Berlin Schönefeld Airport

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Berlin Schönefeld Airport
SXF Logo.svg
ICAO code EDDB, until 1995: ETBS

52 ° 23 '18 "  N , 13 ° 31' 12"  E Coordinates: 52 ° 23 '18 "  N , 13 ° 31' 12"  E

Height above MSL 47 m (154  ft )
Transport links
Distance from the city center
20 km south of Berlin ( town hall )
Street A113 B96a
train Long-distance traffic
Regional traffic : RE7 , RB14 , RB22
Local transport S-Bahn : Bus: X7, 163, 164, 171, 734, 735, 736, 741, 742, N7, N60S45 S9
Basic data
opening 1946
closure in consideration
operator Berlin Brandenburg Airport GmbH
surface 630 ha
Terminals 4th
Passengers 11,417,435 (2019)
Air freight 13,235 t (2019)
95,364 (2019)
( PAX per year)
12 million (since 12/2016)
Employees 1,178 (SXF,
as of December 31, 2013)
Start-and runway
07L / 25R (formerly 07R / 25L) 3600 m × 45 m asphalt

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The airport Berlin-Schoenefeld ( IATA code : SXF , ICAO code : EDDB until 1995: ETBS as DDR -airport) is next to the airport Tegel one of the two international airports in the greater Berlin area . The airport is operated by Flughafen Berlin Brandenburg GmbH (FBB; until the end of 2011 Flughafen Berlin-Schönefeld GmbH ) with the partners State of Berlin , State of Brandenburg and the Federal Republic of Germany .

In 2019, 11,417,435 passengers were handled at the airport. In terms of passenger numbers, the airport ranked seventh in Germany in 2016.

The new Berlin Brandenburg Airport is being built to the south of Berlin-Schönefeld Airport .

Location and transport links

Fast connections from the airport to Berlin (as of 2017)

Berlin-Schönefeld Airport is located in the municipality of Schönefeld ( Dahme-Spreewald district , Brandenburg ), and a small part of the northern runway, which is no longer used, is located in Berlin's urban area. The airport is located around 22 kilometers southeast of Berlin's city center at an altitude of 48  m above sea level. NHN . With an area of ​​620  hectares, it is the largest airport in the region. It is connected to rail traffic via the Berlin-Schönefeld Airport train station . Regional and S-Bahn (lines S45 and S9) stop there . The “Airport Express” runs twice an hour with the RE7 and RB14 lines to Berlin Central Station via the Ostbahnhof and the RB22 to Potsdam . The airport can also be reached by various bus routes. You can get to the airport by car via the A 113 . There are taxi stands in front of the entrance area of Terminal  L.


Henschel aircraft works

On October 15, 1934, construction began on the Henschel Flugzeug-Werke (HFW) in Schönefeld , which had built over 14,000 aircraft by the end of World War II . For this purpose, three concrete runways, each 800 meters long, were built. During the Battle of Berlin on April 22, 1945, the HFW was occupied by Soviet troops . After the Soviet occupation forces had either dismantled and transported away or blown up the facilities for aircraft construction, railways were repaired and agricultural machinery built and repaired on the site until 1947.

After the Second World War

Airport construction, 1961
Tu-144 at the start in Schönefeld in the early 1970s

In 1946 the Soviet air forces moved from Johannisthal to Schönefeld; Aeroflot started operating in the same year. In 1947, the Soviet military administration in Germany ordered the construction of a civilian airport in Schönefeld in SMAD order number 93. After the completion of the original construction, the airport was expanded several times until the political change in 1990. This made it the central airport of the GDR ; A long-term capacity of 18 million passengers per year was planned. It was declared a so-called " youth object ", which underlined its importance for the GDR.

Due to the location outside the city limits of Berlin, not only allied airlines, but also airlines from all over the world, could take off and land in Schönefeld (unlike in Tegel and Tempelhof ) despite the special position in connection with Berlin's four-power status . “All States” also includes GDR airlines such as Interflug or, before its dissolution in 1963, Deutsche Lufthansa of the GDR . From a purely legal point of view , even West German airlines such as Lufthansa could have flown to Schönefeld, but in view of the Cold War this did not happen for ideological reasons. Only the eastern end of the runway north ( which no longer exists today because of the motorway ) protruded a bit into Bohnsdorf , so that an eastern approach (or take-off towards the east) on this runway had to take place partially over East Berlin's urban area, which is true Strictly speaking, it was not legal for non-allied airlines, but it was apparently tolerated by the occupying powers.

