Frankfurt Airport Viewing Guide

With four official locations to choose from, Frankfurt is a spotter’s paradise. Martyn Cartledge and Spencer Bennett offer a guide to the best sites

Frankfurt Airport has long been one of the most popular airports in Europe for enthusiasts to visit, due to its broad mix of airlines, aircraft and busy cargo operation. On top of this, there are also four official observation areas for enthusiasts to spot and photograph aircraft. It is rare for airports to  be so accommodating these days, so for Frankfurt to have four is a credit to the facility and its acknowledgement of the popularity of watching aircraft.

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