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MUC Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: MUC / EDDM
Airport Names:
  1. Munich Airport
  2. Flughafen München
Location: Munich, Bavaria, Germany
GPS Coordinates: 48°21'14"N by 11°47'9"E
Area Served: Munich, Germany
Airport Type: Public
Elevation: 1,487 feet (453 meters)
# of Runways: 2
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Facts about Munich Airport (MUC):

  • The airport is located 28.5 km northeast of Munich near the old city of Freising and is named in memory of the former Bavarian Prime minister Franz Josef Strauss.
  • Naming the airport by its full name "Flughafen München Franz Josef Strauß" is fairly uncommon.
  • Between 1995 and 2006, passenger numbers doubled from under 15 million per annum to over 30 million, despite the impact of the 11 September attacks in 2001 and 2002.
  • The furthest airport from Munich Airport (MUC) is Chatham Islands (CHT), which is located 11,933 miles (19,204 kilometers) away in Waitangi, Chatham Islands, New Zealand.
  • In addition to being known as "Munich Airport", another name for MUC is "Flughafen München".
  • The terminal is operated by Terminal-2-Betriebsgesellschaft, which is owned by Flughafen München GmbH and Lufthansa.
  • Construction for the satellite building has started in 2012 and will be completed by 2015.
  • Munich Airport is the only location in the entire state of Bavaria where one can shop at Edeka, a supermarket, from 05.30 until midnight every day, including on Sunday.
  • The closest airport to Munich Airport (MUC) is Fürstenfeldbruck Air Base (FEL), which is located 26 miles (42 kilometers) WSW of MUC.
  • Munich Airport (MUC) has 2 runways.
  • Due to the rapid increase in traffic Munich is currently slot constrained and a third runway is now being planned.
  • Munich Airport handled 38,672,644 passengers last year.
  • Terminal 1 is the older terminal and commenced operation when the airport was opened on 17 May 1992.

Map of Nearest Airports from Munich Airport:

List of Nearest Airports from Munich Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
125.97 miles (41.80 km) WSWFürstenfeldbruck Air Base (FEL)Fürstenfeldbruck, Bavaria, GermanyView Fürstenfeldbruck Air Base on a map Set FEL as destination Airport Get more information about Fürstenfeldbruck Air Base
227.52 miles (44.30 km) NNWIngolstadt Manching Airport (IGS)Ingolstadt, GermanyView Ingolstadt Manching Airport on a map Set IGS as destination Airport Get more information about Ingolstadt Manching Airport
339.51 miles (63.59 km) WAugsburg Airport (AGB)Augsburg, Bavaria, GermanyView Augsburg Airport on a map Set AGB as destination Airport Get more information about Augsburg Airport
450.46 miles (81.21 km) NEStraubing Wallmuehle Airport (RBM)Straubing, Bavaria, GermanyView Straubing Wallmuehle Airport on a map Set RBM as destination Airport Get more information about Straubing Wallmuehle Airport
568.20 miles (109.76 km) SESalzburg Airport (SZG)Salzburg, AustriaView Salzburg Airport on a map Set SZG as destination Airport Get more information about Salzburg Airport
678.30 miles (126.01 km) SSWInnsbruck Airport (INN)Innsbruck, AustriaView Innsbruck Airport on a map Set INN as destination Airport Get more information about Innsbruck Airport
785.37 miles (137.39 km) NNWNuremberg Airport (NUE)Nuremberg, GermanyView Nuremberg Airport on a map Set NUE as destination Airport Get more information about Nuremberg Airport
8110.70 miles (178.15 km) ELinz Airport (LNZ)Linz, AustriaView Linz Airport on a map Set LNZ as destination Airport Get more information about Linz Airport
9112.93 miles (181.74 km) NBindlacher Berg Airport (BYU)Bayreuth, Bavaria, GermanyView Bindlacher Berg Airport on a map Set BYU as destination Airport Get more information about Bindlacher Berg Airport
10115.22 miles (185.44 km) WSWFriedrichshafen Airport (FDH)Friedrichshafen, Bodensee, GermanyView Friedrichshafen Airport on a map Set FDH as destination Airport Get more information about Friedrichshafen Airport
11116.47 miles (187.44 km) NNEMariánské Lázně Airport (MKA)Mariánské Lázně, Czech RepublicView Mariánské Lázně Airport on a map Set MKA as destination Airport Get more information about Mariánské Lázně Airport
12117.62 miles (189.30 km) SWHohenems-Dornbirn Airport (HOH)Hohenems, AustriaView Hohenems-Dornbirn Airport on a map Set HOH as destination Airport Get more information about Hohenems-Dornbirn Airport
13119.22 miles (191.86 km) WSWSt. Gallen–Altenrhein Airport (ACH)Altenrhein, SwitzerlandView St. Gallen–Altenrhein Airport on a map Set ACH as destination Airport Get more information about St. Gallen–Altenrhein Airport
14119.61 miles (192.50 km) WNWStuttgart Airport (STR)Stuttgart, GermanyView Stuttgart Airport on a map Set STR as destination Airport Get more information about Stuttgart Airport
15119.79 miles (192.79 km) NWKitzingen Airport (KZG)Kitzingen, Bavaria, GermanyView Kitzingen Airport on a map Set KZG as destination Airport Get more information about Kitzingen Airport

