New airfield is built in Berlin to aid the airlifts during the blockade.
Title reads 'West Opens New Airlift Base'.
LS. German workers put the finishing touches to Tagel airfield. MS. Women workers at work on Tagel airfield, women shovelling earth. MS. Runway being tarred. LS. Building the control tower. LS. General Lucius Clay, American Military Governor, General Sir Brian Robertson, British Military Governor and General Pierre Koenig, French Military Governor, inspecting troops on the airfield. MS. General Clay shakes hands with General Koenig. LS. Aircraft landing. MS. General Clay greeting members of crew of first airlift plane to land on the airfield. SCU. General Clay with another American officer saluting flag.
Date found in the old record - 15/11/1948. American voiceover.