Munich (MUC) Airport

Munich MUC Airport Overview

Munich International Airport MUC is presently Germany's second-largest airport, serving the State of Bavaria and its capital city Munich.  It  has been voted by Skytrax as 'Europe's Best Airport' seven consecutive years, and has moved up to number 3 in ranking among global airports of this size.  Munich  Airport opened in 1992, and 20 years later celebrated its 500 millionth passenger arrival.

MUC Airport is located inside of three municipalities, Oberding, Hallbergmoos & Marzling, and is 18 miles northeast of Munich (25 minutes from city center) - accessible via Autobahn A-92 and A-9.

With two very long runways and an estimated  39 million passengers a year, Munich International Airport is served by a large number of major & minor, regular and low-cost airlines, offering direct and connecting flights to all points of the globe - as well as by seasonal charters to popular vacation destinations. 

On-Airport hotel:  The 5-star Hotel Kempinsky.

Munich Airport has two passenger terminals - T1 &  T2  connected at levels 3 & 4, at center, to the MAC (Munich Airport Center).

Current and future Airport Developments:   As Terminal 2 has reached its capacity limit, it is getting a midfield extension - construction on a new 125,000 sq.meter midfield Satellite has started  on an island on the eastern airport apron - permitting aircraft to dock on either side, accommodating 27 aircraft & adding capacity for 11M passengers/yr - with room for later expansion.  Upon the official opening of the Satellite, passengers will still use check-in, ticket desks & baggage pickup at Terminal 2.  Both T2 and the Satellite will be linked by a train through a 400-meter tunnel. The Satellite will offer 2 Lufthansa Service Centers, 24 transfer desks, 42 passport control stations, as well as  shops and restaurants arranged around the ground traffic conrol tower. Completion is scheduled for 2015.  
Also, preliminary work started on a much-needed third runway.

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