Frankfurt Am Main International Airport (Germany)
Located some 12 km toward the southwestern part of Germany’s city of Frankfurt, Frankfurt Am Main International Airport (IATA: FRA and ICAO: EDDF) is a major transport hub not only in Germany but in Europe as well. Surrounded by Frankfurt City Forest, the airport is ranked the third busiest airport in Europe in terms of passenger traffic after Heathrow and Charles de Gaulle international airports in the UK and France respectively. It serves as a major hub for Lufthansa Airlines, Lufthansa CityLine and Lufthansa Cargo.
The airport serves over 1,300 aircrafts daily with some 107 airlines flying to over 250 destinations across the world. The airport has two large terminals; Terminal 1 and 2. Of the two, Terminal 1 is the oldest and is divided into four concourses; A, B, C and Z. All these have a capacity to accommodate slightly over 50 million travelers annually. Terminal 1 has 103 gates and a bus station located at the arrivals area. Terminal 1 is largely used by Lufthansa and its associates including Swiss Airlines and Austrian Airlines. It is also used by Star Alliance partners including Aegean Airlines, Air Canada, Air China, Thai Airways and Turkish Airlines among others.
With a capacity to handle 15 million travelers annually, Terminal 2 is divided into two concourses; DE and E. There is also an additional concourse that connects Terminal 2 and Terminal 1C and 1D. Terminal 2 is mainly used by Oneworld Alliance airlines including Air Berlin, American Airlines, British Airways, Japan Airlines, Delta Airlines and Alitalia among other airlines.
In addition to the two passenger terminals, the airport also has a First Class Terminal located near Terminal 1. Use of the terminal is strictly by Lufthansa Group first class passengers. The terminal serves over 300 travelers on a daily basis. This is in addition to Cargo Terminal, which is the second largest cargo terminal in Europe.