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New Star Alliance Hub Pics ( CAI Terminal 3 )  
User currently offlineMSYYZ From Canada, joined Oct 2005, 851 posts, RR: 8
Posted (6 years 4 months 3 weeks 1 day 7 hours ago) and read 5740 times:

The latest addition to the Star Alliance hubs ( Cairo ) is nearing the completion of its brand new Terminal ( Terminal 3 ) that will host all of the Star Alliance members that serve Cairo :
Lufthansa , Austrian , Swiss , Turkish , BMI , Singapore Airlines and of course Egyptair .

Here are some pics of the new Terminal that was supposed to open in the middle of 2007 then got delayed several times until September 2008 :



http://i135.photobucket.com/albums/q138/MSYYZ/terminal3large.jpg




Facts & Figures :

Project Cost:
US$ 347,000,000
Contract Date:
December 4, 2004

Terminal Design Capacity:
11,000,000 passengers per year , which will increase the overall CAI capacity to 22 M passengers / year .

Number of contact stands : 15 stands expandable to 20 in future phase .
Number of remote stands : 47
A380 gates : 2
Terminal Building Area:
200.000 m²
Apron Area:
500,000 m²
Passenger Boarding Bridges:
23 units
Check-in Islands:
7 units
Check-in Counters:
154 units (CUTE workstations)
Elevators:
58 units
Escalators:
48 units
Travelators:
46 units (2,364 linear meters)
Baggage Claim Carousels:
9 units
Baggage Handling System Capacity:
10,000 baggage items per hour



http://i135.photobucket.com/albums/q138/MSYYZ/terminal3nearcompletion.jpg

http://i135.photobucket.com/albums/q138/MSYYZ/term3nearcompletion2.jpg







Further features of the development include:

* New taxiways, apron, apron control tower, airside roads, airfield lighting drainage and aviation fuel supply system
* HVAC power plant, electrical substations, and an 18,400 m³ water reservoir
* Landside bridges/flyovers serving the traffic to/from the building and the surface car parking area, in addition to a new access road connecting the airport to the ring road
* Provisions to accommodate a central metro station
* Space along the outer landside ring reserved for future multi-level hotel and office buildings .

A 5 stars hotel will be attached to the new Terminal 3 at Cairo , Le Méridien Cairo Airport will be located at Terminal 3, rendering it the only hotel with direct access to Cairo International Airport terminals.

The hotel will boast 350 guest rooms, a 24-hour restaurant, specialty restaurant, coffee bar, lobby bar, lounge, fitness centre, and swimming pool. A business centre, ballroom, and six meeting rooms totalling approximately 750 square meters of meeting space will provide ample space for your next function.







[Edited 2008-08-03 08:23:25]


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User currently offlineDaleaholic From UK - England, joined Oct 2005, 3208 posts, RR: 13
Reply 1, posted (6 years 4 months 3 weeks 1 day 6 hours ago) and read 5610 times:

Should look fantastic when complete! Big grin


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User currently offlineDALCA From Netherlands, joined Aug 2006, 536 posts, RR: 0
Reply 2, posted (6 years 4 months 3 weeks 1 day 4 hours ago) and read 5428 times:

Will all of Egyptairs flight depart from here or only the international ones?
Will terminal 1 still remain in large usage?

Must say it looks great, I lived in Egypt when Terminal 2 was opened and it was a massive improvement over termainl 1.



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User currently onlineKiwiandrew From New Zealand, joined Jun 2005, 8626 posts, RR: 13
Reply 3, posted (6 years 4 months 3 weeks 1 day 2 hours ago) and read 5239 times:
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how recent are the construction photos ? I hope they are quite old because to me it looks like there is a lot more than 2 months work to do on the new terminal - but it does look like a nice design and I am sure that it will be another great link in the "under one roof" strategy for Star Alliance


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User currently offlineMSYYZ From Canada, joined Oct 2005, 851 posts, RR: 8
Reply 4, posted (6 years 4 months 3 weeks 7 hours ago) and read 4832 times:



Quoting DALCA (Reply 2):
Will all of Egyptairs flight depart from here or only the international ones?

Yes , all of Egyptair domestic and international flights will depart from the new Terminal 3 .

Quoting DALCA (Reply 2):
Will terminal 1 still remain in large usage?

It will still be in use , but of course with less congestion asMS operations will move out of that Terminal .

Quoting Kiwiandrew (Reply 3):
how recent are the construction photos ?

They are from April/May 2008 .



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User currently offlineMSYYZ From Canada, joined Oct 2005, 851 posts, RR: 8
Reply 5, posted (6 years 4 months 2 weeks 4 days 6 hours ago) and read 4494 times:

Quoting DALCA (Reply 2):
Must say it looks great, I lived in Egypt when Terminal 2 was opened and it was a massive improvement over termainl 1.

Actually , i would love to see both T1 and T2 demolished and replaced .

[Edited 2008-08-07 09:01:22]


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