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Frankfurt, Germany

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.

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.


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.

Book Lounge Passes for Frankfurt International Airport

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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 Edinburgh 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.

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.

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