Munich Airport (IATA: MUC) has announced that its new satellite facility for Terminal 2 will be commissioned on April 26, 2016. That date has now been finalised by Munich Airport and Lufthansa. The additional handling capacity for a total of 11 million passengers per year will boost the overall capacity of Terminal 2 to 36 million. The airport says the satellite will: “transform the passenger experience” and offer a new level of comfort. The operational testing phase is already underway and the airport says the final preparations, including the installation of technical equipment and interior work in the retail and dining areas will proceed “full speed ahead” over the next three months. Businesses and government agencies will start moving into their stores and offices in the satellite terminal in mid-March.
(Image courtesy of Koch + Partner – Generalplaner Flughafen München)