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S’pore to build 9 airport terminals to welcome more foreigners

Posted on 08 May 2013

The 5th airport terminal to be ready in 10 years’ time.


Singapore’s fifth airport terminal will be ready in the next decade, Transport Minister Lui Tuck Yew announced this on yesterday at a dinner recognising Changi Airport’s airline partners.

The fifth terminal, known as T5, will also bring the airport’s passenger handling capacity beyond the annual 85 million, which is what four terminals are expected to handle.

To further deal with even more arrivals from abroad, plans are underway to build up to nine airports. T1 to T9 will be fully functional in 20 years’ time.

All these plans boil down to a simple fact: Singapore is welcoming transitory foreigners at an ever-increasing rate, even if they do not take up residency.

Yao Si Leh, a Singaporean, said he is looking forward to the vibrant influx of non-locals: “I hope I die before 2033.”

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