Berlin Brandenburg Airport (BER)

Airport City: The heart of the new airport
IATA Airport Code BER

Airport reference point (ARP) /

geographic location

52° 21‘ 44,09“ N

13° 30‘ 02,42“ O

Height: 157 ft

Distance 20 km south-east of the city centre of Berlin
Getting there Car, bus, taxi suburban trains, regional trains, intercity trains
Total area 1.470 ha
Apron / aircraft operation areas Aircraft operation area: 
3,3 Mio. m²
Runway system

2 runways / parallel runway system with staggered thresholds (distance 1,900 m, capable of independent parallel flight operations)

07 L 3,600 m x 45 m Approach category CAT III b
25 R 3,600 m x 45 m Approach category CAT III b

07 R 4,000 m x 60 m Approach category CAT III b
25 L 4,000 m x 60 m Approach category CAT III b b

Cargo buildings New terminal for belly freight:

AirCargo Center Berlin 
Initial capacity: 100,000 t/year
Refrigerated warehouse available

Express freight terminal in the north zone for freight-only services (express services, charter)

Technical and Airport Services Technical maintenance building (offices and workshops of the Technical Facility Management, Aviation and IT/Communication services), main computer centre Security building (airport security, Federal police. Customs) Building complex for ground services (offices, halls, workshops) airport fire services
Tower (German Air Traffic Control) Height: 72 m

(second-highest control tower in Germany)

Terminals Single central terminal:
6 levels 
280,000 m² gross floor area
Main Pier: 715 m long
North and South Pier: each 350 m long

Traffic / Capacity

Initial capacity: approx. 27 million passengers /year, modular extension up to 45 million passengers /year possible

Night flight restrictions (all times in local time) Regular scheduled flights are prohibited between 0:00 and 5:00. Between 5:00 and 6:00 and between 23:00 and 24:00 a maximum average of 31 aircraft movements is permitted. Between 23:30 and 24:00 and from 5:00 until 5:30 no scheduled flights may take place. These times are reserved for flights that are delayed or have arrived early.


Lufthansa Technik

Lufthansa Bombardier

Aviation Services GmbH


airberlin / Germania

General aviation halls 


Last updated: June 2015