Information on Frankfurt Airport

Information on Frankfurt Airport

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Coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 (english)

Information on Frankfurt Airport

Flights information on modern departures board in airport terminal.
Flights information on modern departures board in airport terminal. © © Lukas Gojda -, Foto: LUKAS GOJDA

New since 16.05.2020

Quarantine for entering passengers from other EU-states

As of May 16th 2020, the obligation for entering passengers to go into quarantine is limited to entering passengers from third countries. Third countries are defined as states that are not member of the European Union or the Schengen-Area. The United Kingdom and Northern Ireland are not a third country. Persons from a non-member-country who have entered Germany via a member state of the European Union, the Schengen-Area or the United Kingdom and Northern Ireland have to go into domestic quarantine for 14 days.
If the number of new cases is above the threshold of 50 cases per 100,000 inhabitants within seven days, there is also an obligation to self-quarantine for entering passengers from EU-Member-Countries, the Schengen-Area or the United Kingdom and Northern Ireland. The federal government of Germany and the Robert Koch-Institute will define the relevant countries above the threshold in their situation reports, respectively in publications. Currently, no country exceeds the threshold.

Notification requirement for commencement of work

So far, there was already a notification requirement for commencement of work if the stay in Hesse was more than 72 hours (so-called “Seasonal workers regulation”, § 2 Abs. 2 der 1. VO). This regulation continues, however, from now on, it is limited to persons entering from a third country.
However, a comparable obligation was introduced newly (§ 2a 1. VO) for persons who are entering from a member state of the EU, the Schengen-Area or the United Kingdom and Northern Ireland for the purpose of discharge of professional duties. According to this, a commencement of work has to be reported to the local health authority responsible for the place of business if the stay will be longer than 72 hours and a communal accommodation for more than 5 persons not belonging to the own household will take place.  
Background is the development of „hot spots“ of infections with SARS-CoV-2 among persons in precarious living-, working- and especially housing-conditions observed in other federal states.
By this notification requirement it be guaranteed that especially the accommodation can be checked – if necessary on-site- for the compliance with health rules (no overcrowding).
Please use the form in the download-area below for the notification and send the completed form to your responsible health authority. You can find your responsible local health authority here: RKI_Suche_zuständiges GesundheitsamtExternal Link


A Hessenwide Hotline for questions, issues and information regarding the coronavirus is available under 0800- 555 4666  Monday to Friday from 8am to 8pm (on weekends and public holidays from 9am to 3pm). You can also send your questions by mail to buergertelefon@stk.hessen.deInternal Link.

Important Notice: Absolutely no test-results will be provided via this Hotline. All test results must be obtained through your general practitioner or referred doctor.

The statewide (State of Hessen) Hotlines are also available to all Frankfurt residents, there is not separate hotline for Frankfurt. In the case of verified infections with SARS-CoV-2 all necessary measures for Frankfurt residents will be taken by the Frankfurt health authority (Frankfurter Gesundheitsamt).
For residents from all other counties and districts in the State of Hessen Hotline Staff are standing by and in the case of verified infections the local health authorities are responsible for all further measures. To locate your local health authority please use the postal-code application of the Robert Koch Institute in the following link: local health authorityExternal Link

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