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We want you and your fellow travelers to depart from Frankfurt Airport safely and without worrying. To ensure this, we have implemented a wide range of hygiene measures. They are presented in the following. Stay healthy!

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Preparations for Traveling

Especially during the coronavirus epidemic, of course, it’s not a good idea to travel if you are ill or feeling unwell. But what if you’ve been fine but your health or general condition suddenly takes a turn for the worse after arriving at Frankfurt Airport? If this happens, contact our personnel right away to request medical assistance. If necessary, you can head for the emergency outpatient clinic at our medical center for a checkup, test or treatment.

Our tip: Take advantage of our self-service facilities. Check in online in advance, conveniently use a bag drop machine at the airport, and take only one carry-on item. This way you save time and reduce your risk of contagion.

Face Masks

It’s mandatory to wear a face mask or other appropriate face covering at all times inside the terminal facilities, shops, restaurants and airport transportation facilities such as buses and the automated people mover. The only exceptions are children under six and persons who are unable to do so because of physical impairments or health issues. The consumption of food in the terminal is basically possible. Please bring your own masks. If you need a replacement, additional masks and disinfectant can be purchased in various shops.

All airport employees who are in direct contact with customers also use appropriate protection. By working together, we can ensure safety and hygiene for everyone.

At the Airport

We apply the same social distancing rules as everywhere else and therefore ask you to keep at least 1.5 meters (five feet) away from other people. This also applies to seating and waiting areas. To remind you and generally help protect all travelers, we have installed appropriate green floor markings and signs. All counters are also equipped with plexiglass shields. As far as possible, please avoid paying cash in shops and restaurants.

Disinfectant dispensers are available for your use in the terminal areas. We also recommend that you regularly wash your hands with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. We have also increased the frequency of cleaning at the airport and regularly sanitize all touchable surfaces in our terminals and vehicles.

Coronavirus Testing

Frankfurt Airport offers passengers and visitors corona tests at two locations at the airport. The CENTOGENE test center offers a test using a throat swab, the Medical Center offers extended antibody test and personal consultation.

Frankfurt Airport recommend that passengers are recotake a comprehensive look at the current entry requirements for their destination and have themselves tested if necessary in a timely manner before departure. Some destinations, such as China, require a negative PCR test result on entry. Entry into other countries is also made easier with a negative COVID-19 result.

Our medical center is now offering supplementary medical checkups and tests in "special appointments". You can get a nose and throat swab test for Sars-CoV-2 just in case or get checked for antibodies (there is a charge for both of these services).
To give our medical staff a chance to prepare and appropriately protect themselves, you must make and receive advance confirmation of an appointment over the Internet.

  • Voluntary Sars-CoV-2 antibody test: approx. 111 euros*
  • Voluntary nose and throat swab test for Sars-CoV-2: approx. 216 euros*
  • Voluntary checkup comprising both tests: approx. 268 euros*

You will be charged for the cost of consultation and lab analyses according to the general German fee schedule for physicians (GOÄ). Unless you present a letter from a medical insurer or similar stating that it will bear the costs, you must pay yourself on the spot, e.g. by credit card.

*On weekends and holidays there is a surcharge of up to 12.68 euros.

Lufthansa, Fraport, and CENTOGENE have partnered to offer Coronavirus testing at Frankfurt Airport via a Test Center in the immediate vicinity. This is an RT-PCR test (Reverse Transcription Polymerase Chain Reaction Test), which detects whether there is an acute infection with the virus, and thus the risk of infecting other people they come in contact with. The detection is carried out by means of a throat swab.

There are two test options:

  • 59 euros incl. VAT – to receive results within 6-8 hours
  • 139 euros incl. VAT – to receive results within 3 hours (Express Test)

For an additional charge of 9 euros, there is also the option to obtain an official, internationally valid verification for authorities in various countries – certifying that the test results belong to you and have not been hampered with. This verification includes the documentation of the travel document and the identity of the tested person.

After registering via the Test Portal, a throat swab can be taken at the Airport Test Center without an appointment.

Please bring your registration, face mask and passport. Please do not eat, drink, or brush your teeth 15 minutes before the test. You find more information here.