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Changi Airport Terminal Upgrading
Singapore Changi Airport¡¯s Terminal 2 was opened for operations in
1990. The Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (CAAS) embarked on
a $240 million upgrading of Terminal 2 in April 2003 to enhance
Changi¡¯s position as an aviation hub in the region. The upgrading
will improve the terminal¡¯s design, make it more user friendly for
airport users and businesses, and add capacity to the transit area.
Works to upgrade Changi Airport¡¯s Terminal 2 (T2) are now completed.
upgraded T2 adopts a modern look with the clever use of lush
greenery and glass to introduce more natural light into the
16-year-old terminal building. Key enhancements in the upgrading
glass façade to allow more natural light into the Terminal. This
adds a bright and cheerful look to Terminal 2.
glass canopy, 250-metre long, at the Departure kerbside to shield
airport users from rain when they alight from their vehicles.
Increase in number of gate entrances at the Departure Hall from 4 to
skylight above Departure Immigration.
Interior ¨C Public Areas
finishes to the floor and ceiling of the check-in hall to compliment
the lush landscaping, giving the hall a bright and cheerful look.
Repositioning of the escalators leading to the level 3 food and
beverage (F&B) facilities in the public area. This allows the F&B
facilities to be more prominent and accessible.
commercial space in the public areas for retail and F&B activities
to maximise the commercial potential of the airport.
Interior ¨C Transit Areas
Expansion of the Departure/ Transit Mall area by 2,800 square metres
for retail, F&B, landscape, seating and event areas. This increases
Changi¡¯s capacity for handling transit and transfer passengers and
at the same time cater to the varying needs of the passengers while
they wait for their flights.
of the existing retail and F&B outlets to allow for better passenger
flow and to enable them to better find their way within the transit
interesting retail and F&B mix to give passengers more shopping
Additional lifts for the elderly and physically challenged to get to
the Arrival Immigration Hall.
Modification of some aircraft parking gates to accommodate the new
generation of large aircraft, the Airbus A380.
We have created
additional space for 15 retail and 10 F&B outlets in Terminal 2,
bringing the total number of outlets to 82 and 39 respectively as
well as reorganised the layout to maximise the commercial potential
of Changi Airport.
In the public area,
we have introduced a new retail zone near the Changi Airport MRT
station entrance in T2, featuring brands such as The Natural Source,
Fossil Watch, Burger King, Starbucks, QB House and Swensen¡¯s.
Hungry passengers can now choose from a mouthwatering selection of
new F&B offerings at the revamped Viewing Mall area on Level 3, with
brands such as Sakae Sushi, Crystal Jade, The Soup Restaurant and a
new food court called Food Park.
the restricted area after immigration, the T2 upgrading has allowed
us to upgrade our Liquor &Tabacco and Perfume & Cosmetics shops, and
to also introduce new luxury fashionwear boutiques such as Ferragamo,
Burberry, Gucci, Prada, Hermes and Bvlgari, just to name a few. We
have also added a new suite of F&B outlets called Tastes of Changi
at Level 3 of the transit area, which includes brands such as Chen
Fuji Fried Rice, Genki Sushi, Burger King, Subway and Kaveri, an
Indian Vegetarian restaurant.
Several new facilities and services for passengers have also been
introduced. These include:
www.caas.gov.sg Media Release
13 Sep 2006