Singapore Changi Airport was officially opened in December 1981. The airport is located at the eastern edge of Singapore. It is the busiest transportation hub in the whole of Southeast Asia. The International passenger traffic and cargo traffic has ranked Changi airport as one of the most active in the world. The Changi Airport Group operates the airport. It is just 2 stops away from Chip Eng Seng Grandeur Park Residences.
The airport has two parallel runways. The runways are 60 meters in width, and a 1.64 KM gap separates them. The airport has three terminals which provide various services including passenger transactions and transit, shopping areas, and restaurants.
Grandeur Park Residences near Changi Airport
The airport had only one terminal when it was being opened in 1981. Terminal 2 was then opened later in November 1990. Terminal 2 is larger than Terminal 1; however, both of them provide the same services. Terminal 3 was inaugurated in 2008. Accessibility to Grandeur Park Residences is therefore very convenient by CEL Residential Development. The three terminals have the capability of handling a total of 66 million passenger movements in one year. The airport is currently constructing terminal 4, and it is projected to be over by the year 2017.
Changi airport has a control tower that is 78 meters tall. Besides serving as a traffic control unit, the control tower has become the icon representing the Changi Airport. The airport has a smart landscaping and a greenery that makes it look beautiful. The greenery comprises of planter boxes and landscaped pools that occupy the terminal.
Grandeur Park Condo Changi Airport
Since its establishment, Changi Airport has won many accolades due to its extraordinary services. The airport has been referred to as the “Best Airport in the World” by various organizations such as Airport World, OAG Worldwide, and Business Traveler. The airport was recently named as the best in the world at the Skytrax World Airport Awards that were held in 2014. It has won more than 500 awards since it was established in 1981.
The airport offers various operation services. All passenger services in the airport are international in nature. The major terminals have immigration processing facilities for international travelers. It is located near to Tanah Merah MRT Station. The airport’s traffic was affected by the September 11 attacks in the year 2001 and the financial crisis that occurred from 2007 to 2010. However, the airport which is just 2 MRT Stops away from Grandeur Park predicted a rise in its traffic to 50 million passengers in the year 2012.
Grandeur Park Chip Eng Seng
The airport also has cargo operations that are managed by Air Cargo Division. The airport was able to handle 1.81 million tons of cargo in the year 2012. It is the seventh busiest airfreight hub in the world and the 5th in Asia. Most of the cargo that is handled at the airport constitute of electronic components due to Singapore’s large electric industry.