The start of construction on Birmingham Airport’s £30 million (€35m) departure lounge extension was officially marked by UK Aviation Minister Paul Maynard MP on 23 January 2020. The minister helped break ground where the airport’s biggest terminal investment in 10 years gets underway.
The new Terminal C at Sheremetyevo International Airport opened on 17 January 2020. Aeroflot passengers on flight SU 2203 from Helsinki to Moscow were the first to use the high-tech new terminal. Terminal C was built as part of the Long-term Airport Development Program and forms part of the Northern Terminal Complex (Terminals B, C).
Leeds Bradford Airport is submitting fresh plans to build a state-of-the-art terminal, aiming to significantly improve passenger experience and deliver one of the UK’s most environmentally-efficient airport buildings. The new plans will be submitted in spring 2020. The proposal is for construction of a three-floor, 34,000sqm terminal.
Manchester Airport has launched an airfield re-designation scheme as part of its £1 billion (€1.2bn) transformation programme. The airport is currently building a dual taxiway system to improve access from its runways to the terminal. To prepare for introduction of the new parallel taxiways in 2020, changes have been made to a number of the airfield designators.
Isavia has appointed Mace as Programme Manager for the Keflavik International Airport Major Development Plan. Based on the Keflavik Airport Masterplan, this will provide a new 85,000sqm East Pier, a new North Terminal and other associated works, all of which will increase the airport’s capacity to over 14.5 million passengers.