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Frankfurt FRA Airport Terminal Map

Main Terminal / Concourses at Frankfurt FRA Airport

Frankfurt Airport: Terminal Layout, Getting Around, Checking In, Transferring, Meeting Points, What's new; Terminal Details & Services & Amenities  (including Airline & Airport lounges & Storage Facilities) :  

The passenger terminal complex at Frankfurt Airport consists of three terminals  - T1 with 'Piers' /Concourses  B & C and  'A-Plus' (with A gates at ground- & Z gates at upper level),  T2 with Concourses D & E, and the small Lufthansa First-Cass Terminal. T1 & T2 are next to each other and are connected by the SkyLine monorail and by shuttle buses:

Getting around at FRA:
1. The free Skyline train departs every 2-3 mins and stops at T1, Concourse A/Z (need boarding pass), Terminal 1, Hall B, Terminal 2 between Halls D/E, and takes only 2 minutes.
2. The free bus shuttle between T1 (outside baggage claims C & B) & T2 (in front of T2, center) leaves every 10 mins in front the terminals.
3. Shuttle buses to other cities depart from Terminal 1 in front of Arrivals Hall B (tickets can be puchased at travel agency or onboard). Lufthansa Airport Bus has a Strasbourg route; Lufthansa Airport Shuttles use Heidelberg & Mannheim routes.
4. Regional trains, long-distance DB trains & rental car facilities, are below the Arrivals/ Baggage Claim level 1.

Checking in:  1. Passengers arriving at the AIRail Terminal from a long-distance train can check in there up to 45 mininutes prior to scheduled departure (at the counter near the tracks and the walkway to Terminal 1).  You can also get your boarding card at at the self-service kiosks near the check-in counters (check with your airline first).
2. SunExpress passengers now check in at Terminal 2, level D, as SunExpress moved to Terminal 2. You can check in the prior evening between 7 & 9pm.
3. NOTE -Those heading in winter time to warmer climate destinations can store their wintercoats until April 7, 2013, at EU 0.5 a day, using one of the Luggage Storage facilities located at Terminal 1, Concourse B, Level 1 (Arrivals),  and Concourses B/C, Level 2 (Departures); as well as at Terminal 2, Concourse D, Level 2 (Arrivals).

Transferring to another Flight / Terminal: 
1. If you do not yet have a boarding card for your connecting flight, you can obtain one at the gate or at the Transfer Desk in the B Concourse of Terminal 1.  
2. U.S. Arrivals debark at the 'A-Plus' satellite (T1A), are processed at Area A, and go through passport control only ; while US departures use the Z gates (one flight up ).
3. If you need to transfer inside Terminal 1between B gates (T1B)  and A or Z gates (T1A),
you can use the transfer tunnel outside security, or the SkyLine train inside security, which leaves every 2-3 mins.  An escalator from lower level A gates connects to upper level Z gates.
If you need to transfer between the two terminals, use the free SkyLine train which connects - inside the secured area -  A & B gates & stops between D & E gates, and comes around every two minutes.
To connect from
level 1 baggage claim A, B & C to E & D, use the shuttle bus outside.

Meeting points: T1 Concourse B, level 1 (Arrivals); Terminal 2, Concourse E, level 2 (Departures).

What's new at FRA:
1. Rest  Areas in pleasant surroundings and comfortable lounge chairs are now available at A-Plus Pier, T1 (gates B42/43) & T2 (across fom gates D1-D4).
2. Children's play areas - seven new playgrounds in the transit area, post-security, have been added near T1's gates B22 & B44, at gate C16, at Pier A-Plus (upstaris at Z level), and at T2's piers D & E.
3. Heinemann Duty Free now offers virtual shopping'.


Terminal 1 of Frankfurt Airport, with Piers/ Concourses B & C and satellite 'A-Plus' (T1A) is served by Lufthansa & its Star Alliance members. (Lufthansa presently uses Concourses  A & B).  A tunnel transfers near gate B19 to A gates and Z gates.  The main terminal has four levels:
Level 0 of T1 - the underground level - leads to the train station for regional trains, located directly under the Sheraton Hotel and Frankfurt Airport Center, with a short connection to the AIRail Terminal for long-distance trains, which includes check-in and baggage claim facilities.
Level 1 of T1 - the Arrivals level - houses baggage claim A to C, with a meeting point, rental car desks, Information and help desks. Outside of level 1 is the taxi stand, the bus terminal, and the shuttle bus stop (outside at left)  to Terminal 2's D gates, departing every 10 minutes . 
Level 2 of T1 - the Departure level - houses check-in desks A, B & C, a help desk, and access to C gates which connect to D & E gates of Terminal 2.
Level 3 of T1 -  the Pier /Concourse level - houses Piers/ Concourses A, B & Z, connected via transfer tunnel.  The SkyLine train runs between Concourses A, B, D/E in the secured area.
Airport Information counters are all located in Concourse B:  at Arrivals & Departures, at transit, and at Level 2 Departures & Transit.
Lufthansa Information counters are located in T1, level 2, Concourse A: counter 217; Concourse B: couner 419.

