Frankfurt Airport is considered to be one of the world’s most important transportation hubs. The airport is Germany’s largest employment complex (in regards to the number of employed individuals in a single location) with more than 500 companies and organizations maintaining a presence. This airport is a true transportation hub, with easy access via regional and long-distance rail, taxis, and buses.
Frankfurt Airport is the busiest airport by passenger traffic in Germany and the third busiest in Europe.
Did You Know? Interesting Facts About Frankfurt Airport:
- The world’s first airline was founded at Frankfurt am Main: The Deutsche Luftschiffahrts-Aktiengesellschaft (DELAG) in 1909.
- The airport opened as a German commercial airport in 1936.
- The southern field of the complex once served as a base for rigid airships and once served as home of the Graf Zeppelin and the Hindenburg.
- After the end of the dirigible’s hayday (and after WWII) the southern part of the airport served as a major American airbase. Known as the Rhein-Main Air Base, it was in operation from 1947 to 2005.
- The Frankfurt Airport served as a primary base for Allied forces during the Berlin Airlift.
- Frankfurt Airport has four runways; three of them run east-west and one runs north-south.
- Over 78,000 people are employed at the Frankfurt Airport complex.
- The airport is managed by the Fraport Group, a world leader in the international airport business.
- Frankfurt Airport has two large main passenger terminals and a smaller terminal that’s dedicated to first class travelers. This First Class Terminal is operated exclusively by Lufthansa.
Frankfurt Airport – Terminal Two
This camera overlooks the concourse and escalators located in terminal number two.
Heli Transair Frakfurt Webcam
Positioned at the SW of the Heli Transair helipads and featuring a clear view of airport runway 09/27.
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This camera is positioned the town of Morfelden-Walldorf, southeast of the airport proper. This view is operated by Hyper Tours Germany and gives a view of incoming and outbound airport traffic from the perspective of the old industrial area on the Aschaffenburgerstrasse.
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Frankfurt Skyline & Fair
This view includes the skyline of Frankfurt with the Frankfurt Fair in the foreground.
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The Frankfurt Stock Exchange
Frankfurt is one of the world’s major financial centers. This webcam provides a view of the DAX exchange board in Frankfurt in real time.
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