Map of Furthest Airports from Munich Airport:

List of Furthest Airports from Munich Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
111,932.66 miles (19,203.71 km) SEChatham Islands (CHT)Waitangi, Chatham Islands, New ZealandView Chatham Islands on a map Set CHT as destination Airport Get more information about Chatham Islands
211,496.31 miles (18,501.48 km) ESEHood Aerodrome (MRO)Masterton, New ZealandView Hood Aerodrome on a map Set MRO as destination Airport Get more information about Hood Aerodrome
311,476.73 miles (18,469.96 km) SEGisborne Airport (GIS)Gisborne, New ZealandView Gisborne Airport on a map Set GIS as destination Airport Get more information about Gisborne Airport
411,476.67 miles (18,469.87 km) ESEWellington International Airport (WLG)Wellington, New ZealandView Wellington International Airport on a map Set WLG as destination Airport Get more information about Wellington International Airport
511,476.40 miles (18,469.43 km) SEHawke's Bay Airport (NPE)Napier, New ZealandView Hawke's Bay Airport on a map Set NPE as destination Airport Get more information about Hawke's Bay Airport
611,467.17 miles (18,454.58 km) ESEKaikoura Aerodrome (KBZ)Kaikoura, New ZealandView Kaikoura Aerodrome on a map Set KBZ as destination Airport Get more information about Kaikoura Aerodrome
711,467.03 miles (18,454.36 km) ESEPalmerston North Airport (PMR)Palmerston North, New ZealandView Palmerston North Airport on a map Set PMR as destination Airport Get more information about Palmerston North Airport
811,466.81 miles (18,454.00 km) ESEKapiti Coast Airport (PPQ)Paraparaumu Beach, New ZealandView Kapiti Coast Airport on a map Set PPQ as destination Airport Get more information about Kapiti Coast Airport
911,455.45 miles (18,435.72 km) ESEChristchurch International Airport (CHC)Christchurch, New ZealandView Christchurch International Airport on a map Set CHC as destination Airport Get more information about Christchurch International Airport
1011,444.75 miles (18,418.49 km) ESEWoodbourne Airport (BHE)Blenheim, New ZealandView Woodbourne Airport on a map Set BHE as destination Airport Get more information about Woodbourne Airport
1111,434.82 miles (18,402.51 km) EAshburton Aerodrome (ASG)Ashburton, New ZealandView Ashburton Aerodrome on a map Set ASG as destination Airport Get more information about Ashburton Aerodrome
1211,430.93 miles (18,396.26 km) EOamaru Airport (OAM)Oamaru, North Otago, New ZealandView Oamaru Airport on a map Set OAM as destination Airport Get more information about Oamaru Airport
1311,427.19 miles (18,390.23 km) ESEWanganui Airport (WAG)Wanganui, New ZealandView Wanganui Airport on a map Set WAG as destination Airport Get more information about Wanganui Airport
1411,420.18 miles (18,378.96 km) ERichard Pearse Airport (Timaru Airport) (TIU)Timaru, New ZealandView Richard Pearse Airport (Timaru Airport) on a map Set TIU as destination Airport Get more information about Richard Pearse Airport (Timaru Airport)
1511,412.02 miles (18,365.82 km) EDunedin International Airport (DUD)Dunedin, Otago, New ZealandView Dunedin International Airport on a map Set DUD as destination Airport Get more information about Dunedin International Airport