Site Advantages

of Frankfurt Airport

location power

Location Power

Located in the heart of Europe, Frankfurt’s infrastructure provides nearly perfect conditions for networking air, rail, and road transportation.

Business Power

Business Power

A good index of Frankfurt’s economic strength is based, in particular, on the fact that no other city anywhere in Germany hosts as many corporate headquarters of internationally active enterprises.

Service Power

Service Power

No matter what kind of cargo – Frankfurt Airport convinces by offering a fast, reliable and professional handling.


Site Power

Frankfurt Airport is home to around 250 airlines, freight forwarders, cargo handlers and other logistics service providers. All of them reap benefits from its attractive location, the region’s economic power, and the ample local supply of well-trained workers.

Special Products

What You need to know

Perishables Pharma

Perishables and Pharma

Frankfurt Airport offers sophisticated and custom-tailored solutions for the handling of perishable and pharmaceutical products.

An appropriate infrastructure is essential for the handling and transportation of perishables and pharmaceuticals. Frankfurt Airport is one of the world’s leading hubs for temperature-sensitive products offering top-quality facilities that meet industry requirements and all relevant standards.



The Animal Lounge at Frankfurt Airport is the world’s most advanced facility for animals traveling by air.

Whether they are tournament horses on their way to the Olympic Games, dogs or cats heading for a holiday with their owners, rhinoceroses traveling to a zoo, or exotic tropical fish from the South Seas, every animal is treated species-appropriate.



Frankfurt Airport is a major hub for international transport of mail and parcels, equipped with state-of-the-art infrastructure and technology.

DGR Gefahrengut

Dangerous Goods

There is a possibility to handle dangerous goods of all kinds (except explosives), as well as to store them for more than 24 hours.

Frankfurt Airport has dedicated areas for the handling of DGR that are controlled by experienced staff who regularly receive training updates.



Valuable goods of all kinds can be safely and appropriately stored at Frankfurt Airport while meeting any special requirements.

Various companies at the airport have specialized in storing valuable goods. They take care of storing shipments of valuable items of all kinds, including precious metals, cash and cash equivalents, works of art, weapons, narcotics, and valuable electronic and pharmaceutical products, naturally while fully complying with the relevant legal and safety-related requirements.



Representing one of the most important cargo hubs in the world, Frankfurt Airport is home to many leading international express delivery companies.

Besides being a major hub for international cargo shipments, Frankfurt Airport has also developed into a center for courier services. Thanks to the outstanding infrastructure of FRA’s CargoCity, a significant number of specialized providers have recognized the potential of this site and established bases here.


What's happening at Frankfurt Cargo?

Frankfurt Air Cargo Innovation Lab

Frankfurt Air Cargo Innovation Lab

The “Frankfurt Air Cargo Innovation Lab” conference is establishing itself as a key industry event – Some 100 forward thinkers and visionaries from the air cargo industry were attending the two-day event at Frankfurt Airport hosted by Fraport AG and the DVV Media Group

Felix Kreutel + Dirk Schusdziara

New Senior Vice President for Cargo

As of 1 October, Felix Kreutel is taking over the FRA cargo team. Kreutel (43) has been with Fraport since 2000, and looks forward to continuing his constructive collaboration with all partners on site. He is succeeding Dirk Schusdziara, who will be assuming responsibility for commercial affairs at Fraport’s Airside & Terminal Management unit.


LUG Strengthens the FRA Pharmaceuticals Hub

All the more, it is important that the infrastructure is continuously developed to comply with the strict requirements of the pharmaceuticals industry, and that investments are made in the competitiveness of the location. That is why we are delighted by LUG’s announcement that they are expanding their Health Care Center. In conjunction with expansions being carried out by other partners, FRA will soon have more than 11,000 m² of cargo handling areas.


Here, we will be providing information on the latest trends in the world of logistics and other industries on a regular basis. The website is designed to offer the cargo world and other interested parties an overview of innovative projects so that we will be able to explore the possibilities offered by these new technologies and processes together.

Cargo Flight Schedule

Cargo Flights Overview