Munich Airport Germany
Munich Airport (IATA: MUC, ICAO: EDDM) (German: Flughafen München, Austro-Bavarian: Flughofn Minga), is the international airport of Munich, the capital of Bavaria. It is the second busiest airport in Germany in terms of passenger traffic behind Frankfurt Airport, and the seventh busiest airport in Europe, handling 38.7 million passengers in 2013. It is the world’s 14th busiest airport in terms of international passenger traffic, and was the 30th busiest airport worldwide in 2013. Munich Airport serves as the secondary hub for Lufthansa including Lufthansa Regional and its Star Alliance partners besides Frankfurt. The biggest foreign carrier in Munich in terms of passenger numbers is Air Dolomiti.
The airport is located 28.5 km (17.7 mi) northeast of Munich near the old city of Freising and is named in memory of the former Bavarian Prime minister Franz Josef Strauss. It features two passenger terminals and two runways as well as extensive cargo and maintainance facilities and is fully capable to handle large aircraft such as the Airbus A380.