Frankfurt Airport in Germany

Frankfurt Airport
Local name Flughafen Frankfurt am Main

Size2,300 hectares
Opened for public1936
Place Frankfurt am Main
Country Germany


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Frankfurt Airport, in Frankfurt am Main, Hesse, Germany , opened for public in 1936.

Comments / picturesFrankfurt Airport (IATA: FRA, ICAO: EDDF; German: Flughafen Frankfurt am Main also known as Rhein-Main-Flughafen), is a major international airport located in Frankfurt, the fifth-largest city of Germany and one of the world\'s leading financial centres. It is operated by Fraport and serves as the main hub for Lufthansa, including Lufthansa CityLine and Lufthansa Cargo as well as Condor and AeroLogic. The airport covers an area of 2,300 hectares (5,683 acres) of land

Frankfurt Airport is the second-largest multimodal transport airport in Europe and has several logistics facilities. CargoCity Nord (North) is the headquarters of Lufthansa Cargo. Additional facilities here are a Perishables Centre for fresh produced goods and the Frankfurt Animal Lounge for the transport of living animals.

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