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Munich Airport is one of Germany's top five busiest airports. It has currently only two runways with a third in its final planning stage. The airport opened in 1992 and behind Frankfurt Airport, has the most passengers with almost 35 million passing through its airport buildings. The airport is around 18 miles (28.5 km) from Munich and its official title is the Franz Josef Strauss in memory of a German politician. Munich Airport is a favourite with air passengers and will often be highly placed in “Best of...” polls. Compare Munich car rental prices and book a hire car to pick up at Munich airport.

The two terminals are run completely separately from each other. Terminal Two is run by two airlines – Lufthansa and Flughafen Munchen. Terminal Two acts as a hub for Lufthansa and Star Alliance (the world's largest airline alliance). Terminal One is the older terminal and is, unlike Terminal Two, divided in to smaller Modules handling departures and arrivals. British Airways fly to Munich from London Heathrow.

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Munich is the capital of Bavarian Germany and at its centre has a population of less than 1.5 million; its surrounding areas have a further 5 million and is the third largest city in Germany. A visit to Bavaria in your Munich hire car wouldn't be the same without taking a trip to one of its famous beer gardens or beer cellars, some with brass bands playing and others with great food to accompany the beer. Munich is an area full of culture and a short drive in one of our economy cars will take you to one of its many interesting museums, theatres and opera houses. One of its most popular museums is the BMW Museum charting the company's success over the past 75 years which attracts 250,000 people.

If you enjoy old and beautiful buildings, take your hire car on a trip just outside Munich which will bring you to one of the most instantly recognised castles in Europe, the Neuschwanstein Castle. Built for King Ludwig II in 1868 with a lavish Minstrel's Hall, or visit Peterskirche the Church of Saint Peter, the oldest parish church in Munich which had no less than six old masters work on its ornate interior.

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