Free entry for ILA visitors / Over 1,500 tourists visit construction site on first day

31.05.08 12:00
BBI Infotower turns into a crowd puller / On 15 June, the BBI Infotower opens to the public
The BBI Infotower pulled in the crowds at this year's International Aerospace Exhibition ILA, with over 1,500 visitors taking the opportunity on the very first day to look at Europe's biggest airport construction site from a height of 32 metres.

Berlin Airports is expecting even bigger crowds at the weekend. The visitor pavilion at the foot of the BBI Infotower was thus completed in time for the ILA2008. All those interested will find the latest exhibition and useful information on the future Capital Airport BBI. Berlin Airports aims to reduce waiting times by entertaining visitors with a varied stage programme, including a competition.

The BBI Infotower is integrated into the ILA site and also offers ILA visitors a panorama view on Saturdays and Sundays between 10.30 a.m. and 6 p.m. Entry is free. Last admission is at 5.30 p.m.

The date has now been set for the opening of the BBI Infotower to the general public: as of 15 June, all those interested can view the construction site and Schoenefeld Airport from the Infotower for just two euros.

Accredited journalists also have the opportunity to view the BBI site, the size of which is equivalent to 2,000 football pitches, from a dizzying height at the weekend between 10 and 10.30 a.m. Journalists' questions will be answered on site by Berlin Airports' press officers, Ralf Kunkel and Eberhard Elie.

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