Water fontain of the BER airport fire brigade
Water fontain of the BER airport fire brigade

Opening of
Terminal 1 of BER

Published: 29 October 2020, 06:00 PM
Updated: 01 November 2020, 11:55 AM

Opening of BER Terminal 1

of Berlin Brandenburg Airport

On 31 October 2020, Terminal 1 of BER was commissioned. At the opening, one easyJet and one Lufthansa aircraft landed. Regular air traffic began in the evening and Terminal 1 opened at 8 pm.

Cross-sectional images with buzzer


These cross-sectional images of the opening of Berlin Brandenburg Airport are available for editorial and private use.

Cross-sectional images with buzzer (zip, ca. 654 MB)

Speeches (zip, ca. 834 MB)

Press photos for download

Berlin Brandenburg Willy Brandt Airport has been opened. From left to right: Carsten Spohr (CEO, Deutsche Lufthansa AG), Andreas Scheuer MdB (Federal Minister of Transport and Digital Infrastructure), Engelbert Lütke Daldrup (CEO Flughafen Berlin Brandenburg GmbH), Dr. Dietmar Woidke (Minister-President of the State of Brandenburg), Johan Lundgren (CEO easyJet plc), Michael Müller (Governing Mayor of Berlin). (Source: Janine Schmitz/Photothek)

Press Release

Welcome to BER

Berlin Brandenburg Airport Willy Brandt starts operations

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Watch the press conference for the opening of BER Terminal 1 and the livestream in full length.

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More Information

around the commissioning of the BER

Trial Operations

9,900 extras have tested out BER

Station opening

Opening of the train station "Flughafen BER - Terminal 1-2"

SXF becomes BER

SXF is BER Terminal 5 since October 25

Willy-Brandt Wall

Unveiling of the Willy Brandt wall in Terminal 1

The room of aviation

Opening of the pop-up exhibition in Terminal 1.