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Spotting At FRA?  
User currently offlineThe777Man From United States of America, joined Jul 1999, 6501 posts, RR: 55
Posted (4 years 5 months 1 week 1 day 15 hours ago) and read 4161 times:

Hi !

I hope to go to FRA this weekend for spotting and then I mean only looking for registration numbers, not taking pictures. I guess the best place is a McDonald's in T1 (LH Terminal) ? I haven't been to FRA for a while so would appriciate any suggestions.

Thanks !

The777Man


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User currently offlineDALCE From Netherlands, joined Feb 2007, 1677 posts, RR: 7
Reply 1, posted (4 years 5 months 1 week 1 day 14 hours ago) and read 4112 times:

Quoting The777Man (Thread starter):
I guess the best place is a McDonald's in T1

This is at the McDonalds in Terminal 2, where all others besides LH/Star Alliance are handled.

Happy spotting!
Joost



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User currently offlineba319-131 From United Kingdom, joined Jan 2001, 8507 posts, RR: 55
Reply 2, posted (4 years 5 months 1 week 1 day 12 hours ago) and read 4034 times:
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As Joost says, this is T2, the airside open air deck will be open, have fun, think I'm there next month.


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User currently offlinefraT From Germany, joined Sep 2003, 1106 posts, RR: 1
Reply 3, posted (4 years 5 months 1 week 1 day 11 hours ago) and read 3972 times:

Correct! There is currently no spotting location around Terminal 1.
But the platform in T2 is not bad, especially if it's sunny. But you have to pay a fee for entering it.


User currently offlinerobffm2 From Germany, joined Dec 2006, 1115 posts, RR: 0
Reply 4, posted (4 years 5 months 1 week 1 day 10 hours ago) and read 3900 times:

For more info about the platform look here:
http://www.frankfurt-airport.com/cms...rik/24/24877.visitors_terrace.html

The airport also offers bussed tours airside:
http://www.frankfurt-airport.com/cms...9.airport_experience_tours@en.html

And also a link to an enthusiats website:
http://www.rmas.de/

Enjoy your trip!



[Edited 2010-02-23 05:54:51]

User currently offlineBurkhard From Germany, joined Nov 2006, 4387 posts, RR: 2
Reply 5, posted (4 years 5 months 1 week 1 day 10 hours ago) and read 3864 times:

Take rain safe warm clothes with you, no good spotting weather here currently.

User currently offlineThe777Man From United States of America, joined Jul 1999, 6501 posts, RR: 55
Reply 6, posted (4 years 5 months 1 week 1 day 7 hours ago) and read 3730 times:

Thanks for the links and the info!

There's a McDonalds's in Terminal 1 Area B level 3 that I went to, is that airside or landside ?

It will be way too cold for me to be outside......

Thanks again!

The777Man



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User currently offlineJMO-777 From Germany, joined Apr 2002, 501 posts, RR: 17
Reply 7, posted (4 years 5 months 1 week 1 day 6 hours ago) and read 3674 times:

Hi Lars,

T1B L3 must be an airside McDonald's!

Beste Gruesse,
Jan



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User currently offlineAndz From South Africa, joined Feb 2004, 8443 posts, RR: 10
Reply 8, posted (4 years 5 months 1 week 1 day 6 hours ago) and read 3657 times:
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Quoting The777Man (Reply 6):

There is a McD where you say and it is airside. Get a table near the window at Kuffler & Bucher next door, I have spent many a pleasant hour there watching the planes go by.



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User currently offlinerobffm2 From Germany, joined Dec 2006, 1115 posts, RR: 0
Reply 9, posted (4 years 5 months 1 week 1 day 4 hours ago) and read 3611 times:

Quoting Andz (Reply 8):
There is a McD where you say and it is airside. Get a table near the window at Kuffler & Bucher next door, I have spent many a pleasant hour there watching the planes go by.
http://www.frankfurt-airport.com/cms...ault/dok/345/345334.mcdonalds.html

As I see it, it's airside.


User currently offlineThe777Man From United States of America, joined Jul 1999, 6501 posts, RR: 55
Reply 10, posted (4 years 5 months 1 week 1 day 1 hour ago) and read 3594 times:

Quoting robffm2 (Reply 9):
As I see it, it's airside

Thank you so much! I think that's where I'll spot from!

Thanks again for your input!

The777Man



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User currently offlineAndz From South Africa, joined Feb 2004, 8443 posts, RR: 10
Reply 11, posted (4 years 5 months 1 week 7 hours ago) and read 3570 times:
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Quoting robffm2 (Reply 9):
Quoting Andz (Reply 8):
There is a McD where you say and it is airside. Get a table near the window at Kuffler & Bucher next door, I have spent many a pleasant hour there watching the planes go by.
http://www.frankfurt-airport.com/cms...ault/dok/345/345334.mcdonalds.html

As I see it, it's airside.

Which is exactly what I said. Thank you for confirming my information.



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User currently offlinecgnnrw From Germany, joined May 2005, 1145 posts, RR: 2
Reply 12, posted (4 years 5 months 6 days 11 hours ago) and read 3552 times:

I heard/read the "no liquids " rule also applys to people who want to go out on the observation deck. Anyone confirm this? If true I think its a bit silly...but then so is just about all aspects of airport security.


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User currently offlinerobffm2 From Germany, joined Dec 2006, 1115 posts, RR: 0
Reply 13, posted (4 years 5 months 1 day 9 hours ago) and read 3446 times:

Quoting cgnnrw (Reply 12):
I heard/read the "no liquids " rule also applys to people who want to go out on the observation deck. Anyone confirm this?

From the link above:

Security Note:

* Visitors to the terrace are subjected to the same security checks as passengers.
* No sharp or pointed objects or weapons, explosives or liquids of any kind may be taken onto the Visitors Terrace.
* You may not take any luggage, luggage carts or animals onto the Visitors Terrace.
* If you have a heart pacemaker, shunt or catheter (e.g. to treat hydrocephalus), please report to the security personnel.


User currently offlineThe777Man From United States of America, joined Jul 1999, 6501 posts, RR: 55
Reply 14, posted (4 years 5 months 13 hours ago) and read 3417 times:

Quoting Andz (Reply 8):
There is a McD where you say and it is airside. Get a table near the window at Kuffler & Bucher next door, I have spent many a pleasant hour there watching the planes go by.

Thanks again for the info ! Had a great time spotting and got 110 new registrations in one day. Finished the day with a excellent Wienersnitzel at Kuffer & Bucher!!!!!

The777Man



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User currently offlineAndz From South Africa, joined Feb 2004, 8443 posts, RR: 10
Reply 15, posted (4 years 5 months 5 hours ago) and read 3397 times:
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Quoting The777Man (Reply 14):

That's good to hear and I'm glad you enjoyed the food!



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