First Look New Terminal at Changi Airport

Here's all you need to know about Changi's brand new terminal T4
First Look New Terminal at Changi Airport

The new terminal (T4) at the Changi Airport is scheduled to commence operations fromOctober 31and boy is it swanky. Passengers will enjoy a visual and theatrical experience with specially curated art and entertainment features. Not only will T4 add to the capacity of 16 million passengers per annum at the Changi Airport, nine airlines will operate from the terminal. With over 800 flights scheduled in a week, T4 will serve an estimated eight million passengers per annum. T4 is beautifully designed with petal motifs and has ceiling skylights.

Heres a quick look at some of the features Terminal 4 will offer

The gross floor area of the terminal is 225,000 sqm or about 27 football fields

Handling capacity of 16 million passengers per annum

Nine airlines will operate the Air Asia Group (four airlines), Cathay Pacific, Cebu Pacific, Korean Air, Spring Airlines and Vietnam Airlines.

Check in counters will be a mix of conventional and automated. Facial recognition system will be prevalent in the automated counters

46 automated boarding gates equipped with facial recognition system

Over 16000 sqm of space for retail and F&ampB outlets

5400 bags will be handled in an hour thanks to 7 arrival belts and 9 departure racetracks

More than 340 species of plants across the terminal with over 16000 plants on the external facade

At the heart of T4 is a grand-scale kinetic sculpture, Petalclouds, spanning 200 metres of the Central Galleria.

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