The Olympic enthusiasm of Hamburg Airport is now widely visible to all arriving and departing passengers. Recently, two Fire and Flame logos have been officially inaugurated in the immediate vicinity of the runways to support Hamburg’s bid to host the 2024 Summer Games.
“Hamburg’s Olympic bid is a unique opportunity for the city and its airport. I am glad that our enthusiasm for sports will thus be taken to the world”, says Michael Eggenschwiler, CEO of Hamburg Airport. “As an ambassador of Hamburg’s bid for all national and international guests, Hamburg Airport presents itself as a 'Gate to the Games’.”
“The Icing on the Cake”
Christoph Holstein, Secretary of State of the Ministry of the Interior and Sports, thanked Hamburg Airport for its commitment: “We are thrilled by the creativity of Hamburg’s citizens in supporting this large projects. The highly visible logos on such prominent location at the airport are like the icing on the cake. “
The two logos depicting the Olympic fire and flame are located near the intersection of runways on both sides of “Hamburg Airport” sign. The two icons, 11×15 metres in size, have been designed by staff of the Hamburg Airport subsidiary RMH Real Estate Maintenance Hamburg. Among other things, 200 carpenter nails were use to fasten the logos.
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