Around the opening of the BER

Published: 25 October 2020, 05:35 AM
Updated: 10 November 2020, 08:45 AM

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The opening phase of BER lasted from 25th October to 8th November 2020

Here you will find news and insights about the commissioning of the BER - clearly arranged. 

10.11. – Relocation to BER is completed

After about one week of parallel operation, the last airlines moved from Tegel Airport to BER in the third relocation wave.

04.11. – BER southern runway goes into

On November 4, the four-kilometer-long southern runway was officially opened with the landing of Qatar Airways flight QR81 from Doha.

01.11. – First flight at BER

On November 1, the first departures took off from BER. easyJet was the first airline to depart at Terminal 1 with a direct flight to London.

31.10. – Livestream

Here you can rewatch the events surrounding the opening of Terminal 1 at Berlin Brandenburg Airport Willy Brandt via the livestream video on demand.

31.10. - Opening of Terminal 1

On October 31, 2020, the new Terminal 1 of Berlin Brandenburg Airport Willy Brandt was put into operation.

30.10. - Unveiling Willy Brandt Wall

On October 30, the Willy Brandt Wall was officially unveiled in honor of BER's namesake.

30.10. - Opening of the exhibition

The room of aviation

On October 30, the pop-up exhibition has been opened in Terminal 1 of BER.

Station in U2 of Terminal 1

25.10. - SXF became BER T5

In the night from 24th to 25th October not only summer time was changed to winter time. Also SXF is now BER T5. Insights from the first day and the opening.

FEX at the train station in U2 of Terminal 1

25.10. - Opening train station

On 25th october the train station was put into operation directly under Terminal 1 of BER.


BER is open

On 31 October 2020, the motto was #helloBER: Berlin Brandenburg Airport started its operations. We take a look back at the commissioning.