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About Frankfurt Airport

Frankfurt am Main Airport (IATA: FRA), also known locally as Rhein-Main-Flughafen is a major international airport located in Frankfurt, Germany. Although the city of Frankfurt is the fifth-largest in Germany, this airport is the busiest in terms of passenger traffic in the whole of Germany, and also the 4th busiest in Europe after LHR, CDG and AMS, with a total of 69,514,414 passengers in 2018.

The airport currently serves as the main hub for Lufthansa and its subsidiaries Lufthansa CityLine and Lufthansa Cargo and also Aerologic and Condor. In addition, it is also a focus city for Ryanair, SunExpress Deutschland and TUI fly Deutschland.

The airport's history dates back to 1936, and involves use by the Graf Zeppelin and also involvement during WWII. The new terminal, called Terminal Mitte (known today as Terminal 1) was built and opened to the public in 1972. A third runway was planned in 1973, and opened in the 1980s, with a fourth runway starting construction in 2009 after 12 years of planning.

Frankfurt Airport Location

FRA airport is located 12km southwest of central Frankfurt. It is located near the Autobahn intersection Frankfurter Kreuz, where the A3 and A5 motorways meet. This is within the Frankfurt/Rhine-Main region within Germany.

Facilities

There are two large main passenger terminals (1 and 2) at this airport, both of which have multiple concourses within. There is free transit between the terminals via the SkyLine train or shuttle bus. Both terminals have plenty of facilities, to help passengers enjoy their time at the airport whilst waiting for their flights.

Facilities Include:

Unlimited free WiFi

Conference centre

Baby care facilities

Children's play areas

Free airport strollers

Yoga room

Many food and drink concessions with 24 hour options

Medical services

Pharmacy

Mobile charging sockets and USB ports

ATMs

Prayer rooms

Duty-free shopping

Shower facilities

Spa

Hair salon

Airport Experience Tours

Casino

Entertainment and Games

Flight simulator

Movie World

Dry cleaning

Lounges Include:

Air Canada Maple Leaf Lounge: Passengers can visit this lounge to enjoy snacks and drinks, free WiFi and comfortable seating. Passengers can complete work with the WiFi and also take calls in the cell-phone free quiet zone or work in the workstations.

Lufthansa Lounges (Business/Senator/Welcome): Each lounge is located in different areas, all within Terminal 1. They contain snacks and drinks (alcoholic and non-alcoholic) and some even have premium food buffets. There are children's areas, showers, TVs, printers and copiers and newspapers and magazines.

Premium Traveller Lounge: This airport lounge provides a more comfortable and quiet place to wait for your flight. Here you can enjoy beverages (alcoholic and non-alcoholic), internet and newspapers and magazines.

Runways

Direction Length (m) Length (ft) Surface
07R/25L 4,000 13,123 Asphalt
07C/25C 4,000 13,123 Asphalt
18/36 4,000 13,123 Concrete
07L/25R 2,800 9,240 Concrete

Terminals

Terminal 1

Terminal 1 is the eldest of the two passenger terminals, and also the largest. It contains four concourses, A, B, C and Z, with three levels. There is currently a total of 103 gates around terminal 1. This terminal is primarily used by Lufthansa, but also by its associated companies and Star Alliance partners.

Terminal 2

Terminal 2 was opened in 1994, and is currently divided into its two concourses, D and E. Between the two concourses, there are 42 total gates. The terminal is mainly used by airlines in the oneworld alliance, and also those airlines which are not part of the three major airline alliances.

Airlines that fly to Frankfurt Airport

Adria Airways Aegean Airlines Aer Lingus Aeroflot
Air Algérie Air Arabia Maroc Air Astana airBaltic
Air Canada Air China Air Dolomiti Air Europa
Air France Air India Air Malta Air Moldova
Air Namibia Air Serbia Alitalia All Nippon Airways
American Airlines Asiana Airlines Austrian Airlines Azores Airlines
Belavia British Airways Bulgaria Air Cathay Pacific
China Airlines China Eastern Airlines China Southern Airlines Condor
Corendon Airlines Corendon Airlines Europe Croatia Airlines Czech Airlines
Delta Air Lines easyJet EgyptAir El Al
Emirates Ethiopian Airlines Etihad Airways Eurowings
Finnair Gulf Air Holiday Europe Iberia
Iberia Regional Icelandair Iran Air Iraqi Airways
Japan Airlines KLM Korean Air Kuwait Airways
LATAM Brasil LATAM Chile Lauda LOT Polish Airlines
Lufthansa MIAT Mongolian Airlines Middle East Airlines Montenegro Airlines
Oman Air Onur Air Pegasus Airlines Qatar Airways
Royal Air Maroc Royal Jordanian Ryanair S7 Airlines
Saudia Scandinavian Airlines Singapore Airlines Somon Air
South African Airways SunExpress SunExpress Deutschland Swiss International Air Lines
TAP Air Portugal TAROM Thai Airways TUI fly Deutschland
Tunisair Turkish Airlines Turkmenistan Airlines Ukraine International Airlines
United Airlines Ural Airlines Uzbekistan Airways Vietnam Airlines
Wizz Air      

Top Destinations

Most Popular Destinations from FRA

The table below summarises the data for the busiest routes, both domestic and international, from Frankfurt Airport for the year 2015

Rank Airport Passengers Airlines
1 Berlin-Tegel 802,000 Lufthansa, Air Berlin
2 Hamburg 745,100 Lufthansa
3 London-Heathrow 639,500 British Airways, Lufthansa
4 Zurich 621,000 Lufthansa, Swiss International Air Lines
5 Vienna 484,200 Austrian Airlines, Lufthansa
6 Munich 475,100 Lufthansa
7 Madrid 459,400 Iberia, LAN Airlines, Lufthansa, Air Europa
8 Chicago-O'Hare 451,700 Lufthansa, United Airlines
9 Paris-Charles de Gaulle 448,200 Air France, Lufthansa
10 Singapore 429,500 Lufthansa, Singapore Airlines
11 New York-JFK 365,400 Delta, Lufthansa, Singapore Airlines
12 Geneva 386,556 Lufthansa
13 Dubai 337,700 Emirates, Lufthansa
14 Washington-Dulles 334,900 Lufthansa, United Airlines
15 Bangkok-Suvarnabhumi 330,900 Lufthansa, Thai Airways
16 Rome-Fiumicino 320,300 Alitalia, Lufthansa
17 Istanbul-Atatürk 319,900 Lufthansa, Turkish Airlines
18 Palma de Mallorca 319,000 Air Berlin, Condor, TUIfly, Lufthansa
19 Barcelona 290,600 Lufthansa, Vueling
20 Tokyo-Narita 290,600 All Nippon Airways, Japan Airlines, Lufthansa

 

How to get to Frankfurt Airport

 

By Road

You can access Frankfurt Airport by car as it is directly connected to Autobahn intersection - Frankfurter Kreuz. There is plenty of parking available in the multilevel parking garages at each terminal in FRA.

By Public Transport

There are various bus companies which operate bus services from the airport to the surrounding areas. In addition, there is also Frankfurt Airport regional station located at Terminal 1, which connects to the S-Bahn commuter trains. It takes around 10 minutes to reach Frankfurt Central Station from the airport by train.

By Rental Car

There are many major rental companies which are situated within Frankfurt Airport. Simply head to the Car Rental Centers in both terminals, or alternatively pre-book online in advance.