The third largest airport in the State of Baden-Wurttemberg, Friedrichshafen Airport operates as an important gateway to Germany. An interesting fact is that this airport started its existence as an airfield used to launch Zeppelins. Destinations currently covered by aeroplanes that use the airport include Spain, Italy, Turkey, England and The Netherlands. There are also a number of German domestic routes. The airport offers a few basic amenities, one of these facilities the option to procure a car hire agreement from Sixt who are located in the area.