Eindhoven Airport expands terminal with new baggage hall
Eindhoven, 28 January 2016
Eindhoven Airport has started preparatory building work for a new baggage hall which is to be on the ground floor on the right-hand side of the terminal. The first floor will be used for supporting functions, such as office space.
Due to the expected growth of Eindhoven Airport over the coming years, the current baggage system is no longer adequate and the baggage hall is therefore being expanded to house a new system with more than double the capacity. The total gross floor area of the extension will be almost 5000 m2, half of which will be used for the new baggage system. Work on the new baggage hall will begin in the first quarter of 2016 and the new hall is expected to be operational in the second quarter of 2017.
Once the new hall is operational, the current baggage hall area will be used for operational and commercial space accessible to the public.
In order to meet Eindhoven Airport’s sustainability targets, this extension will have the same energy label as the terminal, the A+ label. Features such as led presence detectors, insulated glazing and solar panels will be included in the design.
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Eindhoven Airport is the second largest airport in the Netherlands with over 6 million passengers in 2018. The airport serves Brainport region and connects it with Europe and makes the region internationally accessible in balance with surroundings. The convenience for the passenger comes from the airport Álways Easy’ strategy. Flights depart from Eindhoven Airport to over 80 destinations. Speed and the total airport experience are its added values. With 2000 direct jobs the airport has grown into one of the region's largest employers. Business responsibility is part of our DNA. Continuously we pay attention to the balance between international connectivity, the environment, sustainability and the quality of live. The owners of Eindhoven Airport NV are the Schiphol Group, the province Noord-Brabant and Eindhoven city.