Saturday, January 21, 2017

Air travel: the opening of BER airport in 2017 cancelled now officially THE WORLD

updated: 15:53 PM read | write duration: 2 minutes

the duration of the construction site BER

source: dpa/AFP

mill field refers to problems with door control and fire sprinkler system

B-airport-in-chief Karsten mill field has precluded the opening of the Airport in 2017, is now officially. “According to the new findings, which I have been informed in the past week, representatives of the shareholders, is the associated risk for the opening of the BER in this year,” said mill field on Saturday in Berlin. Over the further course of action should now be in the BER of the Supervisory Board for advice.

The Declaration Mühlenfelds came after media reports said Berlin’s governing mayor Michael Müller had declared the opening of the airport in the year 2017 is impossible. Müller is also Chairman of the Supervisory Board of the BER. “This will not work in 2017 with the opening,” – quoted by the radio station RBB Müller on the sidelines of a conference of the Berlin SPD in Erfurt. The next Board meeting is scheduled to take place on 7. February instead.

the mill had already been informed last Wednesday about the current difficulties on the BER construction site, the effects of which would now be examined. This is especially problems in the control of automatic doors in the passenger terminal, as well as missing hydraulic calculations of the sprinkler system. “So neither the doors nor the sprinkler system from competent contractors may be completed on the scheduled dates,” it said on Wednesday, in the communication of the BER-management.

had the Latest, signed in December, after many delays last planned opening date of 2017, will no longer hold. The extent of the new delays is obviously still unclear. Müller expressed but, according to RBB confident that the airport of 2018 will open. “We’ll be landing in 2018,” said, therefore, the governing mayor.


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