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Airport Development
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V.C Bird International Airport is being transformed into a spacious and modern facility. The new facility will meet the needs and expectations of today’s travellers, as well as those of our airport partners and other users. To learn more about:

The Redevelopment Project

In November 2011 work began on the construction of a new and modern terminal building for the V.C Bird International Airport. The project is being financed by The People’s Republic of China and constructed by The China Civil Engineering Construction Corporation. The new terminal building will boast:
  • Total Construction area of 23,000m2 or 247,570 ft2
  • Contains 4 Jet-Bridges
  • Modern Security  Screening Facilities
  • Up-to-date Passenger Processing and Monitering Facilities

Floor Plans

Ground Floor Landside

  • 46 Check-In counters utilizing the CUTE system for all airlines
  • 15 Self Check-In Kiosks
  • Mini Food Court
  • Retail Stores
  • Restaurant
  • Car Rental Kiosks
  • Police Outpost
  • Bank/Bureau de Change

Ground Floor Airside

  • Departure Lounge on ground floor for flights not utilizing the Jet-Bridge (4 gates with 104 seats)
  • Arrivals area on ground floor (consisting of 20 Immigration Desks, Customs and other arrival and clearance facilities)
  • 5 Baggage Carousels
  • 11 Customs Queues
  • VIP Room
  • VVIP Room (Heads of State VIP room)
  • Pet rest room (Passengers travelling with seeing eye dogs)
  • Bonded Warehouse (For retailers to store duty free items)
  • State of the Art baggage sorting and scanning system

First Floor Landside

  • 12 Emigration Desks
  • 5 X-Ray Machines
  • Airline Offices
  • Airport Offices
  • AOC (Airport Operational Centre)
  • Conference room
  • Crew Room

First Floor Airside

  • Departure Lounge on the first floor (6 gates)
  • 4 Jet Bridges (4 gates one each )
  • Fixed connector (2 gates)
  • 750 Seats
  • 21 Retail stores
  • 2 Restaurants/Cafés
  • First Class Lounge
  • In-transit Hall
  • 2 Smoking rooms

The Old Terminal will not be demolished but all flights will only operate out of the new terminal when complete.

Construction Schedule

Construction is on schedule, and the expected time of completion is the first half of 2015.


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