The full name of our airport in English is: Berlin Brandenburg Airport Willy Brandt. Willy Brandt was an important German politician. He was also Chancellor of Germany. The Chancellor is the head of the German government.
The Berlin Brandenburg Airport is located in Brandenburg on the city limits in the south of Berlin. After years of construction delay, the major airport fam opens on October 31, 2020.
The BER is the major airport for the Berlin and Brandenburg metropolitan area. BER is located in the state of Brandenburg, on the southern border with Berlin.
Berlin Brandenburg Airport has three terminals. The terminals are called: T1, T2 and T5. You can depart and arrive at all three terminals.
Terminals 1 and 2 are next to each other and are easy to reach on foot. Terminal 5 was Berlin-Schönefeld Airport. Terminal 5 is now part of Berlin Brandenburg Airport. You cannot walk to Terminal 5. You must travel by bus or train.
BER is very well connected to public transport in Berlin and surrounding areas. The Airport Express (FEX) and regional trains (RE7, RB14) travel between Berlin central station and “Flughafen BER - Terminal 1-2” station several times per hour. The S9 and S45 S-Bahn trains travel every 20 minutes, serving the “Terminal 1-2” and “Terminal 5” stations. Buses are also available.