Munich (MUC)
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Munich (MUC)

  • With a passenger volume of 37.0 million in 2023, Munich Airport has regained almost 80% of its record-breaking pre-pandemic result from 2019 (47.9 million) and ranks among top 10 European airports in terms of passengers. MUC is the first five-star airport and one of only two A380 bases in Europe.

    MUC’s catchment area – one of Europe´s prime business locations

    • High density of global players from high-profile industries such as automotive, IT, insurance, etc.
    • Nearly full employment
    • Highest purchasing power in Germany

    27.2 million residents in Munich Airport’s catchment area

    • 0 to 60 min: 4.3 million
    • 61 to 120 min: 7.4 million
    • 121 to 180 min: 15.5 million

    Munich, Bavaria and the Alps

    • Year-round tourist hotspot full of highlights like the Oktoberfest, the Alpine landscape, romantic castles, etc.
    • One of the world´s top 10 locations for city trips
    • Most overnight stays of international visitors among German states

    MUC – the ideal gateway to serve this prosperous market

    • Europe’s first Five-Star airport
    • High operational reliability as one of the world’s most punctual hub airports
    • Professional, award winning sales and marketing team, to successfully establish your services to Munich


    Sales and marketing activities – B2B and B2B2C outgoing

    • Permanent contact with more than 6,000 travel agents and tour operators across our catchment area.
    • Exemplary activities: mailings, newsletters, events, trade fairs, sales calls etc.
    • Annual Munich Exchange event to bring together airline representatives for discussing cooperation opportunities.

    Sales and marketing activities – B2B incoming

    • Excellent network with touristic partners in Munich, Bavaria and the Alpine region to jointly promote the area’s touristic potential in your home market.
    • Exemplary activities: newsletters, trainings, events etc.

    Marketing activities – B2C

    • Promotion of new airlines and routes through the airport’s communication and social media channels.
    • Exemplary activities: travel blog (, travel portal, targeted media and marketing planning with advertising partners and agencies.


    • Planning and implementation of press activities.
    • Exemplary activities: press releases, trips and conferences.


    MUC – an expanding Cargo gateway

    • Southern Germany accounts for approximately 40% for Germany´s total Air Cargo Volume (Export + Import)
    • “Fast in – fast out” – MUC offers short ways and efficient handling
    • MUC’s Cargo area still has room to expand!

    General Information

    Airport Opening

    • “Franz Josef Strauß” 17 May 1992

    Airport Operator

    • Flughafen München GmbH


    • Free State of Bavaria 51 %
    • Federal Republic of Germany 26 %
    • City of Munich 23 %


    • 28.5 km north-east of the center of Munich, the Bavarian Capital

    Road and rail network to the airport

    • Direct access to the highway – A92/A9
    • Excellent connection to Munich by train (suburban train) – S1/S8

    Parking areas

    • Six multi-storey car parks, six underground car parks, parking areas for vacationists and visitors with a total of 34,000 parking spaces, thereof approx. 22,100 covered parking spaces
    • Runways
      • Two parallel runways, 4,000 m long and 60 m wide, 2,300 m distance between the axes, staggered by 1,500 m, ILS/CAT IIIb
      • 3rd runway: 4,000 m long, planned

    Terminal 1:

    • Oneworld, Skyteam and non-aligned airlines
      • Capacity: 15 mil. passengers per year. Currently under construction and soon with a higher capacity up to 20 mil. passengers per year
      • Total floor area: 198,000 sqm
      • 60 aircraft parking positions

    Terminal 2:

    • Lufthansa, Star Alliance and other Lufthansa partner
      • Capacity: 25 mil. passengers per year
      • Total floor area: 271,400 sqm
      • 75 aircraft parking positions


    • Lufthansa, Star Alliance and other Lufthansa partner
      • Capacity: 11 mil. passengers per year
      • Total floor area: 125.800 m
      • Additional 27 aircraft parking positions

    Cargo Facilities:

    • Cargo terminal
      • Gross floor area: 115,000 sqm
      • Floor space of cargo terminal: 53,000 sqm
      • Parking positions for 7 B747-400F or 14 smaller aircraft
    • Freight Forwarders Building, 1st and 2nd module
      • Area of 32.000 sqm
      • Transshipment capacity of 530.000 tons a year
    • Border Inspection Post & Animal Station
      • Floor area: 1,500 sqm
      • Separate handling areas for human consumption, non human consumption and live small animals
      • Can be expanded into a Perishable Centre in a modular manner
    • Express Center
      • Area: 4,400 sqm
      • Facility to be used exclusively by DHL, FedEx and UPS

    Major Awards:

      • Premier Traveler: “Best Airport in the World 2015”
      • Skytrax: 14x “Europe´s Best Airport”
      • Air Cargo World: 2x “Best Cargo Airport in Europe 100-399,999t”
      • Routes: 12x “Airport Marketing Award”
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