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Varna Airport new passenger terminal officially opened

16-Aug-2013 9:59 AM

Bulgaria's Varna Airport and Fraport Twin Star Airport Management AD opened (15-Aug-2013) the new passenger terminal at the airport on 19-Aug-2013. The total investment of the Concessionaire for the airport terminal and related infrastructure is over BGN75 million (EUR38.2 million). The new passenger terminal covers 20,000sqm which is around three times larger than the area for passenger service of the old terminal. The terminal can handle 1037 passengers an hour. The new terminal, designed by English architects Pascall and Watson in collaboration with Bulgaria‚Äôs SavantElbul, has been built to accommodate future expansion. The Bulgarian and Turkish consortium Tie-ICHTASH carried out construction of the terminal over a period of 20 months. Schuessler-Plan provided the management and control systems. The new terminal is part of an investment programme by Fraport, which owns and operates the airport. Fraport Twin Star Airport Management won a 35-year concession for Varna and Burgas airports, both located by the Bulgarian Black Sea Coast, in 2006.  [more - original PR]