Berlin-Brandenburg International Airport Airside Services for the New Airport


  • Buildings & Architecture
  • Airports
  • Transportation


München (Hauptsitz/Headquarters)

Construction Sum

approx. € 445 million


FBS Flughafen Berlin Schönefeld GmbH


From 2005 to 2012

Project Activities

Within the services tendered by FBS Berlin Schönefeld Airport Authority, the Joint Venture by DORSCH CONSULT (leader), Voigt Ingenieure and ACP Airport

Consulting Partners have been awarded the con-tract for design consultancy services for the airside areas including technical facilities and systems, i.e.:

  • Runways, taxiway system and aprons
  • Aircraft hydrant fuelling system
  • Navaids and airfield lighting
  • Airfield flood lighting
  • Power supply
  • 400 HzDrainage
  • Docking systems
  • Airside road system
  • Airside security
  • Fencing


Dorsch International Consultants GmbH

München (Hauptsitz/Headquarters)
Landsberger Str. 368
80687 München

Phone: +49 89 57970
Fax: +49 89 5797-800

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BBF Berlin Airports Authority Authority currently owns and manages the three existing airports of the German capital:

  • Tegel (TXL)
  • Tempelhof (THF) und
  • Schönefeld (SXF)

Based on the mutual agreement of the share-holders (Republic of Germany, City of Berlin, State of Brandenburg) in 1996, as well as on the official approval of the project approval procedure in 2004, planning of closing of Tempelhof and Tegel Airports and extension of Schönefeld Airport to the new Berlin-Brandenburg International Airport have been initiated. In 2004 the three Berlin airports served some 15 million passengers (TXL: 11.0 / SXF: 3.4 / THF: 0.4). In 2011 when BBI is expected to start operation, some 20 million, in 2030, some 30 million passengers are forecasted.

The BBI schedule is as follows:

  • Design: 2005/06
  • Start of construction: 2006/07
  • Commissioning: 2011

The services comprise:

  • Basic design
  • Detailed design
  • Coordination of approval of authorities
  • Final design
  • Preparation of tender docs
  • Assistance in award of contract
  • Construction supervision
  • Safety engineering
  • Project management services
  • Quality assurance
  • Survey
  • Simulation of air traffic
  • Geological investment