The New Munich Airport—Planning, Construction and Opening of a New International Turnstile Airport in Europe

by Willi Hermsen, Flughafen Muenchen GmbH, Flughafen, Germany,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: International Air Transportation: A New International Airport


The new Munich airport that began operations just recently dates back to the mid-1950. The paper discusses the general expansion plan which includes site selection; runway system planning; near future planning; and long term development plans. The construction methods, project management aspects, practice flight operations, complete operational transfer, and challenges of the future are addressed.

Subject Headings: Airports and airfields | Construction management | Airport and airfield pavements | Construction methods | Management methods | Project management | Site investigation | Flight | Europe | Germany | Munich

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