Berlin International Film Festival 2019


Berlin International Film Festival 2019

Nadia Hancock | - 02/04/2019
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Berlin International Film Festival 2019: The Berlin Film Festival – the Berlinale – is an important event in the annual entertainment industry calendar, particularly for European cinema, and attracts tens of thousands of visitors each year. The 69th Berlinale will take place from February 7-17. Here’s what operators need to know to access Berlin’s business aviation gateway, Berlin Schönefeld Airport.

Berlin Schönefeld Airport (Flughafen Berlin Schoenefeld) 
  • IATA: SXF 
  • Coordinates: 52.3733° N, 13.5064° E
  • Elevation: 157ft (48m) 
  • Magnetic variation: 3.96E 
  • Fuel types: Jet A1
Operational Information
  • Private flights require overflight and landings permits
  • Non-scheduled flights require overflight and landing permits
  • There are no parking restrictions
  • There are no significant NOTAMs

Non-EU passengers

Some non-EU passport holders are allowed to enter and remain in the European Union for up to three months without a visa. It’s important to check whether your nationality is included in this category prior to your trip. If not, you will need to organize a visa prior to arrival in the EU.

Click here for more information.

EU passengers

  • A Passport or EU country ID allows for a stay of up to 90 days without a visa

EU crew

  • A Passport or EU country ID and crew airline ID are required

Non-EU crew

  • A Passport is required
  • All crew members are required to be listed on a General Declaration and hold an airline identity card
Ground Transport
  • The S-Bahn urban railway trains run to Berlin city centre every 10 minutes 
  • The Airport Express runs twice every hour from Berlin city centre to Schönefeld
  • Airport Journey time from the main station, Berlin Hauptbahnhof, is 30 minutes
  • Bus services also run from outside Terminal A
  • All major car rental companies have bases at the airport
  • Taxis are available outside Terminal A

Hotel near the airport:

  • Holiday Inn
  • Intercity Hotel

Hotels close to the event:

  • Marriott Hotel
  • Ritz Carlton

For more information on the Berlinale, visit the official website here

For support with your flight operations to Berlin, contact UAS