Champions League Final:
Busy weekend at both airports
Berlin’s airports are set for one of the busiest weekends of the year. Both Schönefeld and Tegel will be experiencing increased air traffic as a result of the Champions League Final to be held in Berlin on 6 June.
Some 25,000 fans of both teams will be passing through Berlin Schönefeld Airport on special flights. In the period from Thursday to Sunday there will be some 370 additional arrivals and departures there. By way of comparison: a similar period without a Champions League game normally sees around 660 arrivals and departures. This means that a total of over 1,000 flight movements will be taking place at Berlin Schönefeld in the aforementioned period. Further general aviation flights (business flights) can be added to this figure.
Around 80 arrivals and departures of flights relating to the Champions League Finale will take place at Schönefeld in the night from Saturday to Sunday. An additional check-in area with 15 security screening lines has been set up at Selchow ExpoCenter to process the expected volumes and to keep the fan groups separated.
More than 100 employees of the airport company will be carrying out supplementary duties during the coming weekend, supported by further employees of various process partners and service companies at Schönefeld and Tegel airports.
The airport management company asks for the understanding of local residents around Schönefeld Airport that, due to the officially approved flights outside normal operating hours, unavoidable noise emissions may be experienced in the night from Saturday to Sunday.