Munich Airport is situated northeast of Bavarian capital Munich, in Germany. It is one of the busiest airports in the country, second only to Frankfurt Airport, and it is one of the most bustling airports in Europe. Munich Airport consists of two terminals that handle both domestic and international flights. Passengers may walk between terminals, as they are a just a short distance away from each other.
Travellers who have some time to kill at the airport may opt for the airport tour. Airport staff will guide travellers through the terminals and show them sites such as the runways and so on. There will be an opportunity to view the freight buildings, engine testing facilities and observe airport operations. Travellers may request for a tour in the language of their choice provided there are sufficient people in the tour that understand the requested language.
Alternatively, travellers may head to the visitors’ terrace at Terminal 2, which provides passengers with a beautiful view of the runways and its surroundings. Passengers are allowed to access the terrace at no charge. The terrace makes for a good spot to snap a photo as well.
Young travellers may stop by the visitors’ centre, where there are children's terminals and screens that provide interactive information on how an airport functions. They may learn more about jobs within an airport, aircraft and so on. There is also the visitors’ park where young visitors may learn about what goes on behind-the-scenes of an airport. Additionally, there is also a playground and hands-on courses for children to explore.
There are numerous food options at the airport, ranging from restaurants and cafes to bars and beer gardens. Travellers may take their pick from a wide range of Asian and Western cuisines. The beer garden at the airport boasts a spectacular view, a perfect accompaniment for those looking to relax with a drink. There are also healthy food options such as organic salads and sandwiches for those looking to eat clean. For travellers who wish to pick up a quick snack or bite, they may visit fast-food chains like McDonald's.
Duty-free shopping may be done at the duty-free store, which sells goods such as liquor and wine, tobacco, cosmetics and perfume, confectionery and so on, at reduced prices. There are also other retail shops selling items such as fashion apparel and accessories, shoes and bags as well as luxury items from international brand names.
Travellers who wish to while away the time surfing the net, checking emails or chatting with friends and family online may connect to the free Wi-Fi provided by the airport. Wi-Fi is free for the first 30 minutes and subsequently, travellers may continue to use the Wi-Fi at a small fee. They may connect to the Wi-Fi via mobile phones, laptops or other electronic devices.
IMPORTANT! Information is correct as of 8 August 2014 and is subject to change. Please always check Munich Airport website for the latest update of the following information.