Hannover, Germany is a city of over 500,000 people, an economy strongly tied to Volkswagen, and a past that includes an important involvement in World War II.
Some of the most visited museums in Hannover are the Bomann Museum Celle, the Kestner Gesellschaft Hannover and the Hannoversches Stabenbahn Museum.
Hannover is full of historical buildings and sites to visit. In addition to sites like the Leibnizhaus and Aegidienkirche Memorial, the Herrenhäuser Gardens, and the New Zoo are fun places to take a family.
Hannover-Langenhagen Airport (airport code HAJ) hosts 46 different airlines flying regular routes into or from Hannover, with another 11 operating infrequently out of the airport.
Virgin Atlantic Airways and Lufthansa operate the highest number of flights per year of all the carriers, with US Airways, Air Berlin and TUIfly operating very frequent flights as well. Air Berlin, Germanwings and TUIfly fly the greatest variety of routes from Hannover.
Hannover-Langenhagen Airport is slightly more than 10 kilometres outside of the city of Hannover.