Frankfurt Airport (FRA)
History, Facts and Overview
(Frankfurt Am Main, Germany)
Frankfurt Airport appeared on Germany's aviation scene as far back as 1926, when it was first established as a small airfield in the Rebstock area.
By 1950, commercial airline operations were well underway and in 1958, Frankfurt Airport (FRA) became in very first airport in the whole country to begin serving jetliners. In 1972, the existing Terminal 1 was opened and the airport finally gained its international status.
Airport facilities now include over 100 shops and tax-free outlets, many restaurants and cafes, bureaux de change, stamp machines and executive lounges. Frankfurt Airport also features internal train and shuttle bus services which run between the terminals, and conference rooms for up to 200 delegates.
Conference and business facilities at Frankfurt Airport provide a comprehensive range of business facilities at the airport conference centre, with meeting rooms that can hold up to 200 people. Rooms are also available for hire at Terminal 2. Executive lounges are provided by many of the major airlines.