Welcome to the Tempelhof Airport!

Information in easy language

This is the Tempelhof Airport website.

Here you can find important information in easy language.

What is Tempelhof Airport?

The airport was built 100 years ago. Even before that, huge airships and small planes landed on the Tempelhof field.

The building, which is over a kilometer long, has been there for 80 years. It was built during the Second World War.

After the war, American soldiers were at the Tempelhof airport for almost 50 years. They organized the Berlin airlift.

From the Tempelhof airport, Berliners could also fly on vacation.

The Tempelhof airport has been closed since 2008. No planes fly here anymore.

Today, the Tempelhof airport is a monument that can be visited. For this, go to the CHECK-IN visitor center. There are also guided tours through the building.

There are regular events at the Tempelhof airport. In the future, the airport is to become a place with a lot of art and culture. A lot of building work has to be done for this. This is the task of Tempelhof Projekt GmbH.

We’re looking forward to your visit!

How to arrive to the Tempelhof airport:

Our address:

Tempelhof Airport

Platz der Luftbrücke 5

12101 Berlin


There are 3 stops nearby.

You can take the U6 subway to the Tempelhof airport.

You need to get off at the “Platz der LuftbrückeW stop.


You can take the bus to the Tempelhof airport.

  • Bus 104
  • Bus 248

Get off at the “Platz der LuftbrückeW stop.

The CHECK-IN visitor center is open.

The CHECK-IN visitor center is a place to visit. It is located next to the main entrance. There is a lot of info about the airport here. You can see an exhibition. The guided toursstart at the visitor center.

What are the opening hours?

Wednesday to Monday:

10 am to 5 pm

On Tuesday the visitor center is closed.


How much does an entrance ticket cost?

Admission to the visitor center is free of charge.

Information about the guided tours

During a guided tour you can learn a lot about the Tempelhof airport.

A guided tour lasts approximately 2 hours.

The guided tours are not barrier-free.

There are different guided tours.

The tours are called: “Hidden Places” and “The Tempelhof Myth”.

In the guided tour “The Tempelhof Myth” you will learn everything about the history of the airport.

In the guided tour “Hidden Places” you will visit many hidden areas in the airport like cellars and bunkers.

There are also guided tours for groups and schools.

How much does the entrance ticket for a guided tour cost?

The ticket pricesare different.


Ticket prices:

Adults: 16.50 euro for one person

Children from 6 to 14 years: 8 euro

Pupils and students: 11 euro

A valid student ID or student card must be presented.

You can buy a ticket for guided tours at the visitor venter or on the Internet.

You can find the tickets on the Internet here.

In case of an emergency

In the event of a fire, call the emergency number: You will hear a loud siren.

There is no alarm light for deaf people.

About us

The Tempelhof Projekt GmbH has over 90 employees.

We renovate the old building and organize events. There are often concerts and exhibitions at the Tempelhof airport.

Do you have any questions? Or do you want to know more?

Feel free to call us. Or send us an e-mail.

Phone: 030 2000374000

E-mail: info@thf-berlin.de

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