Changi Airport

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Singapore Changi Airport
Airport of Singapore, Crowne Plaza.JPG
IATA: SINICAO: WSSS
Summary
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
Website www.changiairport.com
Runways
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 (2015)
Passenger movements 55,448,964
Airfreight movements in tonnes 1,853,087
Aircraft movements 346,334
Source: Changi Airport Group [1]

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 and Scoot.

In 2015, the airport handled a record of 55,448,964 passengers, a 2.5% increase over the previous year. [1]

Terminals[change | change source]

The airport has four terminals, with T1 being the oldest and T4 being the newest, having opened on 31 October 2017. There used to be a Budget terminal, but it was demolished to make way for T4. Also a new terminal, T5, bigger than T1,2, and 3 combined is being built on an empty piece of land opposite the current airport.

Transport[change | change source]

Interior[change | change source]

This airport has a sky train system that transports passengers between and around terminals. However, T4 is not linked to the system.

Exterior[change | change source]

Train[change | change source]

The airport is linked to Changi Airport Station on the Changi branch of the East West Line, and T5 possibly to an extension to the Thomson Line.

Buses[change | change source]

There are serval buses that link the airport to the city.

Taxi[change | change source]

There are at least 1 taxi rank in each terminal, with the bigger ones having 2. A surcharge of $3/5 applies to all passengers and varies according to the time of the day.

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Passenger, airfreight & aircraft movements statistics for 2015". Changi Airport Group. 27 January 2016. Retrieved 27 January 2016. 

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