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Copenhagen Airport opens renovated Pier C extension

17-Dec-2012 1:37 PM

Denmark's Copenhagen Airport stated (14-Dec-2012) it has invested DKK255 million (EUR34 million) in 5100sqm of additional space at Copenhagen Airport's Pier C, adding that the Danish Government is pleased with the expansion. The expansion has added 1900sqm of extra space for security screening and more passport control booths in Pier C, increasing capacity by almost 50% and reducing waiting time at the Pier, which used by passengers from China, Russia, the United States and other non-EU member states. All passengers to/from non-EU and non-Schengen countries must go through Pier C. In addition to the extra space for security screening and passport control, a number of new lounges, staircase towers and an additional arrivals floor of 2200 sqm have been construction, With a growth rate of more than 10% in the number of intercontinental passengers in the first nine months of 2012, it had become necessary to expand Pier C in order to sustain growth and support the airport's World Class Hub strategy, the airport said. A number of airlines will soon expand their services at Pier C: