History

The metropolitan region Berlin-Brandenburg can look back on a long history of aviation stretching from the former airfield in Johannisthal, one of the very first airfields in Germany, to the new Berlin Brandenburg Airport Willy Brandt. In the years immediately after the fall of the Berlin Wall, three airports were operated in the German capital: Tegel Airport, Tempelhof Airport and Schönefeld Airport. Tempelhof was closed in 2008. When the new airport opens, all air traffic in Germany’s capital region will be concentrated in the south-east of Berlin. The key capital airports at a glance.
Berlin Brandenburg Airport

Berlin Brandenburg Airport

It all began in 1996, when Berlin, Brandenburg and the Federal Government decided to set up a partnership and build a single airport. Click here to read the history of BER. more zum Thema: Berlin Brandenburg Airport Willy Brandt

Schönefeld Airport

Schönefeld Airport

How the former main airport of East Germany (GDR) awoke from its slumber to become one of Germany's busiest airports. more zum Thema: Schoenefeld Airport

Tegel Airport

Tegel Airport

Tegel "Otto Lilienthal" Airport was once the gateway to the free world for walled-in West Berlin. Read its history here. more zum Thema: Tegel Airport

Tempelhof Airport

Tempelhof Airport

The birthplace of aviation, raisin bombers and the airlift – the former Tempelhof Airport looks back on an eventful past. more zum Thema: Tempelhof Airport