Facts & Figures

555 Starts
554 Landings
148450 Passengers travel via Frankfurt Airport
60049 Pieces of luggage get transported
5505 t of Cargo are handled at europes biggest Cargo Airport
81000 Employees from 90 nations work at the Airport
23500 parking processes are recorded at Frankfurt Airport
220 Trains stop at the long-distance station
250 Trains stop at the regional station
850 Bus departures
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Passengers: the busiest day ever at Frankfurt Airport was June 30, 2019.
Figures
  • 48.918.482  passengers traveled via Frankfurt Airport in 2022.
  • In terms of passenger volumes, Frankfurt Airport takes fifth place in Europe and ranks 35th worldwide in 2022.
  • 50.4% of all passengers transfer here.
  • So far in 2023, 75% of all passengers traveled for private reasons, significantly more than in 2019 with 64,6%.  
  • At 181 days in 2019, Frankfurt Airport counted 200.000 Passengers or more.
  • The busiest day ever at Frankfurt Airport was June 30, 2019 when 241.228  passengers passed through Frankfurt Airport.
International Hub

Passengers arrive at Frankfurt Airport from all imaginable cities and countries around the globe and transfer to other planes to travel to their final destinations. This results in an efficient central hub that runs like clockwork and is surrounded by air routes like the spokes of a wheel.

  • Of the 48.9 million passengers, international air traffic accounted for 91.7% while the rest took domestic flights.
  • Passengers that board an Boeing 747 at Frankfurt Airport have transferred from some 60 to 80 different feeder flights.
  • 50.4% of all passengers transfer at Frankfurt Airport.
Sweden

236.844 Passengers

Canada

284.387 Passengers

Great Britain

322.954 Passengers

Poland

257.902 Passengers

Germany

973.460 Passengers

Austria

199.184 Passengers

France

337.201 Passengers

USA

1.179.812 Passengers

Portugal

342.762 Passengers

Spain

1.393.781 Passengers

Italy

711.887 Passengers

Greece

572.102 Passengers

Turkey

589.413 Passengers

Mexico

201.702 Passengers

United Arabian Emirates (UAE)

200.474 Passengers

Sweden

236.844 Passengers

Canada

284.387 Passengers

Great Britain

322.954 Passengers

Poland

257.902 Passengers

Germany

973.460 Passengers

Austria

199.184 Passengers

France

337.201 Passengers

USA

1.179.812 Passengers

Portugal

342.762 Passengers

Spain

1.393.781 Passengers

Italy

711.887 Passengers

Greece

572.102 Passengers

Turkey

589.413 Passengers

Mexico

201.702 Passengers

United Arabian Emirates (UAE)

200.474 Passengers

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tonnes of airfreight: the largest volume ever at FRA.
  • In terms of airfreight, Frankfurt is Europe’s largest airport and among the world’s top 10.
  • 64,1 % of the airfreight is carried by dedicated cargo planes;  35,9% travels as belly freight in passenger aircraft
  • The largest airfreight volume ever was carried on Febuary 6th, 2021: 8822 tonnes.
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blue wales are handled every day at Frankfurt Airport - in weight, that is.
  • Airmail (2021): 46.340 tonnes
  • Cargo (2021): 2.271.542 tonnes
  • In 2022, a total of 2,009,433  tonnes of cargo was handled at Frankfurt Airport
  • This corresponds to the weight of about 43 blue whales per day.
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square meters of tempered storing space are available in the Perishable Center.
  • The Perishable Center in CargoCity North has 9,000 square meters of space for storing perishable goods such as fruit, flowers and seafood in 20 different temperature zones.
  • In 2018 Lufthansa’s Animal Lounge hosted around 2,000 horses, 15,000 pets, 80 million ornamental fish and 150 zoo animals.
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Starts and Landings were recorded in 2022.

Highest Value (2019):

513.912 Starts and Landings

Record:

1.625 Starts and Landings on September 11, 2019.
Summer schedule 2023

Scheduled passenger services

86 Airlines |   292 Destinations |   92 Countries

Scheduled cargo services:

22 Airlines

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Northwest Runway (landings only)
  • 2,800 m long
  • 45 m wide with two 7.5-meter-wide shoulders
Center Runway
  • 4,000 m long
  • 60 m wide
South Runway
  • 4,000 m long
  • 45 m wide with two 7.5-meter-wide shoulders
  • Distance between parallel Center and South Runways (axis to axis): 518 meters
Runway 18 West (takeoffs only)
  • 4,000 m long
  • 45 m wide with two 7.5-meter-wide shoulders
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The employees at Frankfurt Airport are diverse - not all of them possess marshalling wands, however

With nearly 81,000 (up to date) employees, Frankfurt Airport is Germany’s largest place of employment. Fraport AG employs people from 114 countries.