'PierA-Plus' (T1A) is a Satellite Concourse with two levels & A & Z Gates:   A gates are on lower level (with Lufthansa lounges); Z gates are on upper level. All incoming flights from the U.S. at  A gates are being handled at Area A. All outgoing flights to the U.S. are from the Z gates.  (A tunnel from Concourse B reaches the lower level Concourse A).
A gates are divided into left-side gates A1-42 and right-side gates A50-69;
Z Gates (on upper level of Concourse A)
is divided into gates Z11-25 (left) and Z50-69 (right) - accessible from the Tunnel connecting A, Z & B
Concourse B, gates B1-B63: a transfer tunnel near B19 connects to A & Z gates; the SkyLine train near B-8 connects to E & D gates of Terminal 2.
C gates are on the opposite side of A, B & Z piers, accessible from level 2 of the main terminal, with separate gate areas holding gates C1-C9, and gates C13-20 (located near D gates D32-35.)  A 'Virtual Assistant' looking like a Federal policewoman, instructs passengers how to quickly pass the immigration check with 'easyPASS', which can be used by holders of an EU passport with integrated chip (ePass).

Terminal 2 of Frankfurt Airport, with Concourses D & E - mainly used by airlines other than Lufthansa & Star Alliance members - has two levels - ground level 2 and level 3, and 8 jetway-equipped gates.
(a) Level 2 of T2 is the departure level with check-in counters D & E, and a help desk in the middle. Before security check are rental car desks, a meeting point and access to the gates (D gates 21-44; E gates 21-26). A shuttle bus in front of this level takes you to  T1, level 1. 
(b) Level 3 of T2 has a pharmacy and after security checkpoint has access to gates D1-D54 and E2-E9.

Services & Amenities in Terminals 1 & 2:  Frankfurt Airport is one of the best-equipped airports in the world, offering even a casino, as well as over 220 different brand-name restaurants, bars, and first-class shops. Free WiFi/LAN access is available throughout the terminals. Business travelers will find an extensive Business Center with a large choice of conference rooms and equipment, full HD-quality video conference system, internet, fax and secretarial facilities and catering (tel. +49 (0) 69 690 70500/ fax 70515). Some of the many other facilities include Information desks, medical & dental care, pharmacies, banks & currency exchanges, Luggage-related services, showers, Dry cleaners, postal services, rental cars, hairdresser, chapel and children’s play areas.
Luggage Storage Facilities: also safe-guard your coat or documents & shrink-wrap your bags - available at (a) T1 Arrivals level 1, B Concourse (tel. +49 (0) 69 - 690 70786); and betweeen Concourses B & C on Departures Level 2 (tel. +49 (0) 69 - 690 73277). (b) At T2 on Arrivals Level 2, D Concourse (tel. +49 (0) 69 - 690 72860).
Airline Lounges: 
At Terminal 1
: (a) Lufthansa lounges are:  at A-Plus, A & Z gates; at B gates B42 & near B44-48, level 3 above B26 and Hall B-East at Arrivals;  & at Concourse C, above gate B24, C Transit at gate C15.  (b) Other airline lounges in Terminal 1 are American's Admirals Club, DB Lounge, Frankfurt Airport Club; United Red Carpet Club & the VIP Lounge. 
At Terminal 2:
  Airline lounges for Air France, British Airways, Cathay Pacific, Delta Sky Lounge, Emirates, Etihad, Iberia, Japan Sakura Lounge & Sky Lounge..
Fee-based Airport Lounges:
LUXX Lounge at T1 gallery level between Concourses B & C; and Sky Lounge at T2, level 3 opposite gate D8;

3. The Lufthansa First-Class Terminal at Frankfurt Airport (coordinates 50.049166 N, 8.565856 E) is exclusively available to passengers who fly Lufthansa First Class, or to members of Lufthansa's Miles & More HON Circle, who depart with a flight operated by Air Dolomiti, Austrian Airlines, Lufthansa, Lufthansa Regional or Swiss. (No access is given to first-class fliers of other Star Alliance partners.) 
Services include individualized security screening & customs facilities, valet parking, formal dining room & a cigar room.  Passengers clear exit immigration controls inside the terminal and are then driven by chaffeured luxury cars to their airplane.  


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