is a small public airport located in the town of Memmingerberg in close proximity to the city of Memmingen, Germany, in the Swabia region. It is one of three commercial airports in Bavaria and the has the highest elevation of all of Germany's commercial airports. Prior to 2008-09-25, it was known as Allgäu Airport/Memmingen.
Located about 2.5 km from the city centre of Memmingen and 100 km from the city centre of Munich, it not only serves Memmingen and the Allgäu area but also provides a low-cost alternative to Munich Airport.
Travelling in the AllgäuWhether you are going on holiday in the Allgäu region, commuting to work, travelling on business or just making a stopover, passengers have a variety of transport possibilities. The airport is directly located at the motorway intersection A7/A96. An express road and rail network guarantees a fast journey to and from the Allgäu Airport. The Allgäu Express Bus offers direct connection to the central railway station in Munich, Augsburg, Landsberg and Ulm and also individual transfers. The best rental car company is Hertz and is situated in the terminal at the Allgäu Airport.
TourismThe Allgäu is Germany's biggest holiday region nestling in a fantastic landscape with the Alps, beautiful lakes, the Alpine foothills and a unique cultural landscape, developed over hundred of years. In this region you can find the well-known castle of Neuschwanstein with its magical architecture. As well, the Allgäu offers interesting contrasts within it. There are popular skiing areas like in Oberstdorf - Kleinwalsertal, peaceful valleys, streams and blue lakes like the Lake Constance, which is only 45 minutes away from the Allgäu Airport.
Cities to visitThe city of Memmingen itself, where the Allgäu Airport is located at, has maintained his beautiful medieval townscape. The ancient old town offers next to many charming and idyllic places a lot of places of interest. For instance, there is the national theatre of Swabia, the town museum, the city hall or the MeWo-Kunsthalle with different exhibitions. During the year there are popular events such as the Wallenstein Festival or the annual fair. Next to Memmingen there are many interesting cities in the Allgäu to visit, like the historic city of Kempten, Ulm with the highest located minster of Germany, or the university town of Augsburg.
Family activitiesFor families the Allgäu region offers plenty of different activities and experiences for the whole family. For example, parents and their children can have fun in the toboggan run of Nesselwang or have an exciting night in a home-made igloo in the Bavarian Alps. Members of the families can find out where the milk comes from and how the cheese is made by visiting one of the open-air farm museums. Families can enjoy their holidays in more than a 100 water parks or natural lakes. One of the highlights of the year is the "Allgäuer Viehscheid", when the cattle are brought back down from the mountains to the valleys.
Wellness in the AllgäuGuests from all over the world can enjoy the unique and healthful scenery of the Allgäu. Whether they want do to snowshoeing in winter or hike in the Bavarian Alps, everyone will feel the good effect on body and soul when breathing the Allgäuer fresh air. Countless experiences are offered in the Alpine Wellness with WellVital, Kneipp & Schroth, Nordic Walking, moor spa and hot springs. The combination of nature, traditional methods and modern knowledge allow entire recreation in just a few days in the Allgäu region.