Construction Stop for BBI Repealed

28.04.2006
Construction work on capital city airport to begin as planned in second half of 2006
The Federal Administrative Court has, as expected with the rulings on the 26th and 27th of April repealed the construction stop for the expansion of Schönfefeld Airport to become the new capital city airport Berlin Brandenburg International BBI. The stop had been declared for formal reasons. The Federal Administrative Court had previously given BBI the green light in a ruling on four class-action suits on 16 March 2006.

The new capital city airport will now be realized as planned

2nd half of 2006: Groundbreaking and setting up the construction site, building of the construction roads, the central concrete mixing plant, the construction site areas, and the relocation of lines. Beyond that it involves building of the runway connections to the northern BBI runway and obtaining requests for tender for the initial construction work.

2007: Beginning of the rail tunnel and the subterranean railway station, beginning of construction for the utility supply lines and waste disposal, beginning of construction of the southern runway and aprons, demolition of the current northern runway and closure of the gap in A 113, beginning of construction of road connections 2008: Beginning of terminal construction and operational roads

2010: Start of operations for fire department, building for special equipment, winter services, ground traffic services

As of May 2011: Trial operation of the new terminal and master technical system

30 October 2011: Opening of BBI

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Spokesman Lars Wagner

Lars Wagner Head of the Press Office / Spokesman
Berlin Brandenburg Airport

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