SINGAPORE. The development of Singapore Changi Airport’s new super-sized Terminal 5 is moving forward as the projects’ Master Building Consultants were appointed.

T5 is part of the larger Changi East development project that includes a three-runway system, as well as supporting infrastructure. The project will provide Changi Airport with additional capacity of up to 50 million passenger movements per annum in its initial phase and 100 more aircraft stands.

Moving forward: Map of the Changi East and Terminal 5 development site

Changi Airport Group (CAG) has appointed three teams to provide architectural design and engineering consultancy services for the new terminal. These are:

  • KPF (Singapore) Pte Ltd, in partnership with Heatherwick Studio and Architects 61 Private Limited, for the provision of architectural design services;
  • Arup Singapore Private Limited, Mott MacDonald Singapore Pte Limited, and Surbana Jurong Consultants Pte Ltd, for the provision of engineering services; and
  • DP Architects Pte Ltd, for the provision of design services for commercial spaces.

These firms will provide full consultancy services for the design of the Main Terminal Building, Satellite Terminal Building, Ground Transportation Centre and Primary Landside Roadway.

CAG also announced the appointment of the Master Civil Consultants for the T5-related landside and airfield works. These are Arup Singapore Private Limited, Mott MacDonald Singapore Pte Limited, Surbana Jurong Consultants Pte Ltd and Changi Airport Planners and Engineers Pte Ltd.

These firms will provide consultancy services for the design of infrastructure at the landside and airside areas outside of the T5 buildings.

“Today’s award of the contracts comes after months of in-depth discussions with each of the shortlisted firms,” said CAG Executive Vice President for Airport Development Yam Kum Weng.

“With the aviation industry expected to experience strong growth in the coming decades and demand for capacity at Changi Airport projected to increase annually, the development of T5 as a single integrated terminal will ensure that Changi Airport remains competitive as a leading air hub. [It will be] capable of serving the growing needs of our airline partners and taking the travel experience of passengers to new levels.”