Thousands of Geared Motors Ensure Quick Turnaround at Frankfurt’s Hub Airport

Frankfurt Airport is expecting a steep rise in the volume of both freight and passenger traffic. Accordingly, the capacity is being enlarged. The new northwest runway has just become operational, a new terminal is in the planning stage, and in August 2012 the new A-Plus pier will be opened - increasing the number of A380 megaliners that can be processed simultaneously.

In order to keep luggage loading time under 45 minutes even in the face of more air traffic and tightened security measures, efficient and highly reliable handling technology is required. The extensive baggage handling system at the new pier, supplied by the BEUMER Group, is driven by geared motors from NORD DRIVESYSTEMS.

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