Memmingen Airport – An airport with entrepreneurial spirit

Memmingen Airport started regular scheduled and charter flights back in 2007. What began as a pioneering endeavour by local entrepreneurs is now southern Germany’s largest low-cost airport and is one of the top 15 commercial airports in Germany. In 2023, the airport set a new record with over 2.8 million passengers. The airport’s success story is based on a mix of decisive factors. Attractive, non-stop connections throughout Europe, as well as its special location at the A7/A96 motorway junction and in the centre of an attractive catchment area that stretches from Munich to Switzerland and Austria.

Organisation & structure

Corporate structure

Flughafen Memmingen GmbH operates Memmingen Airport with its subsidiary ALLgate GmbH. It has been responsible for operations since 2017.The shareholders of Flughafen Memmingen GmbH are private entrepreneurs from the region (68.8 %) and Allgäu Airport GmbH & Co. KG (31.2 %), in which 85 companies and corporate bodies from the region hold shares.

Ralf Schmid

Managing Director, Flughafen Memmingen GmbH 

We are a business airport

Companies and entrepreneurs from our region are the supporting pillars of Flughafen Memmingen GmbH, and play a decisive role in its development. This unique social structure gives us a high level of identification with the region.

Safety and security are our top priorities

We stand for a transparent and open safety and security structure at the highest level. Every one of our employees and partners contributes to the airport’s safe operation through professional working methods and regular training. Regular investment in a safety and security-relevant infrastructure is a matter of course for us.

We gladly shoulder our social responsibility

Responsible and sustainable behaviour vis-a-vis all interest groups in the area surrounding the airport increases our acceptance in the region. The aim is to increase the economic power of the region by connecting it to international air traffic. The airport offers our tourism regions the opportunity to tap into new source markets. The airport delivers a real positive in terms of its location factor for the economy in our area, which is characterised, in particular, by medium-sized companies and export-oriented businesses.

The customer is at the centre of everything we do

We offer our customers an uncomplicated airport experience thanks to short distances and simple processes, as well as a comprehensive range of services at attractive prices.

Facts, figures and data

Airport site

Location4.5 km south-east of the town of MemmingenAirport reference point 47° 59.33′ N – 10° 14.37′ EOperating areaapprox. 200 haTake-off and landing runway2,981 m


Aircraft movements

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