More passengers than ever before23.01.2007
Schoenefeld reported 19.4 per cent growth, with 6,059,343 passengers handled at the airport. This once again makes Schoenefeld the leader in Germany’s growth stakes. In the space of just three years, Schoenefeld has succeeded in more than trebling its passenger volume.
Tegel Airport continues to be the backbone of Berlin air traffic. In all, 11,812,625 passengers used Tegel Airport in 2006. This result denotes growth of 2.4 per cent. Tempelhof recorded 634,538 passengers in 2006, which represents an increase of 16.3 per cent over the corresponding period in 2005.
Tempelhof profited especially from the high-volume dba Cologne/Bonn flights, which were moved to Tegel as of 1 November 2006.
The total number of flight movements at the three Berlin Airports totals 250,502 take-offs and landings, a year-on-year increase of 4.5 per cent.
In 2006, altogether 27,165 tonnes of air freight were transshipped at the Berlin Airports, 14.8 per cent fewer than in the previous year.
At 9,896 tonnes, the volume of airmail freight was down by 18 per cent.