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    TERMINAL EXTENSION AT GRAN CANARIA AIRPORT

    CLIENT: AENA

    SERVICES: Technical assistance work

    YEAR: 2009-2013

    COUNTRY: Spain

    The airport of Gran Canaria is considered as the 5th biggest in Spain, with a volume of 10,300,000 passengers, 37,545,000 kg of freight and 114,355 operations each year.
    Among the actions taken to carry out its Master Plan, the extension work involved the development of the infrastructures linked to the provision for future capacity; the improvement of security and the quality of services, as well as the optimization of management, exploitation conditions, replacement investments, etc.
    The work considered extending the terminal building in three directions: To the North, occupying an area of about 14,600 m2, over which the extension of the pre-existing building was to be erected, along with a new aircraft stand with several jetways. To the West, occupying an area of 6,700 m2, extending the check-in lounge and also building two new elevated roads. To the South, occupying an area of 5,200 m2, extending the building.
    The work was carried out with the airport fully operational and maintaining service uninterrupted at all times.

    Architecture - ARCHITECTURE & DESIGN