Munich Airport - Your "Gateway to Growth"

We see huge potential for air cargo at Munich Airport on account of the economic strength of our catchment area. As one of Europe’s leading airports with corresponding capacities for further expansion, cargo business is an important pillar of our Group strategy that will help us to achieve continued growth.

Jost Lammers - CEO and Chairman of the Management Board

Jost Lammers

CEO Flughafen München GmbH

Plans & current expansion

  • Globally unique cargo area
  • Connected forwarder- & airline-terminals
  • Current expansion plan
  • Highly efficient turnaround times thanks to a globally unique connection of the terminals.
  • »Fast in - fast out«: Easiest, fastest and cost-efficient processes between forwarding agent and airline.
  • High capacity and constantly growing infrastructure.

Facts & figures

  • Positive trend since 2022
  • Air freight at München Airport - fast facts
  • Air cargo turnover in thousand tons
  • Comeback to growth as premium hub.
  • Forecasted upward trend due to enormous potential
  • Wide range of services and long-term partnerships.

Catchment area & connections

  • Our cargo catchment area
  • Long-haul destinations in summer 2023
  • Trucking Times
  • Over 300 long-haul flights per week to top destinations.
  • Optimum gateway for Central and South-Eastern Europe.
  • Fast RFS-connection to the economic centers in Europe.


  • Value-driven growth for planned carbon neutrality by 2030
  • Highly attractive catchment area in southern Germany
  • Research partner and sponsor for the digitization of air freight
  • Economic performance of the catchment area above the German and European average in 2022 with massive growth in all traffic statistics
  • Strategic development of the air cargo hub
  • Passenger numbers increase by 19 million year-on-year
  • Cargo volume up 55% since 2019
Special storage areas and temperature-controlled rooms for a safe and efficient handling of all types of (critical) cargo goods.

Your personal contact:

Markus Heinelt

Markus Heinelt

Business Division Aviation
Director Cargo Development