From the 1960s to the political turning point , the airport, which was known as the “Central Berlin-Schönefeld Airport” until the 1970s, was also very interesting for the people of West Berlin , because many destinations in Eastern Europe , such as Budapest or Prague , can be found from here , and later more and more destinations in Western Europe (except in the Federal Republic) that were either not served from Tempelhof or Tegel airports or were approached at considerably more expensive rates. Since the compensation for kerosene in the air traffic of the Eastern Bloc was often made within the framework of special trade conditions within the states, the operating costs for Interflug played only a subordinate role, so that it could afford to keep the airfares up to 70% below the level of flights on the same route from Tegel or Tempelhof to lower. As a feeder specifically for West Berlin passengers, there was also a bus connection operated by the East Berlin transport company , which was maintained from 1963 to 1990; it led from the airport to the Hotel Arosa in Charlottenburg ( Kurfürstendamm corner Adenauerplatz ) and stopped at the West Berlin exhibition center (at the central bus station there ) and in Wilmersdorf ( Güntzelstraße / corner Uhlandstraße , in front of the GDR travel agency Helios , which was located there at the time ).

On October 3, 1959, a jet passenger plane landed in Berlin-Schönefeld for the first time, a Caravelle of the SAS . The airport was classified as Group 1 by the ICAO in 1961 .

In 1960 the GDR leadership decided on a general plan for the expansion of the Berlin-Schönefeld central airport. The planning was based on the expected passenger numbers for the coming decades (3.5 million for Schönefeld and around 14 million for all of Berlin by 1980) as well as the need for an airport that meets the requirements of modern jet traffic and efficient passenger handling. The plans provided for the separation of short and long haul traffic. A terminal building with two piers and two short runways was to be built north of the station; to the south a terminal building with two piers and one or two additional runways. The existing runway was to be extended to over four kilometers. In addition, a generous connection with S-Bahn , U-Bahn and long-distance trains was planned.

A comparison of expansion plans for Schönefeld Airport

The limit of one million passengers was exceeded in 1969, but this could only be increased to three million in 1990. Shortly before the end of the GDR, Interflug served 53 destinations on four continents from Schönefeld.

In 1976, what is now Terminal L, located in the north of the airport, was put into operation under the name NPA (New Passenger Handling). It was expanded by the current Terminals K and Q by 1985, which are attached to Terminal L on the left and right, respectively. At the time, Terminal K (today: easyJet terminal ) was reserved “specifically for transit passengers from and to West Berlin”, which is why it was sealed off from the other terminals inside the airport building and from the rest of the large forecourt outside and only through it a checkpoint with a barrier could be approached. The corresponding shuttle buses (see above) from West Berlin were then no longer checked at the nearby border crossing (Waltersdorfer Chaussee); instead, only a member of the passport control units of the GDR border troops came there and drove the short distance to Terminal K. with (so that no GDR citizen could get on the transit bus during this journey and thus go unnoticed into the “west area” of the airport). There, the handling, baggage handover and ID and identity checks of West Berlin passengers also took place separately; they were only brought together with the “general” (East) air travelers in the large waiting hall at the gates . On arrival, the same procedure was reversed: From 1985, passengers to West Berlin no longer had to go to the general 'entry hall' (as the arrival hall was called there), but were immediately directed to the arrival area of ​​Terminal K - not without first to be strictly checked by ID checks. There they then boarded the transit bus, where again a member of the passport control units (for the reasons mentioned) drove to the border crossing, simply got off there and "released" the bus to West Berlin without further controls. This new approach (elimination of the additional controls at the border crossing) made West Berlin feeder traffic to Schönefeld considerably easier and more time-saving from 1985 onwards.

