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Encyclopedia > Schönefeld International Airport
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Schönefeld International Airport (Flughafen Berlin-Schönefeld) is an international airport located on the south-eastern outskirts of Berlin, Germany, near Brandenburg, Germany. Its IATA airport code is SXF, and its ICAO airport code is EDDB. It is referred to as "The Holiday Airport", as it has mostly international charter flights. Schönefeld was once the major civil airport of East Germany (and only airport of East Berlin). Download high resolution version (1024x702, 72 KB) Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... Download high resolution version (1024x702, 72 KB) Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... Berlin (pronounced: , German ) is the capital of Germany and its largest city, with 3,426,000 inhabitants (as of January 2005); down from 4. ... Surrounding but excluding the national capital Berlin, Brandenburg is one of Germanys sixteen Bundesländer (federal states). ... The IATA airport code is a three-letter alphabetic code designating many airports around the world. ... The ICAO airport code is a four-letter alphanumeric code designating each airport around the world. ... East Germany, officially the German Democratic Republic (GDR), German Deutsche Demokratische Republik (DDR), was a Communist state that existed from 1949 to 1990 in the former Soviet occupation zone of Germany. ... East Berlin consisted of the Soviet Sector of Berlin and was the capital of East Germany from 1949 to 1990. ...


It is further from the city than the other two Berlin airports, Tegel International Airport and Tempelhof International Airport, and therefore is not as much a source of noise pollution. Tegel International Airport is an airport in Berlin, Germany. ... Tempelhof Central Airport, a. ...

Schönefeld International Aiport

Schönefeld is slated to be transformed into Berlin Brandenburg International Airport. Once the new expansion of the terminal starts construction, Tempelhof airport will close (initially slated for October 30, 2004, but still open for the time being). Six months after the airport is renamed and the new section opened, Tegel airport is to close (effectively sometime in 2007). Berlin Schoenefeld Airport, taken 13 july 2003 by C. Ford File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... Berlin Schoenefeld Airport, taken 13 july 2003 by C. Ford File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... 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. ... October 30 is the 303rd day of the year (304th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 62 days remaining. ... 2004 is a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 2007 is a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


The airport is served by the Flughafen Berlin-Schönefeld railway station. This station is the terminus of line S9 of the Berlin S-Bahn, and is served by mainline railways as well. S9 is a line on the Berlin S-Bahn. ... The Berlin S-Bahn is a metro system operated by S-Bahn Berlin GmbH, a subsidiary of the Deutsche Bahn. ...


The following airlines fly to Schönefeld International Airport:

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History

Berlin-Schoenefeld airport started on 15 October 1934 with the building of the Henschel aircraft plant (MLG) in Schoenefeld. Up until the end of the Second World War over 14.000 airplanes were built there. On 22 April 1945 MLG was occupied by Soviet troops. The equipment for the aircraft construction was dismantled or blown up, and up until 1947 railways were repaired and agricultural machinery was built and repaired on the site. In 1946 Soviet air forces moved from Johannisthal to Schoenefeld, and Aeroflot started operating there. In 1947 the Soviet military administration of Germany approved the construction of a civilian airport at the site in SMAD instruction NR. 93. October 15 is the 288th day of the year (289th in Leap years). ... 1934 was a common year starting on Monday (link will take you to calendar). ... There are communes and places that have the name Schönefeld: Places in Germany Schönefeld (Berlin) Schönefeld (Moers) Schönefeld (Beelitz) Schönefeld (Jüterbog) Schönefeld (Nuthe-Urstromtal) Leipzig-Schönefeld, a part of Leipzig Airport Schönefeld International Airport This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share... Mushroom cloud from the nuclear explosion over Nagasaki rising 18 km into the air. ... April 22 is the 112th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (113th in leap years). ... 1945 was a common year starting on Monday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1947 was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1946 was a common year starting on Tuesday. ... Aeroflot — Russian Airlines (Russian:Аэрофло́т — Росси́йские авиали́нии), or Aeroflot (Аэрофло́т), is the Russian national airline and is the biggest carrier in Russia. ...


Aeroflot Tu-144 aircraft began operating from the airport in the 1970s. A Tu-144 crashed on approach to the airport on 12 December 1986 killing 69 of the 81 passengers. Between 1947 and 1990 the airport was renamed several times and became the central airport of the GDR. Because of its location outside of the city boundaries of Berlin, German aircraft (usually of the GDR airline Interflug, before German Lufthansa of the GDR) could take-off and land from Schoenefeld (unlike than in Tegel and Tempelhof) despite the fact that Berlin was surrounded by the Iron Curtain at this time. With the reunification of Germany and Berlin the airport this was no longer an advantage for Schoenefeld. The Tupolev Tu-144 (NATO reporting name: Charger) was a supersonic airliner constructed under management of the Soviet Tupolev design bureau headed by Alexei Tupolev (1925-2001). ... December 12 is the 346th day (347th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1986 is a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1947 was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1990 is a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Categories: Stub | East Germany | Defunct airlines | Airlines of Germany ... Tegel is a district of the Berlin borough of Reinickendorf at 52°35 N and 13°21 E. Although chiefly known for being the location of Berlins main airport, Berlin-Tegel, it is also a large residential district with some industry. ... The Tempelhof town hall - due to the merger with Schöneberg now without a mayor Tempelhof is a borough of the city of Berlin that was united with Schöneberg in 2001 to form Tempelhof-Schöneberg. ... In the summer of 1989, the foreign ministers of Austria and Hungary, Alois Mock and Gyula Horn, ceremoniously cut through the border defences separating their countries. ... Several articles deal with the theme of reunification: Chinese reunification German reunification Irish Reunification Korean reunification Polish reunification Cyprus reunification Vietnam reunification Yemen unification This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. ...


External links

  • Opponents of the development to airport bbi (http://www.airport-bbi.de)
  • Schönefeld International Airport Homepage (http://www.berlin-airport.de/PubEnglish/PubSchoenefeld/index.php)

 
 

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