Aberdeen International Airport in the UK unveiled plans in February 2016 to transform its three-decade old terminal into a completely new facility with upgraded passenger facilities and enhanced services.
Adelaide international airport in Australia will undergo a major upgrade to enhance the passenger experience. Situated four miles west of the city of Adelaide, it is the sixth biggest international airport in the country.
Ahmad Yani International Airport in Semarang, Central Java province, Indonesia, is undergoing an expansion to cater to the unprecedented growth in passenger traffic and overcome capacity constraints. The airport is operated by Indonesia’s state-owned enterprise PT Angkasa Pura (AP) I.
Pakistan Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has earmarked on an expansion and modernisation project at Pakistan's second biggest airport, Allama Iqbal International Airport (AIIAP), to meet the growing passenger needs over the next 20 years.
Ashgabat International Airport was reopened in September 2016 with a new state-of-the-art terminal and upgraded infrastructure facilities. Formerly known as Saparmurat Turkmenbasy International Airport, it is located approximately 10km north-east of Turkmenistan's capital city, Ashgabat.
Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL) is undergoing a $6bn capital improvement programme (CIP) known as the ATLNext modernisation project, which is aimed to boost the airport’s capacity.
Augusta Regional Airport is a small municipal airport, situated around six miles (10km) south of the City of Augusta in Georgia, USA. The airport's business has increased over the last few years and a major expansion project was completed in 2008 in the hope of attracting passengers away from Columbia and Atlanta airports.
Batumi International Airport, located 2km south of Batumi, Georgia, opened a new terminal to accommodate the growing passenger traffic in March 2021. It serves as a domestic and international airport for Georgia and north-eastern Turkey.
New Islamabad International Airport is the first greenfield airport ever constructed in Pakistan and is named after the assassinated ex-Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto, which was decided in June 2008 by current Prime Minister Yusuf Raza Gillani.
Bergen Airport, Flesland, is located south-west of Bergen, Norway. Also known as Flesland Air Station, it is the second busiest airport in Norway and was initially operated by the Norwegian Air Force before it was taken over by Avinor.
Bicol airport is a new international airport being built to serve Legazpi, the capital city of the Albay province, Philippines. Being developed by the Philippine Government’s Department of Transportation (DOTr), the airport is claimed to be the most scenic gateway in the country.
Less than 120 miles (75km) from Central London, similarly close to its several international airports and even closer to Manchester International, Birmingham's own airport does not have the scale usually associated with the second city of a developed country.
The city of Brownsville is undertaking an expansion project at Brownsville South Padre Island International Airport located in south Texas, US, to prepare for handling the anticipated passenger growth at the airport.
Bugesera International Airport (BIA) is currently under construction in the Bugesera District, approximately 25km south-east of Kigali, the capital city of Rwanda. It will replace the existing Kigali International Airport.
Terminal Building 2 (TB2), one of the three terminals at Cairo International Airport (CAI), Egypt's biggest and Africa's second biggest airport, is currently undergoing a refurbishment and capacity expansion.
Canberra International Airport's long-anticipated redevelopment began in July 2008, with a A$250m programme of works - the largest in the facility's 81-year history - which was was delivered in two phases.
Casablanca Mohammed V International Airport is located in the province of Nouaceur, about 30km south-east of Casablanca. It is currently the fourth busiest airport in Africa and the busiest airport serving Morocco. The airport handled 7,290,314 passengers in 2011, serving 40 airlines.
Changchun Longjia International Airport is located in Jiutai City on the Changchun-Jilin Highway, approximately 21km north-east of Changchun City and 62km north-west of Jilin City in the Jilin Province, north-east China.
Singapore Changi Airport is a major aviation hub in Asia. It is located in Changi, about 20km east-north-east of Singapore centre. The airport is operated by the Changi Airport Group (CAG) of the Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (CAAS).
Charles de Gaulle (CDG) Airport in Roissy, north of Paris, is undergoing expansion, while recovering from the tragic events of May 2004 when part of the roof of Terminal 2E – the most recent expansion project at the time which opened in June 2003 – collapsed, killing four people and injuring many others.
