The World’s Largest Model Railroad Gets An Airport

It took six years and $4,440,000, but now world’s largest model railroad set up has the world’s largest model airport!

Miniatur Wunderland

Called Knuffingen Airport, the model airport has 40 working aircraft that take off and land, as well as 90 vehicles which tour the grounds. The model is based on Hamburg’s airport which opened in 1911 and remains the oldest operational airport in the world. This wonderful display is part of Miniatur Wunderland, in Hamburg, Germany, and is now part of one of the most successful permanent exhibitions in Northern Germany.

Image via the story at The Daily Mail.

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