Berlin Schonefeld Airport (SXF) is situated in what was previously East Berlin and is 18km (11 miles) southeast of the city centre.
Berlin Schonefeld Airport is a popular gateway into Berlin and the eastern side of Germany. Although currently the smaller Berlin’s two airports, it is undergoing a major upgrade. From mid-2012 it will be known as Berlin Brandenburg Airport and will accept all air traffic to and from Berlin.
Schonefeld Airport is used by a lot of low-cost carriers offering passengers a cheap and easy option for a weekend break in Berlin. It is a hub for Germanwings and easyJet. Many other airlines offer flights to Berlin Schonefeld Airport and it is connected to a range of cities across Europe and North Africa.
Although the airport is in the midst of an upgrade, German efficiency ensures that it is still a great airport to use when flying into Berlin.