Terminal Q was already in operation at the beginning of 1984 and was designed as an external VIP lounge with two salons for VIPs in first and second class, specially secured by the Stasi . The name used at the time was "special room". Access was only granted to foreign guests of the GDR government accompanied by their hosts or their subordinate state organizations, who usually traveled with a service or diplomatic passport , but with regular scheduled flights. Check-in and all required controls were either completely waived or carried out discreetly, while the travelers waited for snacks and fine drinks either for their departure or for their luggage. It was not uncommon for the then Deputy Minister of Transport and General Director of Interflug , Lieutenant General Klaus Henkes , to keep them company. Also, the boarding was carried out separately, usually after all other passengers. After 1990 the special room was converted into a small Terminal Q for particularly security-sensitive flights, for example to Israel or charter flights to North America . Since 2015, Terminal Q has had additional security lanes with automated boarding pass controls for passengers who only travel with hand luggage and have already checked in.

The visitor terrace with restaurant is located on the second floor of Terminal L. Originally the terrace extended across the entire width of the building. However, only a narrower area above Terminal L has been accessible since the 1990s.

The Interflug shipyard and maintenance facilities were located in the southern part of the airport. Today they are used by Lufthansa in a modernized state. The southern area was partly used for military purposes. The NVA Transport Fliegergeschwader 44 (TG-44) relocated the use of the Tu-134 government aircraft from Marxwalde (today's Neuhardenberg ) to Schönefeld in the early 1980s , as many flight operations with members of the government began from Berlin. Three machines of the type Il-62 were also relocated from the TG-44 in Schönefeld.

After reunification

Interior view of Terminal L.
Exterior view of Terminal M (formerly: D)
A Concorde on March 20, 1999 in Schönefeld
Take-off of an Airbus A320 , in the background the old tower and the Berlin television tower

After the reunification of Germany and Berlin, the airport initially had to record a significant decline in passenger numbers despite additional expansions in the 1990s. This resulted from the shutdown of Interflug in 1991 and the relocation of other airlines to the more modern and more centrally located Berlin-Tegel Airport. The airport developed backwards during this period - mostly charter flights have been handled since that time. Nevertheless, the renovated southern runway was put into operation in 1992. From 1991 to 1993, took Lufttransportgeschwader 65 of the Air Force with its Il-62M from the airport. Until after the political change, the aircraft positions close to the building were also accessible to passengers on foot via the apron. The three passenger boarding bridges at Terminal L were only built after 1993.

The operating company opened an expansion of the terminal in 1995. In the spring of 1996, the Federal Republic of Germany and the states of Berlin and Brandenburg decided to expand the airport into the major Berlin Brandenburg airport. The few remaining classic line connections during this period were and still are those of Aeroflot to Moscow and those of Rossija (formerly: Pulkovo ) to Saint Petersburg .

The period when charter airlines were dominant lasted until 2003; Since then, low-cost airlines have increasingly settled in Schönefeld: Ryanair and KLM subsidiary buzz also took over the Schönefeld – London route, while V Bird started flights to Niederrhein . Since autumn 2003, Germanwings has not been flying from Tegel to various national destinations, but from Schönefeld. However, the settlement of easyJet on April 28, 2004, which has since used the airport as a starting point for several flight connections, was particularly important for the airport . In 2005, Berlin-Schönefeld became the second largest easyJet base in Europe after London-Luton . On March 11, 2005, Germanwings announced that it would use Schönefeld as the base airport for initially two aircraft from June of that year. A peaceful coexistence with easyJet at Schönefeld Airport is being sought, and destinations not served by easyJet should primarily be flown to. With the start of the 2012/2013 winter flight schedule, Germanwings moved to Tegel Airport .

Terminal M was opened on December 19, 2005 and is mainly used for handling low-cost flights. Terminal M was mainly used by the low-cost airline Germanwings until autumn 2012 . Originally it was considered to relocate easyJet from Terminal K to Terminal M. Due to the increased use of low-cost airlines, the airport was able to increase its passenger numbers in 2005 by 50 percent compared to the previous year and thus to 5.08 million passengers. That is the biggest increase compared to the other airports in Berlin.

In 2006, the number of employees at Berlin-Schönefeld Airport was 5713.

Since 2006, Schönefeld station is no longer a long-distance station. On November 30, 2007, the northern runway of the airport was closed and then partially demolished in order to close the gap on federal motorway 113 . Since then, air traffic has only been handled on the southern runway, which has now been the new northern runway since the construction of the southern runway at Berlin Brandenburg Airport. A remaining section of the former northern runway, which has now been demolished, is now used as a parking area for larger aircraft for general aviation that have been parked for longer , as the previous parking positions can no longer be used due to construction work at the airport.

