Seletar Airport’s new passenger terminal has acquired its short-term occupation allow and preparations are on monitor for the terminal to start operations by the tip of this 12 months.
The brand new terminal constructing has a flooring space of 10,000 sqm – greater than six occasions bigger than the present terminal.
Constructed and fitted out at a value of about S$80 million, it’s designed to deal with 700,000 passenger actions a 12 months, in anticipation of the expansion in passenger site visitors within the coming years.
Managed by Changi Airport Group, the brand new passenger terminal options an enlarged departure and arrival space, which is designed to deal with scheduled business flights.
The departure space could have 4 check-in counters, six immigration lanes, two safety screening stations and a spacious gate holdroom, which may comfortably accommodate about 200 passengers.
The check-in, immigration and safety screening counters are positioned in an intuitive straight route by the departure corridor, enabling a fast and stress-free boarding course of for passengers.
The terminal’s interiors are designed to create a relaxed and comfy feeling for passengers.
The brand new terminal may also have a bit for passengers travelling on chartered enterprise flights and personal jets, with its personal ready lounge space.
On the airside, passengers will have the ability to board their flights conveniently with three plane parking stands subsequent to the terminal.
This permits passengers fast and environment friendly entry to the plane, enabling larger operational effectivity and quicker plane turnaround time.
When the brand new terminal turns into operational across the finish of 2018, Firefly, at present working 20 day by day turboprop flights – to and from Subang, Ipoh and Kuantan – at Changi Airport, will shift its operations to Seletar.
This transfer ensures the optimisation of assets inside Singapore’s complete aviation system, as plane actions at Changi proceed to extend.
Khoh Su Lim, deputy common supervisor of Seletar Airport, mentioned, “The brand new passenger terminal permits Seletar Airport to deal with the anticipated development of aviation actions in future.
“We sit up for offering passengers with a recent expertise, by way of consolation and comfort, when the brand new terminal begins operations across the finish of the 12 months.”
Seletar Airport is Singapore’s secondary civilian airport.
Working 24×7, it caters to enterprise and common aviation customers similar to worldwide plane charters, personal flights, and upkeep, restore and overhauls.
Masking 160 hectares, Seletar Airport will open a brand new passenger terminal at end-2018.
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