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. 

New Airport hotel 'Hilton at Munich Airport' with 389 rooms and direct terminal access can be recognized by its glass atrium in the center. It offers conference & business facilities covering over 20 meeting rooms, a fitness area, swimming pool, whirlpool, steam bath & sauna, as well as dining options and Nightflight Bar. 

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:  The Midfield extenson project: 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 3. Quarter of 2015
- followed by an operational test phase, whereupon Star Alliance member airlines (including Lufthansa, Air China, Singapore Airlines and United) will move some flights into the new facility.
Also, preliminary work started on a much-needed third runway.

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