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Frankfurt Airport Code FRA

Airport Codes

IATA CODE FRA
ICAO CODE EDDF
FAA CODE N/A
WORLD AREA CODE 429
COUNTRY CODE DEU
ZIP CODE 60547
IATA METROPOLITAN CODE FRA

Airport coordinates

LAT / LON 50°1'59"N / 8°34'14"E

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Weather Observations

Station ID: EDDF
Observation Time: 02/06/2021 10:41 am

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About Frankfurt Airport Code

Frankfurt Airport code is FRA. The FRA airport code (IATA) is derived from Frankfurt city in Germany. The elevation of the airport above sea level is 111 meters. 

About Frankfurt Airport (FRA)

Frankfurt Airport (FRA) is also known as Flughafen Frankfurt am Main and Rhein-Main-Flughafen. Sprawling across an area of 2,300 hectares, this facility is the busiest airport in Germany and the 4th busiest in entire Europe. 

In 2017, Frankfurt Airport (FRA) handled over 64 million passengers from all over the world earning it the reputation of the world’s 13th busiest airport by passenger volume. 

Frankfurt Airport (FRA) Runways

  • Frankfurt Airport (FRA) is serviced by 4 world-class runways: 
  • 07L/25R 2,800 m concrete 
  • 07C/25C 4,000 m asphalt
  • 07R/25L 4,000 m asphalt 
  • 18/36 4,000 m concrete 
  • These runways handle 21, 223 aircraft movements annually. 

Frankfurt Airport (FRA) Terminal

Frankfurt Airport (FRA) features three state-of-the-art terminals: 

Terminal 1 

This facility is the oldest of the three occupying a 420 meters-long landslide. It has four concourses A, B, C, and Z that have the capacity to handle over 50 million passengers. 

Terminal 2

Terminal 2 commenced operations way back in 1994. It has two concourses D and E, 8 gates with jetways, and 34 apron stands. 

First Class Terminal 

This facility is used primarily by Lufthansa for its first-class passengers. 

Nearest Airports to Frankfurt Airport (FRA)

  • Frankfurt-Hahn Airport 124 km 
  • Baden Airpark 174 km 
  • Zweibrucken Airport 179 km 
  • Cologne Bonn Airport 180 km 
  • Saarbrucken Airport 188 km 
  • Kassel Calden Airport 206 km 

Major Airlines Operating from Frankfurt Airport (FRA)

  • Aegean Airlines 
  • Aer Lingus
  • Air Algerie
  • Air Arabia
  • Air Astana
  • Air Canada
  • Air Cairo
  • Air China
  • Air Europa
  • Air France
  • Air India
  • Air Malta
  • Air Moldova
  • Air Serbia
  • airBaltic

Runway Data

Name Length Width Surface Lighted
07R-25L 13,123 ft 148 ft Concrete Yes
07C-25C 13,123 ft 197 ft Asphalt Yes
18-36 13,123 ft 148 ft Concrete Yes
07L-25R 9,186 ft 148 ft Concrete Yes

Frequently Asked Questions

  • When should I reach the airport to board a flight on time?
    You should reach 90 minutes in advance before the departure of your domestic flight and 3 hours before the departure of an international flight.
  • Yes. You can use the free Wi-Fi facility at the airport.
  • The airport features luxury lounges, duty-free shops, ATMs, onsite parking, multi-cuisine restaurants, and currency exchange counters among other facilities.
  • You must check with the Materials Management Department as all unclaimed properties found at the airport and its vicinity are deposited here.
  • Yes. You need to carry a copy of your boarding ticket along with a government-issued picture ID.
  • Yes. The airport has a 24*7 medical center helmed by well-trained doctors and paramedics. In the event of a medical emergency, ambulances are also provided.
  • Kindly get in touch with your respective airline.
  • Kindly refer to your respective airline’s guidelines should you wish to carry medicines on board. It is advised that you carry your doctor’s prescription as well.
  • For the safety of our passengers, we request them to not handle any unattended items. They are advised to inform about the same to the airport staff or security personnel.

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