It will be built on reclaimed land to the east of the present terminals. In 2020, due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, passenger traffic fell 32.8% due to the weakened demand for February. Despite the four main passenger terminal buildings being relatively close to each other, the CAAS (Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore) decided to build the Changi Airport Skytrain people-mover system to facilitate quicker and more convenient transfers between the terminals for travellers. (1/2) For travel advisories, precautionary measures and other information related to the Covid-19 situation, please refer to our, (2/2) The opening hours for Shop & Dine outlets may have changed. Jego budowę rozpoczęto w latach siedemdziesiątych XX wieku zaś oficjalne otwarcie miało miejsce 29 grudnia 1981. Changi Airport was built with ground-transportation considerations in mind from the onset, with the East Coast Parkway built and opened in tandem with the airport, providing a direct link to the city centre. [30] Announced in 2013, it was a new terminal structure that is intended to be a mixed-use complex. The airport is operated by Changi Airport Group and it is the home base of Singapore Airlines, Singapore Airlines Cargo, SilkAir, Scoot, Jetstar Asia Airways and BOC Aviation. In 2019 the airport has installed one of the first drone detection systems "AARTOS". In addition to being an important passenger hub, the airport is also one of the busiest cargo airports in the world, handling 2.01 million tonnes of cargo in 2019. [47] The airport's emergency and fire-fighting services are handled by the Airport Emergency Service Division. - Singapore Airlines announced on March 23 that it was cutting 96 per cent of its capacity till the end of April due to the COVID-19 novel coronavirus. Operated by Transtar Travel, the service will start at coach stands at Terminals 1, 2, and 3, and end at Larkin Terminal. © 2020 Forbes Media LLC. 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Enjoy 10% off with promotion code ISCUOB10. You can find out more in our Privacy Policy and Cookie Policy. Aetos and SATS Security Services are affiliated to the ground handling companies of Dnata and Singapore Changi Airport Terminal Services respectively. The focal point of Singapore’s status as a world-class aviation hub, Changi Airport is an unforgettable tourist destination in its own right. [19], There is also a privately run luxury terminal called the JetQuay CIP Terminal. To facilitate works for Terminal 5, Runway 02C/20C will be closed temporarily starting from October 2020. We must be ready to lead and to ride the recovery when it happens," said Khaw. This is a list of airports in Singapore, grouped by type and sorted by location.. Singapore, officially the Republic of Singapore, is an island country off the southern tip of the Malay Peninsula, 137 kilometres (85 mi) north of the equator, south of the Malaysian state of Johor and north of Indonesia's Riau Islands.Singapore is a city-state As one of the world's busiest airports by international passenger and cargo traffic, it is currently rated the World's Best Airport by Skytrax, the first Airport in the world to do so for eight consecutive years. Coaches to and from Johor Bahru are also available. It is similar to the Lufthansa First Class Terminal at Frankfurt Airport, but is open to all passengers travelling in all classes on all airlines with an access fee. This page was last edited on 23 October 2020, at 04:25. Changi Airport in Singapore has announced that they will be closing Terminal 2 for a period of 18 months from May 1. Receiving a loved one or guest? [23] Airlines previously utilising Terminal 2 would be reallocated to the remaining terminals. Created by circul8. Limousine services are also available. [48] Due to Singapore's large electronics sector, electrical components constitute a significant part of the total cargo traffic handled at the airport. Currently, the airport has a designed total annual handling capacity of 85 million passengers. For travellers in the public areas, a free shuttle bus service will connect the three terminals.[152]. Singapore Armed Force and Singapore Police Force officers, armed with assault rifles or sub-machine guns, has been deployed to patrol the terminals at random intervals. However, as of this date, passengers can now transfer at Expo for direct service to Bukit Timah and Bukit Panjang using an alternate route via the city. On 16 May 2017, a fire broke out at the departure hall in Terminal 2. (Photo by Suhaimi Abdullah/Getty Images), Changi International Airport in Singapore. [50], In 2017, the airport handled 2,125,226 tonnes of cargo. ", "enjoy-free-flights-to-ho-chi-minh-city-on-vietjet-and-wow-gifts-every-day - news - VietJetAir.com - Enjoy Flying! Along the way is a 1 km (0.62 mi) long Changi Jurassic Mile where there is a permanent display of life-sized dinosaurs. You are now leaving Changi Airport Group's website and about to head to a third party site. Map updates are paused. I now take over 100 flights every year and I am still discovering many new places, both good and bad, whilst writing about my experiences along the way. [156], Taxis are available at taxi stands located in the arrival halls of each terminal. A complimentary 24-hour Airport Shuttle Bus service plies between Terminal 3 and Terminal 4 in both the public and transit areas. The airport, which is located 10 miles northeast of Changi, serves as a hub for Jetstar Asia Airways, Scoot, SilkAir, Singapore Airlines and Tigerair. We have no control over it's content or availability and do not assume responsibility for any transactions that may occur. Direct, one-train service to the downtown and western parts of Singapore was initially in operation when the station opened on 8 February 2002. (Photo by Roslan RAHMAN / AFP) (Photo by ROSLAN RAHMAN/AFP via Getty Images), EY & Citi On The Importance Of Resilience And Innovation, Impact 50: Investors Seeking Profit — And Pushing For Change. Looking to take a family vacation with the kids in tow? [49], The airport handled 2,006,300 tonnes of cargo in 2016, making it the 13th top cargo airport in the world and the sixth in the Asia Pacific region. Indulge in retail therapy and satisfy your palate here. For the 2019 full-year figures published by the airport, the airport handled 68,300,000 passengers (a 4.0% increase over the previous year), the most in its 38-year history. #03-33, Changi Airport Terminal 3, Departure Hall Singapore. [28], The short-lived Budget Terminal was opened on 26 March 2006 and closed on 25 September 2012 to make way for Terminal 4. In 2019, Changi served 68.3 million passengers, making it the 18th busiest airport in the world. Opinions expressed by Forbes Contributors are their own. [32] The project cost S$1.7 billion. Lotnisko Changi (ang. The Airport Management Division of the CAG manages the customer aspects of the airport's security, while the Aviation Security Unit oversees the airport's compliance with aviation security (AVSEC) policies, and manages AVSEC-related projects. Zoom in to see updated info. As the airport only handles international passenger traffic, all terminals in operation are equipped with immigration-processing facilities for international travel. [17] Changi Airport's efforts to mitigate the effects of ageing infrastructure include continual physical upgrades to its existing terminals and building new facilities to maintain its high standards in airport service quality.