Dresden Airport (DRS) is a major German international airport. It operates as a gateway to the important State of Saxony, in the heartlands of Germany. The airport has a terminal that was built in 2001, a major investment project that recognised the fact that this airport has been hugely successful. At present, the flights that leave the airport travel across the whole continent. The routes cover almost every country in Europe and include such important business destinations as France and England). The airport has a number of facilities for travellers to make use of, one of which is a car hire service operated by Sixt.