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Frankfurt International Airport (FRA)

Frankfurt, Germany

Frankfurt Airport is the 10th best airport according to our worldwide airport ranking. Over 60 million air passengers travel through the airport annually, making it the busiest airport in Germany and the fourth busiest airport in Europe.

FRA Flight Delays and Flight Cancellations


On-Time Performance

Around 570 flights depart from Frankfurt Airport daily. The average flight delay percentage for the airport was 16% in 2016, which is less than both Munich Airport and London Gatwick. Berlin Tegel Airport is the destination that receives the largest traffic from Frankfurt International. Last year, less than 0.16% of all flights departing from the airport were canceled or heavily delayed (more than three hours). For delays longer than 3 hours and cancellations, airline passengers are entitled to compensation under EU regulation. If you encounter these flight disruptions you could be eligible for up to €600. Learn more about your air passenger rights when traveling to the EU from Frankfurt Airport.

On-time performance for nearby airports

Compared to other major airports in Germany, Frankfurt International's on-time performance score is an impressive 8.41.

Nearby AirportOn-Time Performance
Cologne Bonn Airport 9.5
Stuttgart Airport 9.1
Frankfurt Hahn Airport 8.5
Flight Delay Compensation

Had a Delayed or Cancelled Flight from FRA Airport?

Every year, 16% of flights departing from Frankfurt International Airport are delayed (more than 15 mins) or canceled. AirHelp assists air passengers who have experienced a flight delay or cancellation to get compensation from their airline. Simply enter your flight details for any flight that has been delayed or canceled in the last 3 years to check your eligibility. You could be owed up to 600€ in compensation.

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Flights from FRA

Frankfurt Airport is by far the busiest airport in Germany as well as the 4th busiest in Europe after London Heathrow Airport, Paris–Charles de Gaulle Airport and Amsterdam Airport Schiphol. Over 570 flights depart from the airport every day. Berlin Tegel receives the most traffic from Frankfurt International, followed by London Heathrow.

1. Austrian Airlines
2. Emirates
3. Condor
4. Lufthansa
5. United Airlines

Most Popular Flight Routes

Delayed or Cancelled Flight Routes from FRA

As only 0,16% of flights out of Frankfurt International Airport are delayed more than 3 hours or short-term canceled, you’re likely to arrive at your destination on time. However, there are some routes that are affected by flight delays and cancellations more often than others. Here is our list of the routes that are most frequently affected:

RouteFlights disrupted
1.FRA to ICN (Seoul Incheon International Airport, Seoul, Korea Republic of)56%
2.FRA to YUL (Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau Int Airport, Montreal, Canada)52%
3.FRA to KEF (Reykjavik Keflavik International Airport, Reykjavik, Iceland)50%

Had a flight delay from FRA in the last 3 years? You could be eligible to claim compensation.

Did you know that any delayed, cancelled or overbooked flight you’ve taken in the last 3 years could be eligible for compensation from the airline? Wherever you’re flying from -- EU, US or international, you have unique passenger rights for the region. For flights from Frankfurt International Airport, you could be eligible for up to €600 in compensation for delays, cancellations and overbooked flights. Learn more about your air passenger rights when your flight has been delayed and what steps to take next.

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FRA Service & Quality Ratings


Quality of Service

This score is based on a series of public customer review sources, as well as our own internal data.

How Passengers feel about FRA Airport


Passenger sentiment

We analyzed passenger’s opinions on Twitter about their experience traveling to and from Frankfurt International, and the overall satisfaction level was 3.8/10, making it less satisfactory than other German Airports, like Munich International.

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About FRA Airport

Frankfurt Airport is by far the busiest airport by passenger traffic in Germany as well as the 4th busiest in Europe after London Heathrow Airport, Paris–Charles de Gaulle Airport and Amsterdam Airport Schiphol.The southern side of the airport ground was home to the Rhein-Main Air Base, which was a major air base for the United States from 1947 until 2005

FRA Airport Location

Frankfurt Airport lies 12 km (7.5 mi) southwest of central Frankfurt, in the Frankfurt/Rhine-Main region of Germany.

Getting around FRA

Airport map:https://www.frankfurt-airport.com/en/flights---more/transfer.detail.suffix.html/article/flights-and-more/terminal-transfer/terminal-maps.html

Baggage Claim Issues

Baggage Claim Issues at FRA

If you’ve lost your baggage or your luggage was delayed or damaged, you could be entitled to compensation from your airline. Learn more about your rights to compensation and what steps you should take when you experience a luggage-related issue.
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If you’ve been on a delayed, cancelled, or disrupted flight in the last three years, the airlines might owe you money for your troubles. Check with AirHelp to see if your flight qualifies for compensation.

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