Münster/Osnabrück Airport (FMO/EDDG)

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Other major reasons to serve this airport

  • FMO was Germany‘s fastest growing airport in 2017 (+23%);
  • FMO is expanding: five new destinations and two new airlines in 2018;
  • FMO is an international airport: open 24/7/365 without slot restrictions;
  • Attractive unique catchment area with 3.2m inhabitants covering the north-western part of Germany and eastern part of the Netherlands;
  • Strong and diversified local economy;
  • Diversified international population within catchment area;
  • Proven demand for several unserved routes;
  • FMO offers an attractive and long-term incentive package to launch new routes and to increase frequencies of the existing routes.

Marketing and other support

  • FMO offers an attractive and long-term incentive package to launch new routes and to increase frequencies on existing routes depending on destination and passenger volume.
  • Airport charges and handling fees: Discounts on airport charges as well as aircraft and passenger handling fees; and FMO is the only provider of handling services, no separate negotiations necessary.
  • Marketing support: Tailor-made and comprehensive marketing solution to promote routes.
  • Please contact the aviation marketing team if you want to learn more about the FMO’s route opportunities and attractive incentives.

Catchment Area

  • Attractive and densely populated catchment area:

North-western part of Germany (North Rhine-Westphalia and Lower Saxony) as well as eastern part of the Netherlands;

- 30-minute drive time*: 0.64m inhabitants;

- 60-minute drive time*: 3.12m inhabitants;

- 90-minute drive time*: 9.53m inhabitants;

- Unique catchment*: 3.20m inhabitants;

- Key cities: Münster (311k inhabitants) and Osnabrück (164k inhabitants);

*Based on average drive time, not fastest drive time.

  • Local economy:

- Economically strong catchment area with medium-sized companies in diversified economic sectors;

- Manufacturing industry: e.g. car component suppliers, mechanical engineering, coatings;

- Service industry: e.g. insurance, logistics, management consulting, retail;

- Strong international business links with increase in exports;

- Lower unemployment rate than Germany’s average.

  • Education:

- Münster has one of Germany‘s largest university (45k students).

  • Diversified international population:

- 296k foreign nationals within unique catchment;

- Large and growing community from CEE countries (Poland: 35k inhabitants; Romania: 18k inhabitants; Bulgaria: 9k inhabitants; Kosovo: 9k inhabitants; Serbia: 8k inhabitants; and Russia: 7k inhabitants);

- Large community from Mediterranean region (Turkey: 29k inhabitants; Portugal: 8k inhabitants; and Italy: 8k inhabitants).

Under-served freight opportunities and other economic impact factors

  • New cargo terminal with intermodal capabilities.
  • Attractive 24/7/365 operation without night curfew.


  • Located in the Northwest of Germany, 26km away from Münster and 34km away from Osnabrück.

Infrastructure & Operations

  • Terminal: 3.5m passenger capacity.
  • Runway: 2,170m length and CAT IIIa.
  • Open 24/7/365 – no night curfew.
  • Not slot coordinated.
  • Modern infrastructure (new terminal, air bridges, multi-storey car parks).
  • Dedicated general aviation terminal, aircraft maintenance facilities and cargo terminal.
  • Excellent transport links: direct motorway access and public transport.

Vital statistics

  • Number of passengers: 1,027,000 passengers in 2018 (+6%).
  • 10 scheduled and charter airlines including: Lufthansa, Corendon Airlines, SunExpress, Eurowings, Lauda.
  • Network: about 20 destinations