Tempelhof Airport - then and now

Tempelhof Airport - then and now

Once planned as Europe's largest air hub, the former Tempelhof Airport with its monumental buildings and open tarmac has now found a new purpose.

  • Tempelhof Airport from 1890 to today© Berliner Flughäfen / Archiv
    1890 - Emperor parade on the Tempelhof field
  • Tempelhof Airport from 1890 to today© Berliner Flughäfen / Archiv
    1909 - Orville Wright flight demonstration
  • Tempelhof Airport from 1890 to today© Berliner Flughäfen / Archiv
    1923 - Tempelhof Airport
  • Tempelhof Airport from 1890 to today© Berliner Flughäfen / Archiv
    1926 - Refueling a machine
  • Tempelhof Airport from 1890 to today© Berliner Flughäfen / Archiv
    1926 - Luft Hansa commences flight operations
  • Tempelhof Airport from 1890 to today© Berliner Flughäfen / Archiv
    1926 - Luft Hansa commences flight operations
  • Tempelhof Airport from 1890 to today© Berliner Flughäfen / Archiv
    1927 - Funfair in Tempelhof
  • Tempelhof Airport from 1890 to today© Berliner Flughäfen / Archiv
    1930 - The entrance area of the airport
  • Tempelhof Airport from 1890 to today© Berliner Flughäfen / Archiv
    1932 - Maintenance hangar at Tempelhof Airport
  • Tempelhof Airport from 1890 to today© Berliner Flughäfen / Archiv
    1935 - Tempelhof apron
  • Tempelhof Airport from 1890 to today© Berliner Flughäfen / Archiv
    1948 - Approaching Tempelhof
  • Tempelhof Airport from 1890 to today© Berliner Flughäfen / Archiv
    1948 - Airlift time: US truck in front of hall 5
  • Tempelhof Airport from 1890 to today© Berliner Flughäfen / Archiv
    1949 - End of the blockade
  • Tempelhof Airport from 1890 to today© Berliner Flughäfen / Archiv
    1951 - Inauguration of the air bridge monument
  • Tempelhof Airport from 1890 to today© Berliner Flughäfen / Archiv
    1954 - 30th anniversary of the Berlin Airport Company
  • Tempelhof Airport from 1890 to today© Berliner Flughäfen / Archiv
    1955 - Air France aircraft
  • Tempelhof Airport from 1890 to today© Berliner Flughäfen / Archiv
    1962 - main entrance
  • Tempelhof Airport from 1890 to today© Berliner Flughäfen / Archiv
    1966 - 20th anniversary of Pan Am in Berlin
  • Tempelhof Airport from 1890 to today© Berliner Flughäfen / Archiv
    1968 - Apron: Aircraft handling
  • Tempelhof Airport from 1890 to today© Berliner Flughäfen / Archiv
    1969 - Night photograph of the airport
  • Tempelhof Airport from 1890 to today© Berliner Flughäfen / Archiv
    1975 - Tower Tempelhof
  • Tempelhof - von 1890 bis heute© Berliner Flughäfen / Archiv
    1989 - Luftaufnahme: Tag der offenen Tür
  • Tempelhof Airport from 1890 to today© Berliner Flughäfen / Archiv
    2006 - Aircraft handling
  • Tempelhof Airport from 1890 to today© Berliner Flughäfen / Archiv
    2006 - A SN Brussels aircraft waiting for passengers
  • Tempelhof Airport from 1890 to today© Berliner Flughäfen / Archiv
    2008 - A Dash 8 from Intersky
  • Tempelhof Airport© dpa
    Check-in hall in the building of the former Tempelhof Airport.
  • Tempelhof Airport© dpa
    The chapel in the former Tempelhof Airport
  • Tempelhof Airport© dpa
    The chapel in the former Tempelhof Airport
  • Tempelhof Airport from 1890 to today© www.enrico-verworner.de
    2010 - Opening of the Tempelhof Park
  • Tempelhof Airport from 1890 to today© www.enrico-verworner.de
    2010 - Kite flying in Tempelhof Park
  • Tempelhof Airport from 1890 to today© www.enrico-verworner.de
    2010 - The new Tempelhof Park offers a lot of space for cyclists
  • Tempelhofer Park© Antje Kraschinski/ BerlinOnline
    Entry to Tempelhof Park at Tempelhofer Damm
  • Tempelhofer Park© Antje Kraschinski/ BerlinOnline
    Picknick with a view in Tempelhofer Park (spring 2011)
  • Berlin Festival 2010© Geert Schäfer
    Berlin Festival 2010 at Tempelhof Airport
  • Tempelhof Airport from 1890 to today© dpa
    2010 - Cross-country skier in the new Tempelhof Park
  • Tempelhof Airport from 1890 to today© dpa
    Professional and amateur musicians play and sing an urban symphony on May 10, 2013, at Tempelhof Field in Berlin.
  • Commemoration for detainees of the first Nazi concentration camp© dpa
    Historian Kurt Schilde speaks to journalists and visitors at a memorial event for the inmates of the former Nazi concentration camp Columbia on the Tempelhofer Feld at Tempelhof Airport in Berlin on July 14, 2013. 80 years ago on July 14, 1933, the German-Jewish writer and pacifist Hiller was the first known prisoner to enter this first Nazi concentration camp.

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