Changi Airport

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Singapore Changi Airport
Singapore Changi Airport, Control Tower 2, Dec 05.JPG
Iconic control tower of Singapore Changi Airport
Airport type Public/Military
Owner Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore
Operator Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore/
Republic of Singapore Air Force
Serves Singapore
Location Changi, East Region
Elevation AMSL 7 m / 22 ft
Coordinates 01°21′33″N 103°59′22″E / 1.35917°N 103.98944°E / 1.35917; 103.98944
Direction Length Surface
m ft
02L/20R 4,0001 13,123 Concrete
02C/20C 4,000 13,123 Concrete
02R/20L2 2,750 9,022 Asphalt
Statistics (2006)
Passenger movements 35,033,000
Airfreight movements in tonnes 1,911,000
Aircraft movements 214,000
Sources: airport website,[1] CAAS AIP.[2]

Singapore Changi Airport (IATA: SINICAO: WSSS), or simply Changi Airport, is a large airport in Asia, particularly in the Southeast Asian region, and is the main airport in Singapore. It is located in Changi on a 13 square kilometres (5.0 sq mi) site.

The airport is operated by the Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (CAAS) and is the home base of Singapore Airlines, Singapore Airlines Cargo, SilkAir, Tiger Airways, Jetstar Asia Airways, Valuair, and Jett8 Airlines Cargo.

In 2007, the airport handled a record 36,701,556 passengers, a 4.8% increase over the 2006 fiscal year.[3]

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