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Munich International Airport (EDDM) - Jet Charter Services

Munich International Airport, located 20 minutes northeast of downtown Munich, is one of the busiest airports in Europe and the second biggest in Germany (behind Frankfurt).

And yet, year after year, Munich Airport is at or near the top of Best Airport lists, proof that customer service doesn’t have suffer just because an airport is busy.

Munich (MUC; ICAO: EDDM) has connections to destinations all over the world and also more than 150 retail stores and some 50 restaurants and bars in its Munich Airport Center. Open and airy with lots of glass and modern furniture, it is located between Terminals 1 and 2. In addition to the shopping mall, there is one of the largest roofed outdoor areas in Europe at the MAC-Forum where events such as the Christmas Fair and beach volleyball tournaments are held. A nearby park has a historic aircraft display and a miniature golf course. Munich Airport is like a small city.

Munich International Airport

Munich International Airport Picture Source.

Airport Information for Munich International Airport (EDDM, MUC)

AIRPORT INFORMATION
ICAOEDDM
IATAMUC
LOCATIONMunich, Germany
FACILITY TYPEAIRPORT
Runway Length (ft) Width (ft) Surface Type Elevation (ft)
26L/08R 13123 197 CON 1486.03279
26R/08L 13123 197 CON 1486.03279

Cockpit view of final approach and landing at Munich Airport

Munich is One of World’s Best Airports

Munich has been named the Best Airport in Europe and in the Top 10 in the world in 2018 by Skytrax, a leading aviation reviewer. It has been at or near the top of both lists for a decade. Many flyers charter private business jets at MUC, which also serves as a hub for large commercial carriers such as Air Berlin, Lufthansa and Condor.

The Skytrax awards are the Oscars of the airport industry. The Skytrax 2018 Awards were based on 13.7 million airport survey questionnaires covering 550 airports. The surveys were completed by over 100 different nationalities of airline customers between August 2017 and February 2018.

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Control Tower at Munich AirportPicture Source.

There is more to Munich than beer even though every year its almost 200-year-old Oktoberfest draws some six million people to the Bavarian city next to the Alps in southern Germany, just above its border with Austria.

Museums, many that are considered finer than the museums of Berlin, are open year round but outdoor festivities and festivals, including Oktoberfest, are held in the warmer summer months.

Munich is on the Isar River in the German state of Bavaria. Many visitors are surprised at how stunning the architecture remains after being heavily damaged during allied bombing in World War II.

Many historic buildings were rebuilt, making the city center appear very much as it did in the late 1800s. Other famous architectural structures worth visiting are the Frauenkirche, a church that seats 40,000 and the Neues Rathaus (city hall).

Beyond beauty and culture, Munich is full of major businesses and headquarters. A third of the companies in the German blue chip stock market are headquartered in Munich, drawing many private business jets to Munich Airport.

Luxury carmaker BMW is not only headquartered in Munich, it has its own ZIP code (80788). Other large headquarters include Allianz, the world’s largest insurance company; Siemens, electrical engineering; Infineon, computer chip producer; and industrial gas specialist Linde.

Businessmen and women often rent private business jets into Munich to visit its aerospace (aerospace and lighting manufacturers Arri and Osram.

FBOs at MUC

The General Aviation Terminal is where private and rented business jets are handled.

The compact and efficient design of the terminal allows for quick handling, hangaring, refueling or maintenance of your business jets.

If you have some time to kill, there is the VipWing Terminal. The pleasant and modern rooms of our VipWing Terminal, to and from which guests are chauffeured by limousine from their planes, “subtly combine exclusivity and a cosmopolitan air with Bavarian local color,” according to the website. It has a buffet, serving Bavarian specialties, a bar area and its own beer garden. The bar area has baristas making coffee and teas, a large selection of international wines and, of course, Bavarian beers.

A huge amenity of the VipWing is a separate landside access with valet parking and covered entrance. As soon as you pull up, a multi-lingual assistant will greet you and take care of all your needs until your flight. The VipWing has a number of suites, called castles, that offer different amenities. For instance, one has a place to sleep; another is a conference room. Suite rental prices range from free to more than $200 an hour.

Three fixed base operators are at Munich International Airport:

Jet Aviation Munich

Jet Aviation FBO. Picture Source.

Jet Aviation opened its FBO at Munich International Airport in 2014. It also has FBO handling facilities in Berlin and Dusseldorf airports. The company said it expanded into Munich because business aviation is essential in the region where a large number of major stock-listed companies are located.

