Breaking Travel News
Changi Airport appoints key partners for Terminal 5 development

Changi Airport appoints key partners for Terminal 5 development

Changi Airport Group has announced the appointment of the master building consultants, comprising three teams, that will provide architectural design and engineering consultancy services for the development of the new Terminal 5.

The airport has also announced the appointment of the master civil consultants for the T5-related landside and airfield works.

KPF (Singapore), in partnership with Heatherwick Studio and Architects 61, have been appointed for the provision of architectural design services, while Arup Singapore, Mott MacDonald Singapore, and Surbana Jurong Consultants, are onboard for the provision of engineering services.

Finally, DP Architects have been recruited for the provision of design services for commercial spaces.

These firms will provide full consultancy services for the design of the main terminal building, satellite terminal building, ground transportation centre and primary landside roadway.


The master civil consultants appointed are Arup Singapore, Mott MacDonald Singapore, Surbana Jurong Consultants and Changi Airport Planners & Engineers.

These firms will provide consultancy services for the design of infrastructure at the landside and airside areas outside of the T5 buildings.

These include taxiways, aircraft parking stands, roadways and drainage systems, as well as the connections for utilities such as power, water, gas, fuel and telecommunications to the T5 buildings.

Yam Kum Weng, Changi Airport Group executive vice president for airport development, said: “Today’s award of the contracts comes after months of in-depth discussions with each of the shortlisted firms.

“We thank all the firms for working closely with us on their proposals for this project and look forward to taking the development of T5 forward with our appointed consultants.

“With the aviation industry expected to experience strong growth in the coming decades and demand for capacity at Changi Airport projected to increase annually, the development of T5 as a single integrated terminal will ensure that Changi Airport remains competitive as a leading air hub capable of serving the growing needs of our airline partners and taking the travel experience of passengers to new levels.”

With the appointments, Changi will embark on the full design journey for the T5 project.

The terminal is part of the larger Changi East development project that includes a three-runway system, as well as the development of cargo complexes and other supporting aviation and ground transport infrastructure.

The project will provide Changi Airport with additional capacity of up to 50 million passenger movements per annum in its initial phase and 100 more aircraft stands.