Delayed Berlin Brandenburg Airport now set to open in October 2020

Darren Wood
By Darren Wood December 3, 2019 12:26

Delayed Berlin Brandenburg Airport now set to open in October 2020

After many years of delays, Berlin Brandenburg Airport (BER) is finally set to be operational on October 31, 2020.

The airport was originally scheduled to open nine-years-ago but has faced many delays.

Originally scheduled to open in March 2011, the airport set 10 planned starting dates and its initial budget, which stood at €2.83 billion, has now reached over €7 billion.

Construction work for BER began in 2006, with the airport slated to replace the German capital’s ageing smaller airports, Tegel and Schönefeld. However, current thinking now is that Tegel will now remain open for a little longer in case issues were to arise with BER when it is open.

Earlier this year the airport began to allocate terminal space to carriers including Easyjet, Lufthansa, Eurowings and Ryanair.

Darren Wood
By Darren Wood December 3, 2019 12:26