Chengdu Shuangliu International Airport (CDIA) is located 16km southwest of Chengdu City, Sichuan Province, China. The airport obtained international status in 1993 and currently offers services to 92 domestic and 49 international destinations.
Cibao International, also known as Santiago Airport, is located in Santiago de los Caballeros, Dominican Republic. Built in 2002, owned the City of Santiago and operated by Cibao Airport Corporation, it is the third busiest airport in the country.
Formerly known as Diosdado Macapagal International Airport (DMIA), Clark International Airport (CIA) is situated in the Clark Special Economic Zone (CSEZ) of the Philippines near Angeles City, Luzon Island.
Cleveland Hopkins International Airport, which is located in Cleveland, Ohio, US, underwent a $1.5bn expansion and renovation programme during 2001-05 to increase its capacity to meet growing travel demand.
Located a few miles from Willemstad, the capital City of Curacao Island, in the southern Caribbean Sea, Curacao International Airport is one of the main airports in the Caribbean and an important passenger and cargo hub for the Southern Caribbean region.
Major improvements are underway at Hawaii's principal and biggest airport Daniel K. Inouye International Airport (formerly Honolulu International Airport (HNL)) to provide world-class facilities and to manage growing passenger traffic.
Denver International Airport (DEN) in the US has embarked on a new development project that aims to modernise the existing Jeppesen terminal in order to improve services and accommodate the increasing passenger traffic.
Dubai World Central (DWC), also known as Al Maktoum International Airport, embarked on an expansion project undertaken by The Dubai Aviation Engineering Projects (DAEP), an autonomous entity responsible for the planning and development of Dubai’s airports.
The new terminal at Duluth International Airport, located in St. Louis County, Minnesota, US, began operations in January 2013, following the $78m terminal reconstruction project, which started in September 2009. The airport continued to function normally throughout the construction phase.
Dushanbe International Airport is one of the largest airports in Tajikistan. It is located 5km away from Dushanbe, the capital city of Tajikistan. It has a single runway (09/27), which is 3,112m long and paved with asphalt and concrete.
El Dorado International Airport in Colombia ranks amongst the leading 100 busiest airports in the world and it is the third busiest in Latin America. It is also the biggest in Latin America when it comes to cargo capacity.
El Salvador International Airport is the third busiest airport in Central America and the main airport serving the Republic of El Salvador. Located near Comalapa, which is 50km from the capital city San Salvador, the airport is also referred to as Comalapa International Airport and Cuscatlán International Airport.
Erie International Airport serves the city of Erie, which is the fourth largest city in the state of Pennsylvania with a population of more than 101,807. The airport is spread across a land area of 415 acres and lies 733ft above sea level. It is located at a distance of 10.46km from the city.
Federalde Bachigualato International Airport (Culiacán Airport) serves the city of Culiacan in Sinaloa, a southern Mexico state. It is situated 12km west of the city and can be accessed through the Mexico 15D road.
Budapest Airport, the operator of Ferenc Liszt International Airport in Budapest, Hungary, is executing a series of development and improvement projects. The development will allow the airport to keep pace with the increasing passenger growth.
Gardermoen Airport, near Oslo in Norway, began construction in 1994 to accommodate the expansion in Oslo's air traffic. The location of the airport was controversial, requiring many years of discussion before it was decided to build at its current site. The airport was designed with expansion in mind in order to avoid disputes over moving site in the future.
George Bush Intercontinental Airport (GBIA) is a central part of the air facilities of Houston, Texas, US. The Houston Airport System has three facilities, namely George Bush Intercontinental Airport, William P Hobby Airport and Ellington Field.
Gibraltar International Airport (formerly North Front Airport) serves as the air transport link to the city of Gibraltar. The airport was established in 1939 during World War II as an emergency landing base for the British Navy.
Terminal 2 at San Diego International Airport was recently expanded under a project known as the Green Build project, formerly known as the Terminal Development Program. It replaced and expanded the terminal 2, which is now known as the Green Build Terminal.
Hamad International Airport (HIA) is Qatar’s brand-new airport to replace Doha International Airport, constructed 4km from the existing facility on a 5,400-acre site and Qatar’s only international airport.
Hangzhou Xiaoshan International Airport (IATA code: HGH) is the tenth busiest airport in China when it comes to traffic. The airport is located 27km away from Hangzhou, the capital of Zhejiang Province, China.
The Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in Dhaka, Bangladesh, is being expanded in order to address the continued increase in domestic and international passengers and cargo passing through the facility.
Also known as Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Helsinki Airport is located in Vantaa, Finland. The biggest airport in the country, it serves as the hub for Finnair, the Finnish flag carrier, and is operated by Finavia Corporation.
Located 17km north-west of Bucharest, Henri Coandă International Airport is the primary international airport of Romania. Previously known as Bucharest Otopeni International Airport, it is the largest and the busiest airport in the country, and features two runways and a helipad.
Jandakot Airport is located 18km south of Perth in Australia. It is a major civil aviation airport in Western Australia and also the largest aviation training base. Jandakot Airport Holdings (JAH) operates the airport.
John C Munro Hamilton International Airport is located in Hamilton, Southern Ontario, Canada. The airport, named after one of the city's prominent leaders John Carr Munro, served as a wartime air force base when it was constructed in the 1940s. It opened to the public as a civil airport after World War II.
José Joaquín de Olmedo International Airport (Airport of Guayaquil), also known as Aeropuerto Internacional José Joaquín de Olmedo in Spanish, is located to the north of Guayaquil, the largest and the most populous city of Ecuador in South America.
Juanda International Airport acts as the main international hub for Surabaya, the capital city of East Java. Located 20km south of Surabaya, which is the second largest city in Indonesia with a population of 2.7 million, Juanda International is the third largest airport in the country.
Juneau International is a public airport serving the city of Juneau, the capital city of Alaska, US. It is located at a distance of 11km from the central business district of Juneau. The airport is the only other transport link for the city besides the Alaska Marine Highway.
Kannur International Airport (KIA), located approximately 25km from Kannur Town in Kerala, India, is constructed under a public-private-partnership (PPP) and build-own-operate (BOO) basis. It is the fourth international airport and second Greenfield airport in Kerala.
Kansai International Airport, an important hub located on an artificial island in Osaka Bay, Japan, is undergoing a major renovation to upgrade and expand its Terminal 1. The airport serves as the gateway to Kansai, the second largest metropolitan area in Japan.
Kastelli International Airport is a proposed new international airport to be built on the Island of Crete, Greece, by Ariadne Airport Group, a consortium of Greek firm Gek Terna and Indian company GMR Airports.
Kempegowda International Airport, built on the city outskirts commenced its operations in May 2008, after delays in air traffic control services set forward the original planned opening date of 30 March 2008.
King Abdul Aziz International Airport in Jeddah is the third largest and busiest airport of Saudi Arabia. It handled 17.8 million passengers in 2010. The airport is the gateway to Saudi Arabia for a large number of pilgrims. It is close to the cities of Mecca and Medina, two of the holiest sites in Islam.
Kunming Changshui International Airport serves the city of Kunming, the capital of Yunnan Province, in China. Located 22km east of downtown Kunming, it opened in June 2012 to replace the old Kunming Wujiaba International Airport, which is set to be dismantled.
Construction of a new, state-of-the-art passenger terminal officially began at Bermuda's L.F. Wade International Airport in March 2017, marking the beginning of a multimillion dollar redevelopment project.
La Aurora International, located around 6km from Guatemala in Finca San, is the main airport serving the city. The third busiest airport in Central America, La Aurora recorded passenger traffic of 1.06 million in 2011.
Lanseria International Airport serves as an alternative air connection to Johannesburg's OR Tambo International Airport in South Africa. It is a private airport, meeting all the international standards.
Leeds Bradford Airport, the biggest airport in Yorkshire, UK, plans to replace its existing terminal building with a sustainable and more efficient terminal to improve passenger experience and services.
London Luton Airport (LLA) is one of the biggest airports in the UK. The airport’s operator, London Luton Airport Operations, in association with Luton Borough Council, initiated the redevelopment of passenger terminal at the airport in January 2016. The project was approved by the city council in July 2014.
Evolving from an airfield developed as a World War II US bomber base, Stansted Airport takes its name from nearby Stansted Mountfitchet in Essex. Stansted is 35 miles from Central London and the nearest town is Bishops Stortford, Hertfordshire.
