A project to expand the terminal area of Russia’s largest air transport gateway is now underway, and will see it double in size to 500,000sqm when it is completed in December 2016. In the coming years an additional stage of construction will further extend the airport to 900,000sqm to satisfy the demand created by its continually escalating passenger numbers, which are expected to reach 60 million a year by 2023.
With growth of 12% year-on-year for the month of October, passenger numbers continue to flourish at Macau International in the Chinese Special Administrative Region of Macau, and now the airport is embarking on the expansion of its terminal facilities and improvement of its airfield, to cater for future growth and meet the needs of its diverse passenger base.
Amsterdam Airport Schiphol launched the transformation of Departure Lounge 2 in September, with the project to be completed in summer 2015. It is the latest development in the airport’s overall master plan, which is seeing a complete renovation programme to strengthen capacity and improve levels of comfort and efficiency for passengers. Otto Ambagtsheer, Managing Director Business Area Consumer Products & Services, outlined the latest phase.
Despite the fact that there are many details about Beijing Daxing International Airport that are yet to be announced, one thing is entirely clear – winning the competition for the design of the new airport’s Terminal 1 is a huge bonus for ADPI. Guillaume Sauvé, CEO of Aéroports de Paris Ingénierie, speaks to Airport Business.
Oslo Airport is now just over halfway through the €1.7 billion airport expansion that will transform facilities for its rapidly growing number of passengers. The Terminal 2 development will increase the airport by 117,000sqm, and once completed in 2017, the “new Oslo Airport” will have the capacity to handle 28 million passengers, new departures and arrivals areas, a state-of-the-art baggage facility, and 11 more aircraft gates. Avinor’s CEO Dag Falk-Petersen explained to Amy Hanna the wealth of opportunities that the ongoing developments will provide for airport and passenger.