Port‌Ground GmbH

PortGround GmbH is a subsidiary of Mitteldeutsche Flughafen AG. It provides all the services involved in handling passengers, aircraft and freight at Dresden and Leipzig/Halle Airports round the clock.


  • Marshalling and securing aircraft
  • Turnaround coordination (supervision)
  • Load control (W&B)
  • Walk-out assistance including push-back
  • Services (fresh water, toilets, push-back services & bus transfers)
  • Loading and unloading A/C
  • Positioning freight, post and luggage 
  • Cargo handling on the apron area
  • Aircraft interior cleaning
  • Aircraft de-icing


Certification: Regulated Supplier


  • Air cargo 
  • Warehouse handling  
  • Handling dangerous goods (DGR)
  • Repair and packing services for dangerous goods
  • Truck handling 
  • Handling perishables (PER) and pharmaceuticals (PIL) 
  • Customs clearance
  • E-commerce
  • Special cargo (VAL, VUN, etc.)
  • Handling small and large animals (AVI)
  • Handling heavy cargo
  • ULD control 
  • Operating the railway terminal for maritime cargo

List of Cargo Service Fees PortGround GmbH


  • Regulated Agent
  • Good Distribution Practice (GDP)
  • Handling explosives
  • Handling radioactive cargo

  • Check-in
  • Late-night check-In
  • Lost & found
  • Supporting passengers with restricted mobility
  • Supporting unaccompanied minors (UMs)
  • Boarding
  • Supporting VIPs

Our dangerous goods services

Handling dangerous goods

  • Professionally packaging, marking, documenting and transhipping all classes of hazardous goods and substances
  • For air/road/sea means of transport
  • External or in-house handling of dangerous goods
  • Repackaging damaged hazardous goods shipments
  • Drawing up logistics solutions for dangerous goods
  • Making available a 24h emergency phone number
  • Adaptation work/performing checks when changing the means of transport
  • Professional services that comply with national and international standards such as ICAO – TI/IATA, DGR, ADR and IMDG

Consulting and training

  • Individual, solution-oriented advice and training for dangerous goods travelling by air/road
  • Creating special packaging materials
  • Training according to the ICAO standards, either in-house or at your premises

Service plus

  • Close cooperation with public authorities and freight forwarders to coordinate customs clearance and transport operations
  • Organising pick-up and delivery runs within Germany and Europe


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PortGround also provides training for young people. The company offers the following apprenticeship and training opportunities:

  • Dangerous goods training
  • Practical training for air cargo specialists
  • Warehouse handling
  • Forklift training
  • Training for aircraft de-icing
  • Securing loads according to the VDI 2700 Guidelines
  • Training operations for security courses
  • Basic training for handling aircraft & GSE training


PortGround is always looking for new employees. The company provides its employees with the following benefits:

  • Payment in line with collective wage agreements
  • Flexible working hours
  • Free uniform
  • A health programme
  • Employee benefits with cooperation partners

You can find more information about vacancies at: www.karriereflieger.de

Contact details:
Postal address:
Flughafen Leipzig/Halle
PortGround GmbH
Terminalring 11
04435 Flughafen Leipzig/Halle
Phone: +49 (0) 341 224 1166
Fax: +49 (0) 341 224 1183
Contact details:
Postal address:
Flughafen Dresden
PortGround GmbH
01109 Dresden
Phone: +49 (0) 351 881 3410
Fax: +49 (0) 351 881 3405