The full name of the airport is the Franz-Josef-Strauss Munich Airport.
It was built in 1992 in the town of Erdinger Moss, just 38 kilometers from the city of Munich.
In June 2003, a second airport terminal was opened, which is used primarily by Lufthansa and other Star Alliance members.
Munich Airport provides all air travel to the capital of Bavaria, serving flights from almost 250 European cities and other continents.
The airport has two runways with a length of 4 km, which allows them to take any aircraft.
The capacity of the airport is 90 flights per hour. All flows of passengers for arrivals and departures are intelligently divided between two terminals, each of which serves about 25 million passengers a year.
Officially, the minimum transfer time in Terminal 1 is 35 minutes, in the Terminal 2 – 30 minutes, between the two terminals – 45 minutes. But it must be borne in mind that in the presence of baggage or departure outside the Schengen zone, it is better to have some extra time.
There is also a bus between terminals 1 and 2.
MUC Airport terminals
MUC Terminal 1
includes departure/arrival areas A – D and F, as well as arrival area E. Floor 04 (street level) contains all facilities for passenger check-in and baggage handling. Travolators quickly and conveniently take passengers to the central area of Munich Airport (MAC) and to car parking.
MUC Terminal 2
(G, H) is divided into a floor with an arrival zone (03) and two floors with departure zones (04, 05). Exits K and L in the building of the T2 satellite terminal can be accessed using the underground passenger transportation system.
There are tourist services bureaus, hairdressers, children’s corners, a medical center, sleeping cabins, free Wi-Fi hotspots, and much more in both terminals and the central zone. Also, about 150 shops, boutiques and about 65 restaurants, cafes and bistros are located at the airport.
In the event of an unforeseen situation, you can live and work at the Munich airport. On its territory, there are places for recreation and entertainment, where people can comfortably wait for flight connections. One of the options to retire, relax, or work is sleeping cabins (Napcabs) with a work table and internet access.
For a comfortable pastime or work in both terminals, there are several lounge areas that are perfect for a business or friendly meeting (the time of their work is limited). For recuperation in Terminal 2, several zones for recreation (Recreation Areas) are available around the clock, as well as a shower. For more demanding passengers at the airport, there are two business class hotels – the Novotel München Airport 4 * hotel and the Hilton Munich Airport 5 * with a swimming pool (formerly Kempinski Hotel Airport München).
For young passengers, there are round-the-clock children’s corners, as well as a supervision room, but its time of work should be learned in advance.
Many large airports can boast a vast selection of foodservice places, and Munich Airport is no exception. Here you can enjoy a rich assortment of dishes and delicacies, from authentic Bavarian food and seafood to Asian cuisine and fast food. There are plenty to choose from even for supporters of healthy eating; for example, Bistro Organic offers passengers not only tasty but also healthy, 100% organic food. The airport of the Bavarian capital is the only one in Europe that can boast having a brewery on its territory.
The Airbräu Brasserie offers a good selection of authentic Bavarian beers that are brewed right at the airport, as well as provide delicious food and a pleasant atmosphere. Any hungry people will be able to find a place for lunch for their taste and wallet.
Munich Airport is well designed. It is difficult to get confused there even without finding your terminal or reception. The airport cooperates with more than 90 airlines, and each of them has a specific place for the registration of passengers and baggage.
This information can be found on the official website of the airport. If difficulties still arise, then the airport staff will help you find the place you need. For more convenient transportation of baggage for € 1.00, you can take a special trolley (Baggage trolleys). This can be done in the center of the airport (MAC), in the departure areas of Terminal 1 and 2, and in the underground parking, but on your arrival at Munich Airport, baggage carts are provided free of charge.
For maximum comfort in all areas of departure and arrival of both terminals, porters will help you with your luggage for a fee. Between terminals, there are differences in the order of transportation of children’s transport.
In Terminal 1, one pram with a cradle (pram) must be handed over to the bulky luggage counter. A stroller or buggy stroller must be handed over to the front desk as standard luggage. For convenience, passengers with children after the security checkpoint of Terminal 1 (Terminal 1 security checkpoint) have the opportunity to borrow a stroller (buggy) for free. In Terminal 2, a stroller (buggy) or a stroller with a carrycot (pram) can be taken by a passenger to the door of the aircraft.
MUC airport address
Oberding, Bavaria, 85326
Phone: +49 89 975 00 / fax 975 579 06