Transport hub

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Frankfurt Airport and connection to other transport networks ( Frankfurter Kreuz , Frankfurter-Kreuz-Tunnel and Frankfurt am Main Flughafen Fernbahnhof )

Transport hub is an economic geographic term that is characterized by the fact that it represents a transfer point between several modes of transport . Traffic junctions can be understood in different dimensions; starting with the central public transport stop of a city up to airports with intercontinental destinations. This is also reflected in the two similar terms connection point and traffic junction .

Hierarchical context

Metro Copenhagen with Cityringen , the proposed merger between Kastrup and Copenhagen Central Station allows

Transport hubs are often in a hierarchical series, for example on a flight:

Example Frankfurt am Main

The Frankfurt airport , for example, is one of the most important traffic hubs of the European air traffic , on the other it is a central point of the highway and railway network .

The importance of a transport hub contributes significantly to the positive economic development of the respective region. In Frankfurt, for example, the first-class infrastructure in comparison with other European countries ensures the city's importance as an international banking and service location .

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