Munich International Airport (Germany)
Munch International Airport (IATA: MUC and ICAO: EDDM) is Munich’s main international airport. It is located about 28 km to the north-eastern part of Munich City and ranks as the second busiest airport in Germany after Frankfurt Airport. It however ranks as the seventh busiest airport in Europe in terms of international passenger traffic and 14th in the world. The airport is the secondary hub for Lufthansa and its Star Alliance partners. However, the main carrier at the airport is Air Dolomiti.
Unlike with most airports, most facilities at Munich International Airport are located between the airport’s two runways. The airport features two passenger terminals; Terminal 1 and 2. There is also the Munich Airport Center (MAC).
With capacity to serve 25 million travelers annually, Terminal 1 is divided into five modules; A, B, C, D and E. Modules A through to D serve both departures and arrivals. However, modules A and D are specifically used by passengers to and from Schengen area. Located near Terminal 2 is Hall F that serves flights that need enhanced security. Some notable users of Terminal 1 include Air Berlin, Air France, Condor, Emirates, Delta Airlines, British Airways and Qatar Airways.
Like with Terminal 1, Terminal has capacity to handle 25 million travelers annually. Unlike Terminal 1 however, it is not divided into several modules since it was specially designed for use by Lufthansa and Star Alliance partners. The Terminal has two main departure levels; 04 and 05.
The Munich Airport Center (MAC) is one huge shopping, business and recreation area that connects to the two terminals. Next to the center is the airport hotel.