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.
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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.
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.
Finavia will open the magnificent entrance to Helsinki Airport and the updated traffic arrangements for passengers, in around 100 days on 1 December 2021.
AS Tallinna Lennujaam airport has had a successful first half of 2021, with a positive net-profit and strong balance sheet, despite the negative impact of COVID-19 among European airports.
From 6 September 2021, Palanga Airport operations will be suspended for 45 days, due to modernisation construction work beginning under the requirements of the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA).
As of August 2021, the new and reconstructed Terminal B at Katowice Airport will welcome returning travelling passengers after the long-anticipated lift of COVID-19 travel restrictions.
The renovation of the essential infrastructure of Palanga Airport is a necessary measure planned to ensure safety and improve environmental solutions.
With the new hangar, easyJet will ensure smooth maintenance and servicing operations, including unscheduled work, for its European fleet, improving operational efficiency and saving maintenance costs in the long term.
San Francisco International Airport colleagues Erin Cooke, Sustainability and Environmental Policy Director, and Anthony Bernheim, Healthy & Resilient Buildings Program Manager - Planning, Design & Construction, explain the airport’s goals to become a ‘zero’ campus and the importance of sustainability in a region that is actively experiencing the effects of…
As part of its efforts to improve the passenger experience and achieve net zero emissions, VINCI Airports continues to make good progress on Belgrade Airport's modernisation project.
Undoubtedly, the effects of the coronavirus crisis have been felt keenly in airport cities across the globe. Arja Lukin, Project Director of Airport City Aviapolis, details the development of Finland’s Aviapolis and its future plans, and considers if the airport city concept is still relevant as the industry battles the…