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80th anniversary of Frankfurt Airport: from a grass airstrip to a global aviation hub

Frnkfurt, Germany - Today it serves more than 60 million passengers a year

Exactly 80 years ago –on July 8, 1936– Frankfurt Airport (FRA) was officially opened at its current location, when a Junkers JU- 52/3m aircraft made its first landing at FRA. Over the time, Frankfurt Airport has become one of the world’s most important air transportation hubs, also thanks to its favorable location in the heart of Europe. To celebrate the 80th anniversary, Fraport – the owner and ope...

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