Berlin Tegel (TXL) Airport
Berlin Tegel TXL Airport Overview
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 - now postponed to 2015 - it is not clear yet what role Tegel may play after Brandenburg's official opening.
Berlin Tegel Airport has presently Terminals C, A/G & D/E - situated around its loop access road road.
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.
NOTE: Tegel Airport will be in operation until some time after mid-2016, when the new ‘Berlin-Brandenburg Willy Brandt International Airport’ (Airport code 'BER) is now scheduled to open (and thereafter both Schoenefeld & Tegel gradually are too cease operations thereafter).
- Website for Berlin Tegel: http://www.berlin-airport.de
- Phone: +49 30 60911150