Press­ Release

Published: 07 February 2022, 01:07 PM

Cautious start to 2022 at BER
But passenger numbers were higher in January than a year ago

The new year got off to a slow start at Berlin Brandenburg Airport due to the pandemic. In total, around 768,000 passengers took off and landed at BER last January, around 300,000 fewer than in December 2021. Nevertheless, more than three times as many people used BER compared to year ago. In the pre-crisis month of January 2020, 2.25 million passengers passed through the former Schönefeld and Tegel airports.

A total of 9,100 flight were registered in January, totalling 3,100 fewer than in December 2021. In January of last year, around 4,000 aircraft were recorded at BER.

2,325 tons of air freight was processed last month, totalling 775 tons less than the previous month. In January 2021 the same figure was 1,708 tons, in the pre-Corona month of January 2020 it was around 2,620 tons.

Aletta von Massenbach, CEO Flughafen Berlin Brandenburg GmbH: “Our flight operations are still massively restricted by the Coronavirus. However, compared to January 2021, it can be seen that the year began much better than in the first winter of the pandemic. More and more passengers know: air travel is more complex under the current coronavirus-related conditions, but of course it is still possible. It also helps that, together with our partners at the airport, we have found improved methods of dealing with the challenges posed by travel conditions that are subject to ongoing revision.” 

The January 2022 Traffic Report with the final figures is available online at the end of the month:

Traffic Statistics

The attached graphic details January’s flight movements on the individual flight routes from both of BER’s runways:

Flight Routes January

The monthly aircraft noise report for January 2022 is available online at the end of the month

Stationary Measurements

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