Aviation Day on 8 June - Behind the scenes at the airport

For the first time, Aviation Day will be celebrated all across Germany (8 and 9 June, 2013). Many airports, airlines and other aviation service companies will be taking part in Aviation Day. In Berlin, a fete for aviation enthusiasts and families will be held at Schönefeld Airport on 8 June. Additionally, there will be bus tours of Schönefeld Airport and Berlin Brandenburg Airport, and the visitors’ terraces at Schönefeld and Tegel will be open free of charge for the whole weekend.

SXF Airport Tour

Take a look behind the scenes at Schönefeld Airport, enjoy a fascinating insight into what happens on the operations areas of an airport and pay a visit to the Lufthansa Maintenance Base. The tour lasts an hour; on Aviation Day tickets cost only €5 (children under 14 are free). Advance booking by telephone is required before 5 June as all participants need to be registered for admission to the security area. The meeting place for all tours is Terminal C at Schönefeld Airport.

BER Airport Tour

Visitors are given a unique look around the grounds of the new Berlin Brandenburg Airport in a guided bus tour. The tour goes around the apron, past the terminal, the operations buildings, the new south runway and the German Air Traffic Control tower. The tour lasts an hour; on Aviation Day tickets cost only €5 (children under 14 are free). Visitors interested in taking part can book in advance online or by phone. Tickets will also be available on Aviation Day. The tours start hourly on the hour. The meeting place for the tours is a pavilion at the event site.

Book a SXF or BER airport tour:

Monday to Friday: 10am-3pm

Tel.: +49 30 6091-77770

Fax: +49 30 6091-77778

The Aviation Day festival

Families and aviation enthusiasts are invited to come and celebrate Aviation Day at Schönefeld Airport. The event takes place on 8 June 2013, from 9am until 4pm on the car park in front of Terminal D. The airport fire brigade, the federal police and GlobeGround Berlin will all be there. There will be great entertainment programme for children; food and drinks will be available to purchase at the Marché stalls. There will be bingo prizes, ranging from small treats to the main prizes: flight tickets for the airberlin European network. Don’t miss the opportunity to get a great view of the apron from the Schönefeld visitors’ terrace, which is open free of charge on Aviation Day. The best way to get to Aviation Day is by public transport to Schönefeld Station. All attractions, except for food and drinks and the airport tours, are free of charge. Further information about Aviation Day is also available from
Spokesman Lars Wagner

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

+49 30 6091-70100 +49 30 6091-70070