Berlin’s Tegel Airport closes

The last ever scheduled flight el, an Air France Airbus A321 to Paris CDG, flight number AF1235, left the Tegel Airport in Germany on October 8. The flight operations will now be shifted to Berlin Brandenburg Airport (BER) which was inaugurated on October 31st,

Berlin Tegel “Otto Lilienthal” Airport the primary international airport of Berlin, the federal capital of Germany. The airport has been named after Otto Lilienthal and was the fourth busiest airport in Germany, with over 24 million passengers in 2019. In 2016, Tegel handled over 60% of all airline passenger traffic in Berlin.[5] The airport served as a base for Eurowings, Ryanair as well as easyJet It featured flights to several European metropolitan and leisure destinations as well as some intercontinental routes. It was situated in Tegel, a section of the northern borough of Reinickendorf, 8 km (5.0 mi) northwest of the city centre of Berlin.

The airport will now officially be decommissioned as an airfield after a legally required transitional period on 3 May 2021. The airport’s grounds are due to be redeveloped into a new city quarter dedicated to scientific and industrial research.

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