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.  In March 2015, Skytrax declared Munich Airport to be number 3 of the World's Best Airports.

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:  
Midfield Satellite's construction poject completed its outside work - measuring 600 x 80 meters, and permitting 27 aircraft to dock on either of its sides. Both T2 and the Satellite will be linked by a train through a 400-meter tunnel. Work began on the Satellite's Inside work: Currently 50 elevators, 56 escalators & 20 moving walkways are being installed. Already the first vehicles for the automated people mover (APM), connecting it to T2, went 'into position'. 
Upon official Satellite opening, it will offer 2 Lufthansa Service Centers, 24 transfer desks, 42 passport control stations, 52 boarding gates, 39 boarding bridges, as well as shops and restaurants arranged around the ground traffic control tower.
While completion is tentatively scheduled for 3. Quarter of 2015, it is to first undergo an operational test phase - before Star Alliance member airlines (including Lufthansa, Air China, Singapore Airlines and United) will move some of their flights into the new facility.
Also, preliminary work started on a much-needed third runway.

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