17 Jul '12, 10pm

Land for Changi Airport to double in size to meet the growing demand for air travel

Singapore has earmarked 1,000ha of land for the expansion of Changi Airport - a move which will almost double the airport's size in the coming decades. -- ST PHOTO: SEAH KWANG PENG By Karamjit Kaur Singapore has earmarked 1,000ha of land for the expansion of Changi Airport - a move which will almost double the airport's size in the coming decades. The planned expansion comes as rival airports in China, India and the Middle East formulate bold expansion plans to meet the growing demand for air travel. Changi now occupies 1,350ha of land. The extra space for the future, about the size of Toa Payoh, is located where the biennial Singapore Airshow is held. The plot is now separated from the existing airport by Changi Coast Road and already has a runway currently used for military purposes. Please enable JavaScript to view the comments powered by Disqus. blog comments powered b...

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