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.
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.
Frankfurt Skyline & Fair
This view includes the skyline of Frankfurt with the Frankfurt Fair in the foreground.
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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