The built-up area of 75,000 m2 allows for the capacity of 7.3 million passengers per annum.

Velana International Airport

Malé, Maldives

CLient: Maldives Airports Company Limited

Award date: May 2016

Completion: N/A

Service: Design and Build

Being the main international airport in Maldives and located in Hulhule Island, Velana Airport serves as the main gateway into the Maldives for tourists and locals. The nature of the site location creates unprecedented logistical challenges.

The project involves the expansion of facilities, infrastructure, and the construction of the international passenger terminal. As a design and build turn key project, BCG with international collaboration has created a prime design that enhances the experience of all tourists visiting resort islands.

The built-up area of 75,000 m2 allows for the capacity of 7.3 million passengers per annum. The innovative design allows for future capacity increase of the airport, by extending the boarding concourse from 6 to 9 gates giving the client a flexible long-term solution for operation