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. (The current second Berlin Airport is Schoenefeld).

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. Low-cost Ryanair offers flights to numerous destinations (flights need to be booked directly online).

As to the opening of Berlin Brandenburg Airport - now postponed to the 'second half of 2017'  - 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.

NOTE:  Tegel Airport has limited parking facilties - it is advisable to take the TXL bus, running to/from city center more fequently. (S&U Main train station at Invalidenpark) to /from the Airport now runs every 5 minutes.

Present & future Airport developments:  As  the new Brandenburg Airport will not open before 2018/19 - and to ease overcrowding, both Berlin Tegel & Schoenefeld Airports are being upgraded - the majority of upgrades are to be done at Tegel, which address  Infrastructure, Service & Personnel. While Terminal D has completed its renovation, evaluation are made for the need of additional construction work improving handling process at Terminal C.

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