Airport in German
If you’re travelling on a plane in Germany, you need to know what to say at the airport in German. Make sure your journey goes smoothly with this online German audio lesson. By the time you’re done you’ll have some handy words and phrases to pack in your German language kit!
Maybe you’re looking for the departure hall, or you want to ask for a window seat. Perhaps you want to find out when your flight is boarding. Stick with Rocket German and we’ll help to get you on the plane safely and on time - in German!
Let's check out this lesson on airport in German!
Pronouncing airport in German
Follow the English translation and listen carefully to the audio. Now practice saying the German phrases aloud… imagine you’ve just arrived at the airport and there’s a native German speaker smiling at you from behind the counter… How can she help you?
Now, here are the important questions that you will need when checking in at the counter (“der Schalter”). Listen to each word and its English translation and repeat the words aloud.
Some people prefer window seats, some want to sit close to the aisle. I always ask for a window seat, that way I can get a first impression of the city we are going to land in, from above. Whichever one you prefer, here are the German words for it…
Here are some possible answers you might get…
Sie müssen 15 Minuten vor Abflug am Gate sein.
You have to be at the gate fifteen minutes prior to departure.
Leider haben wir keine freien Fensterplätze mehr.
Unfortunately, we don't have any window seats left.