At a GlanceThe Capitals


Solid funding forms the basis for Munich Airport’s long-term earnings power, profitability, and financial stability.


  • Cash and cash equivalents: € 164.6 million (of which € 6.6 million was freely available funds and € 158.0 million was short-term deposits with banks)
  • Loan portfolio: € 2,024.1 million
  • Equity: € 2,086.2 million

Measures 2018

  • Investments in maintaining and expanding airport infrastructure in the amount of€ 204.6 millio
  • Finances: distribution of € 30.0 million from the 2017 consolidated profit to the shareholders in accordance with their shareholdings


  • Group revenue for 2018: € 1,508.8 million
  • Cash and cash equivalents increased to a total of € 221.8 million
  • Loan portfolio reduced to € 1,911.6 million
  • Equity increased by € 126.3 million to € 2,212.5 million


Consolidated earnings after taxes

in € millionen

Grafik: Konzernergebnis nach Steuern


The wide range of services offered by Munich Airport is reliant on building and transport infrastructure that works and that taps into and makes the most of existing space.


  • Buildings/spaces: terminals, commercial areas, office/technical building, parking structures, MAC, AirSites, hotels, two runways
  • Transport links: autobahn access, two suburban train lines, regional and long-distance bus links (via «Neufahrner Kurve»)

Measures 2018

  • Node West 0 Construction of another bridge over the Zentralallee to relieve the burden on the existing «Node West 1»
  • Buildings/spaces: procurement of affordable living space for employees
  • Buildings/spaces: further development of the urban concept and implementation of building measures for the LabCampus


  • Buildings/spaces: Completion/acquisition of the new real estate office building
  • Transport links: since December 2018, direct regional train connection to eastern Bavaria via the «Neufahrner Kurve», start of construction work on the railway tunnel for the «Erdinger Ringschluss», car sharing offers


Modal split to access the airport

Only originating passengers, in percent. Previous year’s value in brackets

Grafik: Anreiseverkehrsmittel


Munich Airport has acquired great deal of expertise – from technical, process-based, and organizational knowledge called upon in consultancy projects worldwide; through to copyrights for airport software.


  • Qualification: in-house professional development center «Airport Academy»
  • Off-campus: expertise in ORAT issues (Operational Readiness and Airport Transfer)
  • Quality/innovation: InnovationPilot, passenger feedback

Measures 2018

  • Digitalization Design and realization of new technologies for passenger information and management, and a targeted sales approach
  • Quality/innovation: further development of the quality and service offensive (5-star program)


  • Qualification: more than 38,000 training days in the TÜV-certified (German Technical Inspection Authority) Airport Academy
  • Off-campus: 16 active international projects 2018
  • Quality/innovation: 604 submitted ideas, new digital offers for passengers


Consultancy business

Grafik: Beratungsprojekte
1) Data as of: Dec. 31, 2018

Submitted ideas


Grafik: Eingereichte Ideen


Employees are critical for the success of a company. Consequently, the airport is particularly diligent about meeting its obligations as an employer.


  • Employees: 9,903 employees1) in the Group
  • Employer: personnel expenses of € 299.3 million in FMG
  • Training/HR development: 20 apprenticeships and dual study courses, 3.2 million of an external FMG further training budget

1) Inklusive Auszubildenden, AeroGround Berlin GmbH und HSD, ohne geringfügig Beschäftigte, Leiharbeiter und Praktikanten

Measures 2018

  • Occupational health and safety Ergonomic design of work stations through innovative lifting aids in the baggage transportation system in Terminal 1
  • Off-campus: establishment of sales organizations
  • Employer: medium-term management of future personnel requirements and derivation of suitable measures in the demographics program for the future


  • Employees: low turnover rate of 3.8 percent in FMG
  • Employer: social services, support for women in management positions
  • Apprenticeship/HR development: in total 277 apprentices in the Group, 97 new apprentices in 2018, around 16 further training hours per employee


Group total personnel expenses

in € million

Grafik: Gesamtpersonalaufwand

Average training hours


Grafik: Durchschnittliche Weiterbildungsstunden


As the operator of a major piece of infrastructure, Munich Airport is aware of its responsibility to the environment. The aim is to keep its impact on nature and the environment to a minimum.


  • Climate protection: carbon-neutral airport by 2030
  • Resources: waste management concept, de-icer treatment
  • Noise protection: strict night-flight curfew, aircraft noise monitoring at 16 fixed stations, additional voluntary mobile measurements

Measures 2018

  • E-mobility expansion of charging infrastructure and procurement of other electric vehicles
  • Climate protection: increased use of renewable energy from photovoltaic systems


  • Climate protection: 43 percent reduction in CO2 emissions per passenger since 2005
  • Resources: 5.7 percent drop in drinking water consumption, around 57 percent recycling rate for de-icer
  • Noise protection: 71 percent of the permitted noise level at night is used


Economical use of drinking water

In liters per 1,000 traffic units

Grafik: Ressource Trinkwasser

Breeding pairs of the Eurasian curlew on the airport meadows


Grafik: Flughafenwiesen

Airport area

Total: 1,586 hectares

Grafik: Biodiversitaet


Good cooperation with the region is essential if Munich Airport is to succeed, with open and honest dialog with the surrounding communities playing a key role.


  • Stakeholder: transparent dialog through a wide range of channels, at European, national, and regional level as well as in Munich, membership in associations
  • Value added: positive effects for the region
  • Community engagement: support for more than 750 projects in the region

Measures 2018

  • Dialog maintaining and intensifying regional dialog through regular discussions with stakeholders, for example through information events and the regional reception
  • Community engagement: continuation of sponsorship agreements and intensive dialog with partners


  • Stakeholder: 225,000 fans and subscribers on social media
  • Value creation: large income tax, local trade tax, and social insurance payments; in 2018 total Group procurement stood at around € 750 million
  • Community engagement: increased acceptance in the region


The five sponsorship pillars of the airport ¹)

Proportion of total budget in percent

Grafik: Spenden Sponsoring
1) The annual sponsorship budget is linked to FMG’s external sales.

One in 4 jobs in the region is located at the airport

Grafik: Jeder 4. Arbeitsplatz der Region ist am Flughafen