Economy Flughafen Berlin Brandenburg Willy Brandt – the name is long. But the anticipation of Germany’s new international airport is longer. Now the opening has been postponed. Again.
airport manager Karsten Mühlenfeld acknowledges that the project does not become clear in years either.
When construction began, with a price tag of 2.8 billion euro, in 2006, was said to PRAY – that flygplatsförkortningen obey – would open in 2011. The date was pushed up to the summer of 2012. The airports Tegel and Schönefeld began to prepare for closure.
Technical problems and design flaws led to the next opening date, in the spring of 2013.
Constantly new managers, said since 2014, perhaps in 2016, definitely in 2016, in autumn was 2017 and now confirm, therefore, the latest ceo that there will not be this year either.
- Risks associated with to open the ASK in a year is too high, ” he says, according to German media.
The latest problem involving 1 200 doors at the airport. The project seems to be stuck in a vicious spiral of quality problems, changes that will require new permits, which leads to new problems and changes, and so on.
the Budget is now approaching 7 billion euro (66 billion). But maybe can the airport open next year. Or not.