Munich Airport (MUC/EDDM)

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Munich Airport Center

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

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 and only 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
Munich Exchange

Social Media

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.


Catchment Area

26.5 million residents in Munich Airport’s catchment area

  • 0 to 60 min: 4.2 million
  • 61 to 120 min: 7.2 million
  • 121 to 180 min: 15.1 million


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!

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1. Air Traffic:

Air freight - MUC

Commercial passengers - MUC

2. 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

3. Major Awards:

  • 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”