With an attractive unique catchment area with 3.3m inhabitants, extending to 9.0m people within 90 minute drive time (North-western part of Germany as well as eastern part of the Netherlands) as well as a diversified international population within catchment area Münster Osnabrück airport is becaming a preferred airport.
In 2019 more than 235.000 passengers traveled between Münster airport and Turkey which represents almost 25% of the total passenger number of 992.553. And 2020 20.092 passengers traveled between Münster airport and Turkey which represents almost 10% of the total passenger number of 225.048 (total passenger number was down by 77% which also represents the German average during pandemic).
Despite the crisis and pandemic in summer 2020 five Turkish destinations: Adana, Izmir, Antalya, Kayseri and Zonguldak with Zonguldak operated for the first time as new destination from Münster and with this market share Münster Osnabrück airport is the airport in Germany with the highest market share of the Turkish market from the total passenger numbers.
Airport is getting ready to welcome passengers from Adana, Antalya, Izmir, Kayseri, Zonguldak and also from Ankara as the newest destination but on the other hand there is no flight between Istanbul and Münster.
All other airports in Germany start with Antalya and Istanbul, before other destinations in Turkey might follow.
Münster/Osnabrück is unique with six destinations in Turkey including Zonguldak, but with no Istanbul flights.
Münster/Osnabrück Airport is 24/7/365 open without night curfew and without slot restrictions, which brings most flexibility to all airlines.