History of the airport of riem

Over a period of almost 53 The airport was the international airport of the Bavarian State capital of Munich riem. In the 19197 Days between the opening and closing the 16.05.1992 have been with 4 Million Flugbewegungnen around 250 Million air passengers, 900.000 Tons of air cargo and 330.000 Made from tons of airmail.

The 1939 Riem airport into operation at that time was one of the most modern airports in the world. This time Munich was a pronounced hub for flights to the South and South-East. Most 9. April 1945 were the airport facilities by bombing almost completely destroyed.

Most 12. October 1949 the Flughafen München-Riem GmbH founded. In the same year was a new 1900 Metre long home- and-Landebahn from Betton. Thus was laid the foundation stone for a rapid upward trend, the with 28.970 Passengers in the year 1949 started. Already ten years later she had to Start- and runway at the Munich Airport on 2600 Meters are extended, to meet the requirements of the era of Jet transport. Passenger numbers grew rapidly with the Jet age.

Already in the year 1954 check options, to expand the riem airport and with a second launch- runway to equip. Not least because of flight accidents in the year 1958 and 1960 the development of the old airport was rejected and the 05. August 1969 the decision for a new airport in erdinger Moos.

23 According to this definition, the Munich Airport draws years in the 1992 overnight in the erdinger Moos. The old airport building in riem was first used in the years after the decommissioning as event location and flea market site. AB 1994 was built on the old airport grounds the new exhibition centre, as well as the Messestadt riem. At the old airport of riem recall today Tower, the Zuschauertribühne and the Coat of arms of Halle - Which one 1995 were placed under monument protection.

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