Expansion to Berlin Brandenburg Airport

Schönefeld Airport with the planning status at the start of construction

After the extensive expansion planned in the 1960s, but only partially implemented, an elaborate spatial planning procedure for a new major airport was carried out in the first half of the 1990s in order to cope with the sharp rise in passenger numbers in Berlin after the political change in the future. From 1996 the airport company planned with the federal states of Berlin and Brandenburg as well as the federal government to develop Schönefeld Airport into a more efficient “single airport” by 2012 - that is, Berlin's only airport. The aim is to make Schönefeld the most important passenger and air freight airport in the capital region and Germany (alongside Frankfurt and Munich ). The Tegel airport will be closed no later than six months after commissioning of the new airport. The Tempelhof airport was closed end of October of 2008. In 2006 the federal states of Brandenburg and Berlin as well as the federal government began with the expansion.

As part of these expansion activities, the northern runway (the northern of the two parallel runways) with the designation 07L / 25R was closed on December 1, 2007 and soon afterwards partially dismantled and renatured. The new federal highway 113 crosses the former course of this runway. Now only the southern runway (former designation 07R / 25L) was left, which according to the plans is to become the northern runway of the new major airport. It was extended by 600 meters to 3600 meters and opened for operation on April 23, 2012. Since May 3, 2012, this runway has been called 07L / 25R, which it will retain for the new BER airport. It was closed for renovation on May 2, 2015, while operations were carried out exclusively on the new 07R / 25L southern runway. Work on the renovation of the northern runway began on May 6, 2015 and was completed on October 24, 2015. Until the opening of Berlin Brandenburg Airport, only the northern runway is usually in operation in Schönefeld. In the summer of 2017, Schönefeld Airport is to be expanded and the southern runway will be used again instead of the northern runway for three months.

The terminal areas at Schönefeld Airport were given new names at the end of March 2020. When Berlin Brandenburg Airport goes into operation at the end of October 2020, Schönefeld Airport will become Terminal 5 of BER. In order to avoid duplicate designation of terminal areas and gates at BER, the former terminals A, B, C and D were renamed to K, L, M, Q.


Berlin-Schönefeld Airport has four terminals, which have been called K, L, M and Q since the end of March 2020. Most airlines land and take off at Terminal L. EasyJet is the only airline in Terminal K. Terminal M is used by Ryanair , Condor , Sunexpress , WOW air and Norwegian Air Shuttle . There was special security equipment in Terminal Q until 2008, which is why flights with particularly high security requirements, for example to Israel , were handled here for a long time . It was then used as a "show and event location" that could be booked for conferences and private parties. In addition, sightseeing flights started from here in a historic raisin bomber , which was severely damaged in an emergency landing on June 19, 2010 and has been unable to fly since then. Since November 2015, additional security checks have been installed in Terminal Q to increase capacity; these are only available to passengers without checked baggage who have already checked in online. Terminal L is the only terminal with passenger boarding bridges , three of which are located on the apron. There are a total of 36 aircraft parking positions. The General Aviation Terminal (GAT) is located in the south of the facility. From there, private planes, taxi flights, charter and helicopter flights can be handled. The freight terminal has a gross floor area of ​​3850 meters and a freight capacity of up to 30,000 tons per year; In the building there is, among other things, a quarantine station for animals. The airport also has three hangars for normal air traffic and three hangars for general aviation.

Until the end of 2007, the airport had two runways , the northern one was 2,710 meters long, the southern 3000 meters. Both tracks are 45 meters wide. In the course of construction work for Berlin Brandenburg Airport, the northern runway was partially demolished to make room for the extension of Autobahn 113, which was built in spring 2008. The southern runway had previously been extended to 3600 meters as the future northern runway for the new airport.

The airport also has its own airport fire brigade and an instrument landing system for both landing directions, approved up to all-weather flight operating level CAT IIIb, which enables flight movements in almost any weather condition.


