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Here's an amazing look at Knuffingen Airport at Miniatur Wunderland in Hamburg, Germany. This miniature airport, the world's largest, took 6-years to build at a cost of $4.4-million. At 1,615-square-feet, it comes complete with moving cars, trains, working lights, as well as airplanes that continually takeoff and land. Continue reading for a video, more pictures, and additional information.

Video

The results feature the realistic taxiing and flight of a fleet of 40 airplanes, alongside trains, cargo vehicles That navigate the runway-lit environs of the control center and airport. The planes are run on two metal rods, Propelled by a cable drag chain. As with the rest of 'miniatur wunderland', navigation on land is accomplished Through a system of magnets.

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This entry was posted on 11/11/2012 02:30am and is filed under Aviation, Design .
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