The secret to Munich airport rated the best in Europe

Munich airport was recently named the best airport in Europe by the SKYTRAX Airport Awards.

Dr Michael Kerkloh CEO and President of Munich Airport says the airport is not only the best in Europe but also good looking.

The airport recorded almost 34.74 million passengers and 389 939 aircraft movements in 2010.

We have a very huge market place where we do everything from surfing, tennis tournaments to Christmas markets...

Dr.Michael Kerkloh CEO and President of Munich Airport

The airport started its construction in 1980 and began operations in 1992, says Kerkloch. He says they are very lucky to be biggest airport in Europe in terms of connectivity and being in a very prosperous region.

The airport is very close to most loved tourists destinations, Germany and Italy.

Kerkloh is currently in South Africa to meet with Western Cape Economic Opportunities Minister, Alan Winde.

Listen below to hear why Munich airport is the best:


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