Airbus A320-200 of Aeroflot during pushback from the terminal L

For the airport company, Berlin-Schönefeld Airport has been of great importance as a basis for charter flights since the 1990s . Until the rise of cheap flights , which in 2007 made up around 80 percent of the airport's total air traffic, charter flights made up the largest proportion of all flights. The International Aerospace Exhibition (ILA) has been held at the airport every two years since 1992 . The airport is also used for general aviation . There is a Lufthansa simulator center in the vicinity .

The German Red Cross (DRK) has been operating a logistics center for disaster relief at home and abroad on the airport site since 2007 . Auxiliary material that is always ready for use is stored on 4000 m². Aid modules (so-called “ Emergency Response Units ” - ERU) can be deployed to any part of the world via the airport within 72 hours. Special vehicles, for example for communication and guidance in the event of major incidents in Germany, are also available here (so-called “federal reserve” of the DRK).

Traffic figures

The number of passengers at Berlin-Schönefeld Airport is growing rapidly. In 2003 1.7 million passengers were handled, in 2005 it was just over five million. In 2006 the airport passed the six million mark. In 2017, 12.9 million passengers were handled, an increase of over 10% compared to the previous year.

Development of passenger numbers since 1991

Berlin-Schönefeld Airport - traffic statistics
Year of operation Passenger volume Air freight [ t ] Airmail [t] Flight movements
1991 01,069,886 06,349 00.553 029,472
1992 01,446,933 04,686 01,153 028,723
1993 01,572,361 03,284 03,825 031,334
1994 01,804,490 05,823 03,895 036,185
1995 01,861,674 10,573 03,260 031,827
1996 01,766,452 13,716 01,479 031,649
1997 01,870,213 14,473 01,128 029,563
1998 01,876,209 12.111 00.811 030,711
1999 01,861,385 09,372 00.565 029,304
2000 02,133,919 09,604 00.505 033,947
2001 01,851,377 09,785 00.193 027,635
2002 01,615,171 11,099 00.202 025,755
2003 01,684,384 12,418 00.242 025,549
2004 03,325,348 12,546 03,229 039,420
2005 05,026,115 08,833 04,294 052,852
2006 06,026,228 03,720 04,373 058,647
2007 06,313,343 03,870 04,386 058,198
2008 06,638,162 04,399 04,415 068,771
2009 06,797,158 04,246 02,979 075,538
2010 07,297,911 04,907 04,751 076,595
2011 07,113,989 04,649 04,081 073,577
2012 07.097.274 05,206 01,125 071,758
2013 06.727.306 07,370 06,654 065,268
2014 07,292,517 07,827 07,229 070,325
2015 08,526,268 08,128 06,155 076,153
2016 11,652,922 09,056 35,149 096,562
2017 12,865,312 09,293 28,675 101,301
2018 12,725,937 13,229 20,533 105.955
2019 11,417,435 12,273 5,099 95.364
Busiest routes from SXF
rank target Passengers
change Passengers
change Starts
1 SpainSpain Barcelona 233,399   1.31% 230,390 1,454   1.18% 1,437
2 United KingdomUnited Kingdom London Stansted 226,368   4.09% 217,467 1,396   2.35% 1,364
3 RussiaRussia Moscow Sheremetyevo 202.381   -0.69% 203,790 1,845   1.93% 1,810
4th SwitzerlandSwitzerland Basel-Mulhouse 189,695   -12.61% 217.061 1,300   -10.34% 1,450
5 HungaryHungary Budapest 171,887   46.41% 117.405 1,095   42.95% 766
6th United KingdomUnited Kingdom Manchester 166,333   8.49% 153.315 1,040   1.96% 1,020
7th DenmarkDenmark Copenhagen 163.182   31.1% 124,468 1,289   40.72% 916
8th GermanyGermany Cologne / Bonn 160.351   -25.24% 214,488 1,347   -24.37% 1,781
9 NetherlandsNetherlands Amsterdam 159.263   3.79% 153,442 1,068   1.71% 1,050
10 NorwayNorway Oslo-Gardermoen 157.043   7.55% 146.022 1,066   11.27% 958
11 SpainSpain Palma de Mallorca 143.995   -13.77% 166.997 1,045   0.58% 1,039
12 United KingdomUnited Kingdom London Gatwick 143,804   -41.28% 244.914 964   -42.07% 1,664
13 IsraelIsrael Tel Aviv 140.838   -1.64% 143.183 910   0% 910
14th ItalyItaly Rome Ciampino 122,881   -5.25% 129,683 729   -5.08% 768
15th ItalyItaly Bergamo 120,815   0.93% 119,699 719   0.14% 718
16 TurkeyTurkey Antalya 117,315   78.43% 65,749 711   87.11% 380
17th GreeceGreece Athens 103.993   -5.55% 110.104 659   -7.44% 712
18th SpainSpain Madrid 100,625   -1.57% 102.231 605   -1.14% 612
19th SwitzerlandSwitzerland Geneva 97.283   3.58% 93,919 734   4.26% 704
20th IrelandIreland Dublin 96.032   3.78% 92,534 558   3.14% 541
21st GreeceGreece Thessaloniki 95,894   -7.25% 103.392 621   -9.61% 687
22nd TurkeyTurkey Istanbul-Sabiha Gokcen 93,484   21.66% 76,843 618   27.69% 484
23 SpainSpain Malaga 93,296   3.23% 90.379 596   5.3% 566
24 United KingdomUnited Kingdom London Luton 91.194   -3.56% 94,561 718   -1.51% 729
25th ItalyItaly Milan Malpensa 90,750   -1.11% 91,771 645   0.16% 644
This statistic only includes starts. (No landings)

