SXF is now BER T5

Published: 25 October 2020, 05:30 AM
Updated: 25 October 2020, 07:40 PM

5:30 p.m. – Handover of the lettering

SXF becomes BER - inauguration lettering

SXF becomes BER - inauguration lettering

4:45 pm – Preparations for the handover of the lettering

 

Preparations are underway for the official handover of the old lettering "Flughafen Berlin Schönefeld SXF" to the municipality of Schönefeld.

Preparations are underway for the official handover of the old lettering "Flughafen Berlin Schönefeld SXF" to the municipality of Schönefeld.

10:28 am – Regional train is heading towards BER Terminal 5

The railway connection of Terminal 5 is guaranteed: The former railroad station "Flughafen Berlin-Schönefeld" will remain in operation under the name "Flughafen BER Terminal 5".
Railway connection guaranteed: The former train station at Schönefeld Airport will operate under the name "Flughafen BER Terminal 5". With commissioning of T1, the regional train will not stop at T5.

8:20 am – First Flight Wizz Air #helloBER

One of many first flights at BER: Wizz Air flies from BER Terminal 5 to Varna.
One of many first flights at BER: Wizz Air flies from BER Terminal 5 to Varna.

6:00 am - First day of BER T5

Schönefeld Airport became Terminal 5 of BER with the change of date from 24th to 25th October 2020. Although Terminal 1 of the new Berlin Brandenburg Airport will not open until 31st October 2020, the IATA code for the entire airport location changed at the start of the 2020/2021 winter flight schedule. SXF became BER T5.

First sunrise over the passenger bridges of BER T5
First sunrise over the passenger bridges of BER T5

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