Questions about Berlin Tegel "Otto Lilienthal" Airport (IATA: TXL) serving Berlin, the federal capital of Germany. It will continue to serve as Berlin's primary international airport until Berlin Brandenburg Airport is completed.
Berlin-Tegel and Berlin-Schönefeld Airport (sxf) will continue to operate until Berlin Brandenburg Airport (ber) is operational; BER was originally scheduled to open in 2011, but has had its opening repeatedly delayed, and is now projected for 2017. An older airport, Berlin-Tempelhof (THF), was closed in 2008.
Berlin-Tegel is the main hub of germanwings and air-berlin. The hexagonal main terminal building houses two concourses, labeled Terminal A and Terminal B. Terminal C and Terminals D/E are connected airside via walkways.
The airport is located in the northwestern district of Reinickendorf, roughly 15km (9.3mi) from Alexanderplatz in the city centre. There are no direct rail connections. The main access road is Autobahn 111, and the BVG operates bus services connecting the airport to S-Bahn, U-Bahn, and intercity train stations.