Korea’s Incheon Airport (INC) breaks ground on new terminal to double its capacity

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Incheon International Airport (ICN) in South Korea has broken ground on the $2.5bn Terminal 2 that will effectively double the size of the airport. Design firm Gensler, in collaboration with Heerim-Mooyoung-Gensler-Yungdo Consortium, have provided the designs that will be constructed in two phases. The latest project comprises a second airport control tower, train station, parking facilities and an airside Intra Airport Transit (IAT).

Gensler global aviation design practice principal and leader Keith Thompson said that the company designed Terminal 2 to make travel at Incheon even more compelling, offering people unprecedented ease and convenience.

The new terminal will comprise latest sustainable technologies and indoor green space with natural daylight, waterfalls, koi ponds and streams, along with lifestyle centres and boutique shopping. This second passenger terminal marks one of the primary facilities of the KRW4.9trn ($4.5bn) third phase construction project aimed at addressing the airport’s growing passenger demand. In addition to the 2nd passenger terminal…

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