Construction work has officially begun at Western Sydney International Airport’s new terminal, which aims to deliver a seamless airport experience for both airlines and passengers.
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Construction & Design
With the demand for air travel rising, projects that are investing in infrastructure and expanding existing facilities are frequenting the airport industry. These construction and design projects involve a wide range of stakeholders, and vary both in size and cost.
The role of an airport is to facilitate a journey to a desired destination, however, many airports are endeavouring to become destinations in themselves. To achieve this demands new designs and innovative features which can provide a ‘wow factor’ for passengers, allowing airports to not only cope with growth, but excel.
Already we have seen inspiring applications of innovative design within the industry. In this section of International Airport Review’s website, we will showcase examples of creative construction and design, and keep you up to date with project progress around the world.
“Placemaking is turning a public space from a place you can’t wait to get through, to one you never want to leave.” Fred Kent, Founder of Project for Public Spaces. "Placemaking" seems to be everywhere these days and it has become an even bigger buzzword in architecture and airport development as…
The new construction and transformation work at Western Sydney International Airport has already led to more than $100 million being contracted to businesses across the region.
As part of the airline’s strategy beginning 11 December 2021, Aeroméxico is set to extend its expansion operations at Mexico City International Airport to Terminal 1.
Palanga Airport has completed its major modernisation reconstruction phase, as air gates resumed operations on 21 October 2021 with an upgraded runway, a repaired apron, and LED lighting systems.
Pittsburgh International Airport breaks ground on a new 700,000 square-foot, tech-forward terminal, becoming the first terminal in the country to be built from the ground up post-COVID-19 pandemic.
Construction works at Belgrade Airport have advanced with a new phase of modernisation to the passenger terminal, to further improve customer comfort and travel experience.
An international public tender has been announced for the search of a contractor to construct the new passenger departures terminal in Vilnius Airport.
Airport Authority Hong Kong has welcomed support from the Chief Executive to push forward Airport City development and progress at Hong Kong's international aviation hub.
Glasgow Prestwick Airport has secured a partnership deal with Astraius for the development of the Prestwick Spaceport, a milestone that will bolster Scotland’s space industry goals.
Western Sydney International Airport will introduce new technology and innovative design to speed up passenger movements, setting a new benchmark for Australian air travel.
Hong Kong International Airport reaches major milestone for its Three-runway System (3RS) project, with the completion of runway pavement works for the new Third Runway.
Palanga Airport has now begun significant reconstruction work to renovate and modernise the airport’s runway, taxiway, and platform.
EUROCONTROL inaugurates construction work on the new Network Manager’s operation’s centre based in Brussels, which aims to host advanced operational systems and IT infrastructure.
Bengaluru Airport City is to welcome the opening of a first-of-its-kind 3D sand printing technology space, developed by manufacturer Peekay Group.