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.
Václav Havel Airport Prague has introduced its long-term concept and development strategy to 2035. The Ministry of Finance of the Czech Republic has approved an investment of over CZK 16 billion (€625m) for the first stage of the Terminal 2 expansion, with construction expected to be completed in 2028.
£59m baggage system upgrade progresses as Stansted Transformation Project celebrates two-year milestone
Stansted is investing £59 million (€70m) in a brand-new baggage delivery system, updating the huge network of conveyor belts, lifts and chutes underneath the main terminal which transports up to 30,000 bags every day.
Hamad International Airport has revealed plans for its second expansion phase, which will increase capacity to over 60 million when complete after 2022. Construction will commence early next year, with highlights including a spectacular 10,000sqm indoor tropical garden and a 268sqm water feature.