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Singapore Changi Airport

Singapore Changi Airport is one of the major aviation hubs of Asia. It is also the main airport in Singapore. Situated in Changi the airport has a total area of 3200 acres and lies at a distance of 20 kms from the important commercial centers in Singapore. Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore operates the airport. The airport was inaugurated in 1981 and from then only it has offered supreme services. As many as 250 awards are awarded to the airport till 2006. There has been a continuous up gradation of its terminals and a lot of additional facilities have also been added.

The IATA code of the Airport in Changi Singapore is SIN and the ICAO code is WSSS. It is one of the civil airports and has an elevation of 7 m above the mean sea level. The length of the paved runway is 13100 ft. The IFR facility is available in the Changi Airport at Singapore which helps in better aircraft operations during bad weather and fog. You are subjected to a customs clearance in the airport.

Airlines serving Singapore Changi Airport include:

  • Singapore Airlines
  • Singapore Airlines Cargo
  • Silk Air
  • Tiger Airways
  • Jetstar Asia Airways
  • Jett8 Airlines Cargo
  • Garuda Indonesia
  • Quantas
Till June 2007 nearly 4186 weekly flights have operated from the airport and the number of airlines operating is 81. Almost 58 cities across the globe have been connected from the Changi Airport in Singapore. It is the 22nd busiest airport in the world and handles a huge flow of traffic every day. Apart from passenger flow it is also one of the busiest cargo airports accounting for nearly 1,911,000 tonnes of Cargo.

Singapore Changi Airport has a number of facilities like:

  • Information Counter
  • Airport Guidance Inquiry Station
  • Flight Information on Monitors
  • Restaurant
  • Telephones
  • Internet
  • ATM facility
  • Post Office
  • Medical Aid
  • Security services
  • Car Hire
  • Car Parking
  • Aviation fuel
  • Luggage Carts
  • Smoking Room
  • Aircraft parking
  • Fire Station

On Singapore Tours gives detailed information on Singapore Changi Airport and Flights to Singapore.