  • More than 58.8% of employees commute up to 35 km to the airport
  • Severely handicapped persons make up 7.8% of Fraport’s workforce
  • About 31.6% of management positions are held by women
  • The average age of employees at Fraport is around 48 years.
19035 Vehicles and Equipment in total
12270 trailers, container transporters, boarding stairs etc.
3597 mobile units (cars, fire vehicles, aircraft tugs etc.)
2432 pieces of small equipment (bicycles, wheelchairs,, power mowers etc.)
725 electrically powered vehicles are already part of the fleet, aditionally there are 411 hybrid vehicles.
1608 exchangeable attachements (snow plows, snow blowers etc.)
285 vehicles are in the fleet of the winter service (tractors, gritter vehicles etc.)
1280 luggage carts (830 in Terminal 1 and 450 in Terminal 2)
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tonnes-heavy Airbus A380 can be moved by the electric tugs.

Two of the world's first electrically powered aircraft tugs are in use at Frankfurt Airport. The Kalmar TBL-800, operated by Lufthansa Leos, can tow an Airbus A380 with a takeoff weight of up to 600 tonnes.

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liters of jet fuel are used daily at FRA.

Hydranten-Betriebs OHG (HBG) is responsible for supplying fuel to Frankfurt Airport. It is owned by oil companies and a Lufthansa subsidiary.

At the airport, an underground network of pipes with a total length of 60 kilometers carries jet fuel to the individual aircraft parking positions. The average daily consumption of jet fuel is about 15 million liters.

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olympic swimmingpools: this equals the capacity of FRAs above-ground fuel tanks.

HBG has 10 above-ground tanks with a total capacity of 186 million liters of jet fuel. This is enough to fill 71 Olympic-size swimming pools.

The tanks of a Boeing 747-400 can hold 225,000 liters and those of an Airbus A380 even have a capacity of 320,000 liters.

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luggage items were moved through the baggage system.

The computer-controlled baggage system at Frankfurt Airport ensures high-quality, extremely efficient handling.

At 81 kilometers length it is the vital link for making sure that outbound baggage can be loaded onto planes in time. This is supported by the systems maximum speed of 18 kp/h, which enables it to transport 20,500 pieces of luggage per hour.

In 2022, around 22 million luggage items went through the system.

  

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employees of the Fire Department and the Rescue Services are in Service at Frankfurt Airport.

Fire Department

Responsible for firefighting, fire prevention, general assistance and rescue services in the event of accidents or emergencies at or near the airport. The fire department must be able to get to any location on the airfield or apron within three minutes. The roof-mounted canons of the large special fire trucks (crash tenders) used at Frankfurt Airport can propel water more than 70 meters at a rate of at least 5,300 liters a minute.

Rescue Services

Approx. 56 personnel work in three shifts at Frankfurt Airport. They have a fleet of 18 vehicles including:

8 ambulances, 2 fire trucks with telescopic ladders, 1 emergency medical service vehicle, 1 special vehicle for parking garages, 1 cross-country vehicle

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retail spaces tend to every desire of passengers.

The airport provides a large number of services for passengers, visitors and employees. For more information please visit  www.frankfurt-airport.com.

Shopping & Restaurants
  • The shops and food & beverage outlets in both terminals occupy a total of about 37,000 square meters.
  • There are 217 shops, food & beverage outlets and services in Terminals 1 and 2, including 20 Duty Free and Travel Value shops.
  • The shops at Frankfurt Airport are open seven days a week.
  • With floor space of about 2,000 square meters, the Duty Free shop in Pier Z (Terminal 1) is the largest retail outlet at Frankfurt Airport.
  • There is a supermarket selling a wide range of products in the Airport City Mall on the bottom level of Concourse C in Terminal 1.
  • The terminals contain a total of 71 restaurants, bars and cafés.
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visitors chose to tour the Airport in 2018.
  • Offering a splendid view of the airfield, the 1,800-square-meter Visitors’ Terrace at Frankfurt Airport can also be used for special events such as after-work parties.
  • In 2018, some 177,000 guests were welcomed at the Visitors’ Terrace.
  • About 136,000 people went on the 5,000 airport tours that took place in 2018.
  • Various tours can be booked online for individuals, families and small groups.
  • Holiday parking for the 2026 summer flight schedule: 8,500 public parking spaces and 165 charging points for electric vehicles will be available in the new multi-storey parking lot at Terminal 3 in the south of the airport.
  • A total of 16,712 public parking spaces on open-air lots and in subterranean and above-ground parking structures
  • Over 13 million entries per year
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managed parking spaces