Among its amenities are:

  • Domestic and international handling
  • On-site immigration and customs clearance
  • Transportation, hotel and catering coordination
  • Aircraft cleaning, de-icing and refueling
  • Executive lounge and conference room
  • Crew lounge, snooze room and showers
  • Weather and flight planning facilities
  • Wi-Fi
  • Catering coordination
  • Maintenance coordination

ExecuJet Munich

ExecuJet Munich, which also operates out of Berlin-Schoenefeld Airport, provides a diverse range of FBO and aircraft aviation services, including specialized and tailored services for VIP, diplomatic and crisis flights. These services include:

  • VIP lounge
  • Work and rest area.
  • Wi-Fi
  • Refreshments, newspapers and magazine.
  • Security
  • Flight planning
  • Arranging overflight and landing clearance.
  • Organizing inflight catering
  • Ground handlin.
  • Concierge services
  • Aircraft, passenger and baggage handling
  • Fuel
  • Aircraft valet and hangaring
  • Customs and immigration
  • Limousine transfers

PrivatPort Munich

Swissport Executive Aviation and PrivatPort provide ground handling services to the operators and executives who own or charter private business jets in more than 80 bases in 22 countries, including Munich International Airport, where it has operated since 2010. Their mission is to make arrivals, stopovers and departures as convenient and smooth as possible. Amenities include:

  • Fuel provider
  • Fast turnarounds
  • Lounges
  • Crew assistance
  • Hotel and restaurant reservations
  • Airport slot coordination
  • Catering arrangements
  • Customs and immigration assistance
  • Flight planning and weathe.
  • Station control
  • Aircraft loading/unloading
  • Push-back
  • Water and toilet services
  • Aircraft servicing and cleaning

Events that draw elite visitors

Oktoberfest

Every year in mid-September, more than six million beer-lovers descend on Germany’s beer capital in planes, trains, automobiles and chartered private business jets to the world’s biggest and most celebrated beer festival – Oktoberfest. For 16 days, local Bavarian beers are served in more than a dozen halls that seat more than 100,000 lederhosen-wearing patrons at enormous wooden tables and benches.

The annual tradition started in October 1810, when an Oktoberfest was held to celebrate the marriage of Prince Ludwig of Bavaria and Princess Therese of Sachsen-Hildburghausen. Everyone in Munich was invited. Those early festivals included horse races.

In 1896, breweries joined in the festivities, erecting giant beer tents on the grounds. They were so successful that beer-drinking has become the primary focus of the event ever since.

The beer that is sold is brewed only by local breweries to keep the festival authentic.

There are many local specialties to eat, too. In addition to the famous Bavarian baked goods, grilled fish and wurst are favorites. Wurst (also called weisswurst) are white pork sausages made from veal and bacon, and seasoned with parsley, lemon, onions, ginger and cardamom. They are usually served with Bavarian pretzels and mustard.

Does the whole even sound a little too lowbrow to you? There are ways to get a VIP package to Oktoberfest. Ask the concierge at your FBO for help arranging a day of VIP treatment so luxurious you’ll never be frustrated by the crowds or have to stagger back to your car.

Football

Munich is home to FC Bayern München, Germany best and most famous football club. The team has set records in the number of times it has won the German championship and the German football cup. It won the UEFA Champions League / European Cup five times between 1974 and 2013. And, it won the FIFA World Cup in 2013.

Charter a private business jet into EDDM during the soccer season of August to May and you can watch the world renowned club play in the Allianz Arena.

EDM festivals

Electronic Dance Music Festivals are very popular in Munich, which has more than Berlin, another EDM hotspot. If you are into dancing all night, ask your FBO concierge about festivals that might be going on when you are there.

Fascinating facts

  • Nudists find Munich a welcoming place. There are many places to swim and sunbathe naked.
  • The three-story Hofbrauhaus in Munich, which opened in 1589 and is believed to be the world’s largest pub, has a capacity of 5,000. It’s a beautiful and jolly place where beer is always flowing but it has a dark past. It is where Hitler gave his first speech to the Socialist party. Mozart and Lenin also quaffed a pint or two there.

FBOs and Handlers at Munich International Airport, EDDM, MUC

NAME ADDRESS PHONE WEBSITE
Lufthansa Technik  MUC WA4  (418) 997-2780   
General Aviation Services    (498) 997-1498   
Aviation Handling Service    (498) 997-2381   
Ebas International  85356 MUNCHEN-FLUGHAFEN  (498) 997-5800   
Feras Germany Gmbh  STATION MUNICH - GAT - ROOM 126  (498) 997-7240   
Mes Handling Ohg  GENERAL AVIATION TERMINAL  (498) 997-7730   
Signature Flight Support  GENERAL AVIATION TERMINA
MUNICH, BAYERN (BAVARIA) D-85336
 
49-89-97597730   
Mas Munich Aviation Service    +49 89 97590950   
Jet Aviation Munich  GAT
Allgemeine Luftfahrt 1
DE-85356 München
 
+49 89 9759 74 40   
Flughafen Muenchen Gmbh    +49 89 975 00  www.munich-airport.de 
Execujet Europe Gmbh     +49 89 975 95800  www.execujet.com/en/service/fbo/ 
Privatport Munich     +49 89 975 91217  www.swissport-executive.com 

METAR Weather Data at Munich International Airport, EDDM, MUC

STATIONEDDM
OBSERVEDWed Nov 21, 11:20 UTC
NOWWed Nov 21, 11:34 UTC
AGE14 min ago
WINDNE at 6 mph
VISIBILITY8 miles
CONDITIONSmist
CLOUDSovercast
TEMP34°F (1°C)
WIND CHILL29°F (-2°C)
DEWPT32°F (0°C)
HUMIDITY93%
BAROMETER1014 hPa (29.94 in Hg)
METAREDDM 211120Z 05005KT 020V080 5000 BR OVC004 01/M00 Q1014 TEMPO OVC005

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