Goodbye TXL :(

The last airport in the world where taxi and airplane are separated by about 100 feet. 

“Airport architecture is always metaphorical architecture, Tegel looks like a spaceship — like the building itself might take off at any moment. The euphoria of the space age is inscribed in the architecture. You can argue that the new [airport] reflects our time in that it looks more or less like a shopping mall, with some airplanes added in back.“

Berlin is Getting a New Airport New York Times