The Singapore Airport ( English Singapore Changi Airport ) is the international airport in the Asian city-state of Singapore . He is one of the largest airports in Asia and ranked 18th in 2010 Place the largest airports in the world . Singapore is an important hub between Europe and Southeast Asia or Oceania dar. The route to Australia is in the English-speaking world as Kangaroo route designated. airport operators , the Authority Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (CAAS). Total flying over 80 airlines around 190 cities in 60 countries. Singapore Airlines and its subsidiary Tiger Airways and Silk Air are headquartered here.
The airport covers 1,300 hectares, of which 870 ha were piled in the open sea. The airport infrastructure is based on the two first built parallel runway lanes , extending southwest-northeast direction. Between the orbits are the remaining facilities, including hangars, passenger terminals, cargo terminals, etc. are located. The take-off and landing runways are staggered around 1750 meters and 1650 meters are apart. The future third runway is 1,800 meters southeast of the present-day South-built car.
The airport is located 20 kilometers east of downtown and is connected with good transport to the city center of Singapore. There are two highways ( Pan Iceland Expressway (PIE) , East Coast Parkway (ECP) ), leading to the airport from downtown Singapore. Since 2002, you can take the MRT to the city center. A ride to the station City Hall takes about 25 minutes. Then there is the opportunity to take a shuttle bus or taxi to the airport.