Frankfurt International Airport (FRA)
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.
Quality of service
FRA Flight Delays and Flight Cancellations
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 Airport||On-Time Performance|
|Cologne/Bonn Airport||Cologne/Bonn, DE||9.5|
|Stuttgart Airport||Stuttgart, DE||9.1|
|Frankfurt Hahn Airport||Frankfurt, DE||8.5|
Had a Delayed or Canceled 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.
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.
Most Popular Flight Routes
|1.||FRA to TXL (Berlin Tegel Airport, Berlin, Germany)|
|2.||FRA to LHR (London Heathrow Airport, London , United Kingdom)|
|3.||FRA to HAM (Hamburg Airport, Hamburg, Germany)|
|4.||FRA to MUC (Munich International Airport, Munich, Germany)|
|5.||FRA to VIE (Vienna International, Vienna, Austria)|
Delayed or Canceled 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:
|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, canceled 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.
How Passengers feel about FRA Airport
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.
- Airport IATA Code: FRA
- Address: 60547 Frankfurt, Germany
- Contact: 004918063724636
Getting around FRA