Berlin Tegel (TXL) Airport
Berlin Tegel TXL Airport Overview
Berlin Tegel Airport TXL is situated in Tegel, in the northern section of the borough of Reinickendorf and within Berlin City limits. It is presently Germany's main international Airport, serving close to 14 million passengers a year.
With an estimated 17 million yearly passengers, Tegel Airport is a hub for Air Berlin and a focus city for Lufthansa, each of which handles about 30 percent of scheduled flights. AirBerlin has recently added direct flights to Dubai, Miami & Mombasa. Ryanair, a low-cost airline, serving the airport for the last seven years, offers countless flights to numerous destinations each week (flights need to be booked directly online). Connecting flights are available to major airport hubs throughout Europe.
NOTE: Germania airline has switched over to Schonefeld Airport (tel: +49 30 60911150
As to the opening of Berlin Brandenburg Airport - either partially by Spring 2014 or fully (earliest) second half 2014 - it is not clear yet what role Tegel may play after Brandenburg's official opening.
The passenger terminal complex at Berlin Tegel Airport consists of four passenger terminals - TA/B, TC & TG. A new Visitor Center is now directly in front of the passenger terminal.
A rental car facility (for Avis, Budget, Europcar, Hertz/ADAC, National/Alamo & Sixt) is in front of carpark P2.
Present & future Airport developments: Both Tegel & Schoenefeld Airports are being upgraded, however, the majority of upgrades are to be done at Tegel. Three areas of concern have been addressed: Infrastructure, Service & Personnel - new measures are being taken accordingly. Terminal D has meanwhile been refurbished.
Furthermore, evaluation will be made for the need of additional construction work improving handling process at Terminal C.
Berlin Tegel TXL Airport Update History
- TXL Airports - Oct 27, 2013
- TXL Airport Intro - Oct 20, 2013
- TXL Buses & Trains - Oct 20, 2013
- TXL Main Terminals - Jul 19, 2013
- TXL Parking On site - Jul 19, 2013
- TXL Airlines Served - Jun 24, 2013
- TXL Official Website Links - Jun 24, 2013