London Stansted International Airport is one of the busiest and fastest growing airports in the UK. Touted as London's third biggest airport, it has witnessed significant investments in infrastructure developments to support its continuous growth.
Lynden Pindling International Airport (LPIA) is the largest airport in the Bahamas. Located 19km from Nassau, LPIA is one of the busiest airports in the Caribbean. In the fiscal year 2011, it handled 3.1 million passengers, and in July 2009, the airport unveiled a major expansion programme to handle the increasing traffic.
Mactan-Cebu International Airport is the second busiest airport in the Philippines, after Ninoy Aquino International Airport. Mactan-Cebu Airport is located at Mactan Island’s Lapu-Lapu City, which is 15km east of Cebu City in the Visayas region.
Malta International Airport is the only international airport serving the Republic of Malta in Southern Europe. It is located 5km southwest of Valletta, the Maltese capital and is sometimes referred to as the Luqa Airport or Valletta Airport.
Quito is the capital of Ecuador and was earlier served by the old Mariscal Sucre International airport covering an area of 150ha. The old airport was completely surrounded by urban development in the middle of the city, with limited scope for expansion to accommodate growing air traffic in Ecuador, which is increasing due to tourism.
George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH), one of the busiest airports in the US serving the greater Houston metropolitan area, is set for a major expansion and refurbishment project to maintain its momentum as an international hub.
Aeroports de Montreal (ADM), the company responsible for the management, operation and development of the Montreal-Trudeau International Airport in Canada, officially opened the expanded international terminal area at the airport in May 2016.
Mopa International Airport is a greenfield airport currently under construction in Goa, India. The airport will be located in the northern part of Goa, approximately 35km away from Panaji, the capital city of Goa.
Myrtle Beach International Airport is located in South Carolina, USA. It ranks among the top four airports in state. The airport, which is currently owned by the Department of Airports of Horry County, was an air force base prior to 1993.
Located 8km from Nelson City, New Zealand, Nelson Airport is one of the busiest airports in the country. The airport benefits from its central position, where it is easily accessible to the residents of Nelson and Richmond.
Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose (Kolkata) International Airport is a civil airport located in West Bengal, India, about 17km from the centre of Kolkata (formerly Calcutta), named in the honour of the Bengali Indian patriot Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose. The airport handled around 22 million passengers in 2019-2020.
The New Luanda International Airport being constructed in the northern Bengo municipality of the Luanda province, Angola, will serve as an alternative to the existing Quatro de Fevereiro International Airport.
Ngurah Rai International Airport, the only airport in Bali, is located 13km from Denpasar. It is also known as Denpasar or Bali International Airport and is managed by state-owned company PT (Persero) Angkasa Pura I.
Nürnberg International Airport is located in the Franconian metropolitan area of Nuremberg (Nürnberg), Bavaria, Germany. It is located 5km north of the city centre. It is the second busiest airport in Bavaria, tenth busiest in Germany and 87th busiest in Europe.
Ocala International Airport (OCF) is a general aviation airport located four miles west of the City of Ocala in Marion County, Florida. Also known as Ocala International-Jim Taylor Field, the airport is owned and operated by City of Ocala.
O.R. Tambo International Airport, previously Johannesburg International Airport, is the main airport serving South Africa. It is named after Oliver Tambo, a former president of the African National Congress.
Orlando International Airport, the second busiest airport in Florida, US, with an annual passenger capacity of 38.8 million, is about to launch a major development project to handle increasing passenger numbers.
The second busiest airport in Florida and the 14th busiest airport in the US, Orlando International Airport (MCO) is planned to undergo a series of improvement projects to accommodate the growing passenger traffic.
A new metropolitan international airport in the city of Orotina, Costa Rica, is planned to be built to replace the existing Juan Santamaría International (SJO) Airport. Inaugurated in 1955, the existing airport is capable of handling 3.2 million passengers, but lacks the required infrastructure to serve growing passenger needs.
Oslo International Airport opened its newly expanded area to public in April 2017. Initiated to address the growing passenger traffic, the expansion project boosted the airport's capacity to 32 million passengers a year from the previous 17 million.
