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Car Hire Berlin Schoenefeld Airport
Berlin Schoenefeld Airport is located close to the town of Schönefeld in Brandenburg, 16.5km from Berlin city centre. It is right on the southern border of the German capital. Once the principal civil airport of East Germany (GDR) and the only airport serving East Berlin, Schoenefeld Airport is now the smaller of the two airports serving Berlin, after Berlin Tegel. It is to be merged into Berlin Brandenburg Airport at its scheduled opening date, in 2016 or later.
Of Schoenefeld Airport's four terminals, A, B and D are linked via a jointly used airside concourse. A lack of space means the airport has limited facilities. The car rental centre is located directly in front of Terminal A, a short distance from the car park where the hire cars are collected and returned.
It’s been more than 20 years since the fall of the Berlin wall, and the German capital has reinvented itself as the place where absolutely everyone wants to be – a non-stop party town with history and culture to spare. There is a real sense of history as you explore the Reichstag, the Brandenburg Gate and, of course, the scar of land where the Berlin Wall once stood, now occupied by innovative art and architectural installations. Among the many attractions are the Berlin Television Tower, the cathedral, and the Chamber of Horrors. You can see many of the city’s leading sights, including the Holocaust Memorial, the Allied Museum, and the Deutscher Dom, for free.
Image: Brandenburg Gate by marabuchi.