AEROTROPOLIS:THE WAY WE WILL LIVE NEXT
Dayli life in the new business district of Singapore Nov 2012. Singapore Changi Airport, more than 15,000 people are employed at the airport, with a direct economic impact to Singapore of more than $ 4.5 billion annually.
The 47 hectare Airfreight Center has nine airfreight terminals with a combined yearly handling capacity of 3 million tons. More than 60 percent of the airport's revenues come from non-aeronautical activities. Once its latest upgrade is complete, Singapore's Changi Airport will have the capacity to handle 64 million passangers a year which is 16 times Singapore's population. The airport features supermarkets, a 350 room hotel, cinemas, swimming pool, saunas and a rooftop cactus garden. There is also a strong focus on industry with the extensive Changi Airfreight Center and a Free Trade Zone called Airport Logistic Park of Singapore located alongside the airport.