New Terminal at Burgas Airport on Bulgaria’s Black Sea Coast is inauguratedDecember 2013
Pascall+Watson, together with Fraport Twin Star Airport Management AD celebrated the official opening of the new passenger terminal at Burgas Airport on the Bulgarian Black Sea coast on December 4th. Operations at the new terminal are expected to start within the next few weeks.
Commenting on the new terminal, Fraport Twin Star Management AD’s CEO Aletta von Massenbach said: “Along with more amenities and comfort for our customers, the new Burgas terminal offers tremendous operational flexibility for responding to high traffic seasonality and future potential accession to the Schengen Area. Our goal with this new facility is to maintain the holiday feeling and enhance the overall travel experience. Bulgaria has an amazing diversity of natural, historic and cultural attractions that are just beginning to be discovered by the rest of the world.”
Designed by Pascall+Watson, the 21,000-square-metre terminal integrates characteristic elements of Bulgarian nature and architecture. Passenger amenities include 800 square meters of space dedicated to shopping and 1,220 square meters for food and beverage services. An outdoor 550 square-meter courtyard is another attractive facility for passengers. The adoption of a simple single storey design has allowed both ease of construction and an elegant, light and airy public spaces in both Arrivals and Departures areas to be delivered in a cost efficient manner.