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Wie Deutschland am Bau eines Flughafens scheiterte

Der Spiegel

You’ve all heard jokes about the BER airport that they just can’t finish. How is that even possible? This seven-month investigation offers an impressively detailed reconstruction of where it all went wrong. A tale of megalomania and dilettantism, which will have you shake your head in disbelief almost non-stop. (The article is only available in German, for now, I hope)



Published in Weekly Filet #244
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