inter airport Europe 2017: The world’s leading airport exhibition presents technologies and solutions for the airport of the future

Press Release Date 05.10.2017

inter airport Europe, the International Exhibition for Airport Equipment, Technology, Design and Services, takes place for the 21st time this year. From 10 – 13 October 2017, a total of 655 exhibitors from 44 countries will present their latest developments and solutions for aircraft, passenger and cargo handling, security and airport IT, architectural components as well as ground support equipment at the Munich Trade Fair Centre in Germany.

The most important exhibitor countries, besides Germany, are France, the USA, Great Britain, the Netherlands, Italy, Denmark, China, Spain, Sweden and Switzerland. With around 31,500 square metres of net exhibition space, inter airport Europe has once again grown by around 7% in terms of stand space, compared to the previous event. A total of 12,705 visitors from 110 different countries attended the event in 2015.

inter airport Europe 2017 Innovation Awards

Once again this year, a large number of technical advancements and innovations will be displayed at the exhibition. The advancements cover the interconnected airport, improved security systems, intelligent passenger and baggage handling systems as well as driverless vehicles. Five technological advancements will be presented with an inter airport Europe Innovation Award during the opening ceremony on Tuesday, 10 October 2017, at 11am. Prizes will be awarded in the four exhibition categories interRAMP, interTERMINAL, interDATA and interDESIGN. In addition, a fifth prize will be awarded in the category “interCONNECTED”, which is focusing on the recent industry trend of the interconnected airport. The award winners have been selected by the international airport community via an online voting campaign.

Next to latest innovations around digitalisation and the airport of the future, visitors can expect to see the most comprehensive range of airport equipment, technologies, design and services. Hence, inter airport Europe 2017 will once again be the must-attend-event for airport operators looking to upgrade their airports or simply stay up-to-date with the latest innovations in the industry. Besides the latest developments and solutions on the stands of exhibitors, there will be a new Outdoor Demonstration Area at inter airport Europe 2017, where visitors can test and drive airport vehicles themselves and find out how they work. In addition, the new Trade Fair Train takes visitors around the show grounds and provides quick and easy travelling between the halls and the outdoor area.

The exhibition profile of inter airport Europe comprises four exhibition categories: interRAMP (ground support equipment), interTERMINAL (technical terminal installations and services), interDATA (specialised hardware and software) and interDESIGN (architecture and furnishings). Several countries will be represented with National Pavilions again: Finland, France, Germany, Great Britain, North America and the Netherlands.

Important Visitor Tools and Information

The Online Show Preview contains hundreds of exhibitor profiles and product descriptions and is available on the inter airport Europe website: Users can put together their individual Show Preview by sorting their favourite product entries by hall and categories and can thus create their personalised preview.

The Online Show Planner helps visitors to effectively plan their visit ahead of the show. Visitors can search for the product categories or exhibitors they are most interested in and create their individual results page ready for print out. Personalised floor plans can also be created. The Show Planner is accessible via the website

inter airport Europe 2017 takes place at the Munich Trade Fair Centre in Germany in halls A5, A6 and B6 as well as the spacious outdoor area, where large-scale exhibits such as de-icers, push-back tractors, snow sweepers and fire fighting vehicles are being displayed. Entrance to the show will be via Entrance East (Ost) of the Munich Trade Fair Centre.

The exhibition centre is easily accessible by air, road and public transport. For the duration of the exhibition, regular shuttle busses will run between Munich International Airport and the show grounds. From Munich’s main station, there is an underground train (U2) which goes straight to the Munich Trade Fair Centre. Plenty of parking spaces are also available at Entrance East.

The opening times of inter airport Europe 2017 are from 10 October to 12 October 2017, from 9.00 to 17:00hrs and on 13 October 2017 from 9.00 to 15.00hrs.

Tickets for inter airport Europe are now available to purchase via the Online Ticket Shop at favourable prices. The price for a day ticket via the Online Ticket Shop is €40 instead of €50 on-site; the price for a season ticket online is €60 instead of €70 on-site. Season tickets are valid for all four exhibition days.

Further up-to-date information on inter airport Europe is available on the show website: