courtesy of Passenger Terminal World magazine.
The latest issue of the magazine is available online in full and the ‘Construction Update’ feature can be found from page 160 onwards in the digital edition – click here for the link.
Below is just a small selection of the construction work being undertaken across airports worldwide.
ASIA/AUSTRALASIA (27 projects in total)
- Beijing New Airport Terminal Building (pictured above)
Project: Construction of the world’s largest airport passenger terminal measuring 7,534,800ft2 with a capacity of 45 million passengers per year. The project also includes an 861,120ft2 ground transportation center.
Architect: Zaha Hadid and ADP Ingénierie
- Changi Airport
Project: Project Jewel, a mixed-use complex linking Terminals 1, 2 and 3. Plus construction of a new Terminal 5 in the next decade, increasing overall capacity to 135 million passengers a year.
Architect: Safdie Architects
- Chengdu Tianfu International Airport (pictured above)
Project: Design of a new airport with two terminals, capable of serving up to 90 million passengers annually.
Architect: CSWADI with ADP Ingénierie
- Hong Kong International Airport
Project: Upgrade of the airport to a three- runway system including expansion of terminals 1 and 2, an automated people mover and a new baggage handling system.
Completion: Phase 1 2020; full completion 2020
- Long Thanh International Airport (pictured above)
Project: Construction of the largest international airport in Vietnam
Completion: Phase 1, 2025
Architect: Hansen Partnership
- Mactan-Cebu International Airport
Project: Construction of an international passenger terminal building to handle eight million passengers per year, plus renovation of existing terminal building.
Completion: New terminal, 2018; terminal renovation, 2019
Construction: GMR Infrastructure and Megawide Construction Corporation of Philippines
MIDDLE EAST/ AFRICA (11 projects in total)
- Ajman International Airport
Location: United Arab Emirates Project: Construction of a new airport. Start: 2014
Architect: Mulk Holdings
- Al Maktoum International Airport (pictured above)
Location: United Arab Emirates
Project: Expansion of passenger terminal. Phase 1 will include two satellite buildings that will jointly be able to handle 120 million passengers annually and accommodate 100 A380s at any time.
Completion: Phase 1, 2018
- King Abdulaziz International Airport
Location: Saudi Arabia
Project: Construction of two new terminals across an area of 8,700,000ft2 including passenger lounges, a new concourse with 25 additional passenger bridges, air bridges and movable gates, and apron and taxiway modi cations.
Completion: Phase 1, 2018; Phase 2, 2025; Phase 3, 2035
NORTH AMERICA (34 projects in total)
- John F Kennedy International Airport (pictured above)
Location: New York, USA
Project: Rebuilding of older terminals, including Terminals 1, 2 and 7, with additional gates, plus increased capacity for the AirTrain.
- LaGuardia Airport
Location: New York, USA
Project: Full redesign of the airport including demolition of Terminal B, to be replaced with a larger structure that will join Delta Air Lines’ Terminals C and D.
- Los Angeles International Airport (pictured above)
Location: California, USA
Project: New 12-gate International Midfield Satellite North Concourse, which includes a ramp control tower, passenger tunnel, an expansion of Tom Bradley International Terminal, two utility tunnels, remote baggage-storage facility, and an electrical substation to support the concourse.
Architect: Corgan in association with Gensler, supported by gkkworks
- Orlando International Airport
Location: Florida, USA
Project: Capital Improvement Plan, which includes the enhancement of the North Terminal Complex; construction of an automated people mover complex and Intermodal Terminal Facility (ITF); and construction of a new South Terminal.
Architects: Fentress, HNTB and Schenkel Schultz
- Vancouver International Airport (pictured above)
Project: YVR 2037 Master Plan for expanded terminals, new taxiways, a geo-exchange heating and cooling system, and upgraded roads and bridges. Will increase capacity to handle 35 million passengers annually.
CENTRAL/ SOUTH AMERICA/ CARIBBEAN (14 projects in total)
- Jorge Chávez International Airport
Project: Construction of a second terminal and runway.
- Mexico City International Airport (pictured above)
Location: Mexico City, Mexico
Project: Construction of a 5,000,000ft2 hub airport for Latin America. The terminal is made from one continuous lightweight gridshell, designed to harness the power of the sun, collect rainwater, and provide shading.
Architects: Foster + Partners, Netherlands Airport Consultants (NACO) and FR-EE
EUROPE/ EURASIA (32 projects in total)
- Amsterdam Airport Schiphol
Project: Construction of a new terminal located to the south of the Schiphol Plaza capable of accommodating 14 million passengers. Also the construction of a new exible pier to accommodate wide-bodied aircraft.
Completion: Pier, 2019; terminal, 2023 Architect: KAAN Architecten, Estudio Lamela, ABT and Ineco
- Edinburgh Airport
Location: Scotland, UK
Project: Capital investment program including three-story terminal extension.
Completion: Extension in 2018; CIP in 2022 Cost: US$280m
- Frankfurt International Airport (pictured above)
Project: Construction of Terminal 3 to the south of the airport’s parallel runways. Terminal 3 will be linked to Terminals 1 and 2, as well as the airport train stations, by expanding the baggage conveyor and Sky Line people mover systems.
Cost: Phase 1, US$1.6bn; US$3.2bn total
- London Heathrow Airport
Project: Construction of a third runway and new Central Terminal Area.
Architects/engineers: Amec Foster Wheeler, Arup, Atkins, Grimshaw, Mott MacDonald, Jacobs and Quod
- Istanbul New Airport (pictured above)
Project: World’s largest airport terminal, with a gross floor area close to 11,000,000ft2 for the first terminal, delivered in four phases.
Completion: Phase 1, 2019
Architect: Grimshaw, Haptic Architects and Nordic – Office of Architecture
- Keflavík International Airport
Project: Masterplan includes the expansion of the airport, construction of an airport city, additional parking, and a new rail link.
Architect: Nordic – Office of Architecture
- Manchester Airport (pictured above)
Project: Investment program including expansion of Terminal 2, improvements to Terminal 3, airside transfer facilities, US pre- clearance facility, security hall, self-service check-in facilities, additional F&B and retail outlets, construction of stands and piers, and improved road access.
Completion: Phased until 2025