Munich airport terminal 2 evacuated due to a security breach

A police operation is on going at Munich airport a person has probably entered the clean area of Terminal 2 through an emergency exit door.

Munich Airport has closed some of its terminals because a person has likely entered the “clean area” through an emergency exit door.

  • UPDATE After a blockage of terminal areas by the Federal Police, handling can be re-opened in all areas. Affected passengers should obtain information from their airline about the operation of their flight.
  • UPDATE Operations are not suspended but delays are expected, especially for departures.

The international airport tweeted Tuesday morning that Terminal 2 and parts of Terminal 1 have been closed for police operations.

The airport says that, “according to the information currently available, a person has probably entered the clean area of Terminal 2 through an emergency exit door from the unclean area. As a result, police measures are currently in progress.”

Munich airport is one of Germany’s busiest aviation hubs and the current shut down comes during peak travel season.

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