By country

Busiest routes by country from SXF
rank target Passengers
change Passengers
change Starts
1 United KingdomUnited Kingdom Great Britain 890.888   -11.03% 1,001,378 6,057   -12.36% 6,911
2 SpainSpain Spain 834.082   -4.29% 871.461 5,363   -0.87% 5,410
3 ItalyItaly Italy 790.716   -0.16% 792.022 5,175   1.37% 5.105
4th SwitzerlandSwitzerland Switzerland 332.840   -9.78% 368.910 2,605   -5.13% 2,746
5 FranceFrance France 276.394   -25.63% 371,626 2,396   -19.44% 2,974
6th RussiaRussia Russia 259.249   4.87% 247.204 2,575   10.85% 2,323
7th GreeceGreece Greece 254,569   -5.45% 269.231 1,727   -1.6% 1,755
8th TurkeyTurkey Turkey 234,962   57.2% 149.471 1,554   68.18% 924
9 NorwayNorway Norway 196.095   8.16% 181,306 1,352   13.33% 1,193
10 DenmarkDenmark Denmark 190.307   45.2% 131,068 1,532   52.29% 1.006
11 HungaryHungary Hungary 171.902   45.65% 118.026 1,099   40.54% 782
12 GermanyGermany Germany 170,643   -37.01% 270.913 4,749   20.87% 3,929
13 NetherlandsNetherlands Netherlands 159,350   -10.61% 178.273 1.108   -14.77% 1,300
14th IsraelIsrael Israel 147.401   1.37% 145.407 962   3.44% 930
15th PortugalPortugal Portugal 139,880   5.55% 132,522 839   6.47% 788
This statistic only includes starts. (No landings)


  • On 12 December 1986, a crashed Tupolev Tu-134A of Aeroflot ( air vehicle registration CCCP-65795) from Minsk landing at Schoenefeld Airport three kilometers northeast of it near Berlin-Bohnsdorf in a forest. Of the total of 82 people on board the Tupolev, 72 were killed, 10 passengers survived the crash, some seriously injured (see also Aeroflot flight 892 ) .
  • On June 17, 1989, the pilots of an Ilyushin-62MK of Interflug (DDR-SEW) aborted the take-off process at Berlin-Schönefeld airport during the take-off attempt because of a blocked elevator. After the command for full reverse thrust of the engines to brake the flight engineer made a fatal mistake: instead of giving reverse thrust, he switched off the engines. The traffic machine shot over the runway, broke apart after a collision with several obstacles and caught fire. Of the 113 people on board, 21 died (see also Interflug flight 102 ) .
  • On June 19, 2010, a Douglas DC-3 operated by Air Service Berlin (D-CXXX) suffered a loss of thrust in the left engine shortly after taking off for a sightseeing flight from Schönefeld Airport. The aircraft was irreparably damaged during an emergency landing in a field. 7 of the 28 inmates were injured, but there were no fatalities.


