The new capital airport BER is to on 31. October 2020 will be opened. The operator announced on Friday. Previously, the Airport CEO Engelbert Lütke Daldrup had informed the Supervisory Board about the date.
for details, he wanted to explain in the late afternoon at a press conference. The new airport is located in Schönefeld in Brandenburg. There is December 31. October is a public holiday. Before the meeting had been well known that BER would open on a day in October - and thus nine years later than originally planned. Again and again, the opening date had been delayed due to serious construction defects.
several steps are to pull after the opening, the Airlines of the old airports Tegel and Schönefeld in the new building. In Tegel as a result, the operation is set. From the old Terminal in Schönefeld will, however, start for a few more years plane to relieve the over so until additional capacity is created.
On the final opening date had been speculated in the past few weeks extensively. Lütke Daldrup was held in the circle of knowledge small. The members of the Supervisory Board were informed by the table template about the date, to prevent information leakage.
The schedule remains ambitious. Still many defects in cable connections and fire protection systems have to be processed. Also at the airport, train station, inspections are necessary to ensure that the technical systems work in Conjunction with the airport building.
In the summer, and you are supposed to test the 20'000 extras, the operations at the airport. By then, Lütke Daldrup want to have all defects removed. It remains unclear, however, whether up to the opening date of Terminal 2 is ready to provide more capacity. (Dec/sda)
Created: 29.11.2019, 15:13 PM