Owen Roberts International Airport (ORIA), the main international airport of the Cayman Islands, is located on Grand Cayman, the biggest of the three Cayman Islands, approximately 1.6km south-east of George Town, the capital of the Islands.
A large terminal expansion project is being undertaken by the Chicago Department of Aviation (CDA), the operator of O’Hare international airport (IATA: ORD), for the modernisation of Terminal 5 at the airport.
Pakse International Airport is located in the Champasak province of Southern Laos in Thailand. It is situated around 3km north of Pakse, the capital city of the Champasak province. It is operated by the Military of Laos / Civil Aviation Authority.
Penang International Airport, formerly known as Bayan Lepas International Airport, ranks third among Malaysia’s busiest airports, next only to Kota Kinabalu International Airport and Kuala Lumpur International Airport.
Plattsburgh International Airport is located south of Plattsburgh city in Clinton County, New York. It promotes itself as Montreal's US Airport due to its proximity to Montreal, the second biggest city in Canada, and northern New York.
Port Moresby International Airport, which is also called Jacksons International Airport, is located 8km away from Port Moresby, the capital of Papua New Guinea. The airport is the biggest in the country, and also the busiest in terms of passenger traffic.
Prince Mohammed Bin Abdul Aziz International Airport (PMIA), also called Al-Madinah International Airport or Madinah Airport, is located in the north-east of Madinah, the capital city of the Madinah Region, Saudi Arabia.
Princess Juliana International Airport (SXM Airport), the second busiest airport in the Caribbean, is undergoing a major reconstruction project to rebuild the hurricane-hit terminal building and transform it into a modern airport.
Punta Cana International Airport is in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic. The first private commercial airport in the world, it serves the Punta Cana and Bavaro regions and is one of the main gateways to the Dominican Republic. The airport is owned and operated by Grupo Puntacana.
The new international terminal at Queen Alia International Airport, which is situated 35km from Amman, was inaugurated in March 2013. The passenger terminal has enabled a two-fold rise in the passenger capacity of the airport.
Queenstown Airport is located in Frankton, 6km away from Queenstown in South Island, New Zealand. The airport offers both domestic and international services and is operated by Queenstown Airport Corporation.
GMR-Hyderabad International Airport Limited (GHIAL) is a joint venture company promoted by GMR Group (63%) with Malaysia Airports Holding Berhad (MAHB) (11%), Government of Andhra Pradesh (13%) and the Airports Authority of India (13%) as the other consortium partners.
Raleigh-Durham International Airport (RDU) in Wake County, North Carolina, US, has had its modernised Terminal 1 opened, marking the end of several development projects at the facility over a 20-year period.
Raleigh-Durham International Airport is becoming one of the most important airports in the south-eastern US due to new businesses locating to the area – one example is the biotech industry with at least three big pharmaceutical companies having plants in the 'triangle'.
Rostov-on-Don international airport, located 9km east of the city of Rostov-on-Don, is a key transport hub of the Southern Federal District of Russia. It is among the ten leading airports in Russia by passenger traffic, and is the fastest growing airport of the Southern Federal District.
Sacramento International Airport in California, USA, is in the process of being expanded in order to cope with a growth in air traffic. Since 2004 the airport has been equipped to handle nine million passengers a year.
The expansion plans at the Amsterdam Airport Schiphol included the new fifth runway, Polderbaan, opened for operation at the end of February 2003, as well as the renovation of Departure Lounge 1, which opened in 2005.
Seattle Tacoma International Airport's master plan update, which was approved and adopted in 1997, included elements of the north end development programme. The terminal expansion and concourse A was completed in June 2004.
Located approximately 15km from the city centre, Seletar Airport is a secondary civilian airport in Singapore. The airport is managed by Changi Airport Group (CAG) and regulated by the Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (CAAS).
Shenyang Taoxian International Airport is located at Shenyang, the capital city of Liaoning Province. The airport is situated 600km east of Beijing, China. Shenyang Taoxian International Airport Co owns and operates the airport.
Soekarno Hatta or Jakarta International airport is located 20km west of Jakarta city centre in Cengkareng, Indonesia. It has been named after the first president (Soekarno) and first vice-president (Mohammed Hatta) of Indonesia.