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.


Services provided by PortGround

  • 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


  • 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

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


Certification: Training provider (T-10/11/01) according to the Accreditation and Licensing Order for Promoting Employment (AZAV)


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