According to a customer survey by the flight portal eDreams , Schönefeld is the worst international airport in the world. Customers rated the shopping opportunities, dining options and waiting areas. The outdated structural condition and long distances to the parking lots are also criticized. A study by the monitoring service provider Webbosaurus from 2018 confirmed the ranking as the worst airport in Germany. The exposure to aircraft noise regularly causes complaints from residents.

See also


  • Bernd Kuhlmann: Schönefeld near Berlin. 1 office, 1 airport and 11 train stations . Ges. Für Verkehrsppolitik und Eisenbahnwesen, Berlin 1996, ISBN 3-89218-038-5 . The book describes the history of Schönefeld, which - in the shadow of aviation - has always been shaped by strategic, political, propaganda and economic aspects.
  • Horst Materna: Berlin-Schönefeld Airport and the end of the Interflug 1988–2000 , Rockstuhl, Bad Langensalza 2016, ISBN 978-3-86777-685-1 ; with further volumes.
  • Hans von Przychowski: false start or crash landing? Berlin-Brandenburg Airport Policy. Lost years - lost millions. The struggle for the BBI, 1990–2000, a timetable with comments . NoRa, Berlin 2001, ISBN 3-935445-26-1 .
  • Andreas Wendt, Frank Mangelsdorf (Hrsg.): Schönefeld Airport - then and now. Culturcon / Märkische Oderzeitung , 2012, ISBN 978-3-941092-89-1 .

Web links

Commons : Flughafen Berlin-Schönefeld  - Collection of images, videos and audio files

Individual evidence

  1. Berlin distance measuring point: According to Lemma Berlin , the point of the geographic location of Berlin corresponds to the location of the Berlin City Hall (Rotes Rathaus, May 28, 2012)
  2. a b c d Traffic report Berlin-Schönefeld December. Berlin Brandenburg Airport, accessed on May 24, 2020 .
  3. Flughafen Berlin Brandenburg GmbH - Annual Report 2013. (PDF) FBB, July 4, 2014, accessed on June 21, 2015 .
  4. Location Information for EDDB., accessed January 3, 2014 .
  5. ^ Association of German Airports : Passenger Numbers 2012. In: Tagesspiegel Online , accessed on January 13, 2013
  6. It's a tremendous fraud . In: Der Spiegel . No. 36 , 1982 ( online ).
  7. ^ West Berlin - Berlin-Schönefeld Airport
  8. ^ Ernst Haas: Modern airports for civil air traffic . VEB Verlag für Bauwesen, Berlin 1962, p. 138 ff .
  9. ^ Foundation of the Deutsche Lufthansa and later Interflug GmbH (the first years) . At: , accessed in June 2008
  10. Schoenefeld Airport: Additional lanes in Terminal C . In: Berlin Brandenburg Airport . ( [accessed October 25, 2018]).
  11. Berlin Airports Job Machine ( Memento from June 15, 2007 in the web archive )
  12. Schönefeld: No ICE stop at the new major airport. ( Memento from November 27, 2005 in the Internet Archive ) In: Berliner Morgenpost , August 27, 2005
  13. ↑ The northern runway at Schönefeld Airport is closed. Ministry of Infrastructure and Agriculture of the State of Brandenburg, December 5, 2007, accessed on January 3, 2014 .
  14. BAnz AT 03/09/2015 V1
  15. To start, BER needs a provisional extension ( Memento from July 11, 2015 in the Internet Archive )
  16. Schönefeld was out of order on Sunday night. Tagesspiegel, accessed on March 18, 2016 .
  17. Due to expansion measures: Schönefeld Airport will switch to the BER Südbahn in 2017 . In: FLIGHT REVIEW . ( [accessed on March 22, 2017]).
  18. ABCD becomes KLMQ. Accessed March 31, 2020 .
  19. Seven injured in crash landing in Schönefeld . Berliner Morgenpost, June 19, 2010.
  20. Schönefeld Airport: Additional control lanes in Terminal C. Berlin Brandenburg Airport, November 17, 2015, accessed on March 18, 2016 .
  21. a b airport facilities . Berlin Airports, as of February 10, 2018
  22. ^ General Aviation Terminal - GAT Schönefeld . Berlin Airports, as of February 10, 2018
  23. ^ The north runway from Schönefeld will be demolished . In: Der Tagesspiegel , December 14, 2007
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