Berlin Schoenefeld Airport
Berlin Schoenefeld Airport

Airport Berlin Schoenefeld Airport (Berlin Schonefeld Airport). Official site.


International Airport Berlin Schönefeld is one of the largest air harbors in Germany, serving in 2017 more than 12 million 865 thousand passengers.


History of Berlin Schönefeld International Airport


Initially, on the site of the Berlin Schönefeld International Airport, there were aircraft manufacturers engaged in the production of civilian and military aircraft, however, with the advent of World War II, almost all infrastructure was destroyed.

In 1946, the Soviet Union advocated the start of the construction of a civil airport, which could effectively serve both domestic and international flights. Thanks to a qualified approach, the first scheduled flights to Berlin Schönefeld Airport started already in 1947 year.



In the period from 40 to 60, Berlin Schönefeld Airport was actively expanding, and could serve millions of passengers a year, although in reality, the efficiency of the air harbor was only about 35%.

In the 60-ies, the route network of the Berlin Schönefeld International Airport has grown significantly, however, due to the intensification of the cold war between the USSR and Western countries, airlines from capitalist countries in this air harbor were either not served, or serviced at much higher tariffs, in with which carriers preferred to fly to other airports.

 In 1969, the passenger traffic at Berlin Schönefeld International Airport rose to 1 million per year, and after another 20 years, this figure rose to 3 million per year, although the air harbor still could not work efficiently.

After the merger of Germany and the GDR, the route network of Berlin Schoenefeld International Airport has grown many times, due to which, already at the beginning of 2000-ies, the volume of passengers served reached 3.3 million passengers, 2010 million passengers by 7,29, and 2017 million in 12,86, XNUMX million passengers.

Nevertheless, due to the fact that the expansion of the international air harbor is not possible, the German authorities decided to close the airport with the commissioning of the Berlin Brandenburg International Airport, which is expected by the year of 2020.


Runways of the International Airport Berlin Schönefeld



Berlin Schönefeld International Airport has two runways at its disposal:

  • Asphalt runway, the length of 3500 meters and the width of 45 meters;
  • Concrete runway, the length of 4100 meters and a width of 70 meters.


This fact allows the air harbor to accept aircraft of all classes and types, and thanks to the presence of helipads, the airport can also serve rotorcraft.


Infrastructure of Berlin Schönefeld International Airport



The international airport Berlin Schönefeld has a well-developed infrastructure, which is primarily due to the growing annual performance of this air harbor, in particular, the airport is located:

  • Banks, ATMs, payment terminals, currency exchange office;
  • Cafes, restaurants and other public institutions pitpania;
  • retail stores;
  • Shops souvenir products;
  • Duty free shops;
  • Shopping centers;
  • Room mother and child;
  • Pharmacy;
  • Car rental service;
  • Place of packing and storage of luggage;
  • Parking vehicles;
  • Parking by taxi and public transport;
  • Ticket offices and representative offices of airlines.

There is no hotel on the territory of the air harbor, however, due to the close location of Berlin Schönefeld International Airport to the city, this does not create problems.


How to get to Berlin Schönefeld International Airport?


To get to the International Airport Berlin Schönefeld, you can take advantage of both taxi services and public transport, and thanks to the developed route network, it can be done from nearby cities.


Basic data Airport Berlin Schonefeld:

  • Airport Country: Germany Airport Berlin Schoenefeld Airport (Berlin Schonefeld Airport)..
  • One of the international airports in the German capital.
  • Year of the airport grounds: 1934.
  • GMT time zone (summer / winter): + 2 / + 1.
  • Latitude geographical 52.38, 13.52 geographical longitude.
  • The geographical location of the airport: near the town of Schönefeld in 18kilometrov towards the south-east from the center of Berlin.
  • The number of airport terminals: 4.


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Berlin Schönefeld (Berlin Schonefeld Airport). Official site:

Berlin Schoenefeld Airport (Berlin Schonefeld Airport). Official site


The main airport codes:

  • IATA airport code: SXF.
  • ICAO airport code: EDDB.


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