Nuremberg artist Toni Burghart has designed.

In the station ceiling, there are five large rectangular openings, let the sunlight fall on the platform. The entire area above the subway station is spanned by a 5000 m² large glass roof.


The train station is from the ending here underground line U2 and city bus lines 32 (airport - Thon ) - operated and 33 (Book South Airport ). The weekend also runs Night bus N12.


In the subway station scenes for the music video Forever Trance Formation Dee Dee were filmed. Were produced the recordings of the Nuremberg AVA Studios under the direction of Alexander Diezinger.

Metro Station airport is the only one in the Nuremberg U- Bahn network, whose station name is attached to the track behind walls bilingual ( Airport and ).