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.
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.