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Berlin Brandenburg International Airport (Flughafen Berlin-Brandenburg International) is the tentative new name of Schönefeld International Airport (Flughafen Berlin-Schönefeld) in Brandenburg, Germany, near Berlin, slated for completion in 2011. Landsat image of SXF Schönefeld International Airport (Flughafen Berlin-Schönefeld) (IATA: SXF, ICAO: EDDB)is an international airport located on the south-eastern outskirts of Berlin, Germany, near Brandenburg, Germany. ... Map of Germany showing Brandenburg Brandenburg an der Havel is a town in the state of Brandenburg, Germany. ...   Berlin? (pronounced: , German ) is the capital of Germany and its largest city, with 3,426,000 inhabitants (as of January 2005); down from 4. ... 2011 is a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


BBI will bundle together the three current airports of Berlin, as Schönefeld will be much larger than it is in its current state, while the other two airports, Tempelhof International Airport and Tegel International Airport. Tegel is scheduled to close in 2007. Tempelhof was scheduled to be closed in 2004, but after protest, the decision to close Tempelhof has been postponed until a later date, probably after 2010. Tempelhof Central Airport, a. ... Tegel International Airport is an airport in Berlin, Germany. ...


Berlin has three airports as a consequence of the division by the victors of World War II. Each one served different parts of the city. Following German reunification in the 1990s, a single airport would be more effective and would reduce noise from the two innercity airports. The Berlin City Council has indicated that they cannot afford to keep three separate airports open for very much longer. Also, the cumulative capacity of Berlin's three airports was in late 2003 15.5 million. Current prognoses indicate that the city would need to surpass this before 2010. A single new airport would increase this to at least 20 million initially and around up to 30 million before 2030. This would enable Berlin to come near the masses of flights of other European capitals like London has with Heathrow International Airport, or Paris with Charles De Gaulle International Airport (which is actually in the suburb of Roissy). World War II was a truly global conflict with many facets: Immense human sacrifice, fierce indoctrinations, and the use of new, extremely devastating weapons - the atom bomb being the ultimate. ... German reunification (Deutsche Wiedervereinigung) took place on October 3, 1990, when the areas of the former German Democratic Republic (GDR - in English often called East Germany) were incorporated into The Federal Republic of Germany (West Germany) (FRG). ... // Events and trends The 1990s are generally classified as having moved slightly away from the more conservative 1980s, but keeping the same mind-set. ... 2003 is a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 2010 is a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Centuries: 20th century - 21st century - 22nd century Decades: 1980s 1990s 2000s 2010s 2020s - 2030s - 2040s 2050s 2060s 2070s 2080s Years: 2025 2026 2027 2028 2029 - 2030 - 2031 2032 2033 2034 2035 Predirected events According to U.S. copyright law as of 2004, the song Happy Birthday to You will re... St. ... London Heathrow Airport (IATA airport code: LHR, ICAO airport code: EGLL, and often simply Heathrow) is the United Kingdoms busiest and best-connected airport. ... The Eiffel Tower has become a symbol of Paris throughout the world. ... Charles de Gaulle International Airport (French: Aéroport de Roissy-Charles de Gaulle), also known as Roissy Airport (or just Roissy in French), serving Paris, is one of Europes principal aviation centers, as well as Frances main international airport. ... Roissy-en-France, or simply Roissy, is a commune of the Val-dOise département, near Paris, France. ...


However, Frankfurt is still the undisputed financial capital of Germany, and has Frankfurt International Airport – Germany's busiest airport at about 40-50 million passangers annually. Munich is at second place in Germany with Franz Josef Strauß International Airport roughly 20 million passengers. Despite the fact that Berlin does not have the economic prosperity Frankfurt and Munich have, it hopes to establish itself in third place.   Frankfurt am Main? [ˈfraÅ‹kfÊŠrt] is the largest city in the German state of Hesse and the fifth-largest city in Germany. ... The Frankfurt International Airport (German: Rhein-Main-Flughafen or Flughafen Frankfurt am Main) is located in Frankfurt am Main, Germany. ... Munich: Frauenkirche and Town Hall steeple Munich (German: München (pronounced listen) is the state capital of the German state of Bavaria. ... Munich International Airport Munich International Airport, named Franz Josef Strauß International Airport (Strauß is often spelled Strauss in English) (German Franz-Josef-Strauß-Flughafen) is the airport located 28 km northeast of Munich, Germany, and is a hub for Lufthansa and Star Alliance partner airlines. ...


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Berlin-Brandenburg International Airport - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (368 words)
A single new airport would increase the capacity to at least 20 million initially, which would be expanded to 30 million before 2030.
Nonetheless, Frankfurt is the undisputed financial capital of Germany, and is served by Germany's busiest airport.
Munich International Airport is the country's second busiest airport, serving roughly 20 million passengers each year.
Berlin Brandenburg International Airport - definition of Berlin Brandenburg International Airport in Encyclopedia (329 words)
Berlin Brandenburg International Airport (Flughafen Berlin-Brandenburg International) is the tentative new name of Schönefeld International Airport (Flughafen Berlin-Schönefeld) in Berlin, near Brandenburg, Germany, slated for completion in 2007.
BBI will bundle together the three current airports of Berlin, as Schönefeld will be much larger than it is in its current state, while the other two airports, Tempelhof International Airport and Tegel International Airport, will close in 2004 and 2007, respectively.
This would enable Berlin to come near the masses of flights of other European capitals like London has with Heathrow International Airport, or Paris with Charles De Gaulle International Airport (which is actually in the suburb of Roissy).
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