Berlin Tegel (Otto Lilienthal) Airport (TXL)
The city's number one airport, Berlin Tegel International Airport (TXL) is located in the Tegel area, next to Tegeler Lake and within the Reinickendorf district. Conveniently situated just a mere 9 km / 6 miles to the north-west of Berlin, Tegel Airport appeals to both business visitors and tourists, due to its central location.
With around 500 flights every single day and passenger figures exceeding 12 million annually, Berlin Tegel Airport features a large number of popular non-stop flights, including Delta flights travelling as far as New York. In 2011, the Tegel facility will be replaced in its entirety by the up-and-coming Berlin Brandenburg International Airport (BBI), which is currently in use and better known as Schönefeld.
Close to the city centre and its many sights, Berlin Tegel Airport (TXL) offers a range of ground transport. 'Jet Express' buses are particularly popular and fast, linking central Berlin, along with the main underground and S-Bahn train stations. Taxis are also on hand and queue up outside of the terminal. Those travelling by car will find that Tegel Airport is well connected to a number of main roads, including the A105, which links destinations such as Wedding, Tiergarten, Pichelsberg and Charlottenburg.
About Berlin Tourism
Berlin has grown into a modern city and today proudly takes its place on the world's stage. Whilst many important and historic buildings remain from the past, such as the late 19th-century Reichstag and the waterfront Schloss Charlottenburg Palace, close to Tegel Airport, Berlin's skyline is filled with modern buildings and landmarks. The Fernsehturm Tower is hard to miss and is the tallest structure in the city, boasting an observation deck and revolving restaurant at the very top, where the views across Berlin are quite simply breathtaking.
Tegel Airport (TXL) offers easy access to many of these attractions and more, such as the westerly Olympic Stadium. Tourists arriving in Berlin often choose to get their bearings of the city and take a stroll around the fashionable Potsdamer Platz, which is one of the most notable public squares in the country. Alternatively, consider taking a relaxing cruise along the River Spree, where you can sit back and enjoy the sights. Berlin is also known for its extensive selection of museums and these are particularly plentiful around Museum Island (Museumsinsel) and the Cultural Forum (Kulturforum). Accommodation in Berlin, including hotels and lodgings, is available in and around the airport.
Berlin Tegel (Otto Lilienthal) Airport (TXL):|
|Address: Flughafen Tegel, Berlin, 13405, Germany, DE|
|Airport Code: TXL
Tel: +49 180 500 0186
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