14.07.2019. | Interesting news from tourism
A new part of the Split Airport's passenger terminal opened on Saturday. The construction started in January 2017. New section of the passenger terminal was opened by Prime Minister of Croatia Andrej Plenković
with presence of the minister Oleg Butković
, Tomislav Čorić
, and many other well known guests.
The entire operation involved an area of about 125,000 m2. The project included spreading passengers building, building parking for personal cars, the bus terminal and the pedestrian bridge, followed by the reconstruction of the existing passenger building. With this, Airport Split spread passengers building by upgrading it with three flours, with new in total of 35.000 m2, and now with existing spaces for passengers has altogether 50.000 m2, which ensures a high standard of service for 2.500 passengers in peak hours. The total passenger terminal capacity (new and old) is 5 million passengers a year.
To the south of the state road D409, a new parking lot for personal cars with 900 spots was build with a surface of 30,000 m2, a bus terminal with 50 parking spots and a surface of 40,000 m2.
The upgrading and reconstruction of the passenger building aligns capacity with the expected demand for traffic, while satisfying the high level of safety and quality of services, as well as providing conditions for the implementation of EU standards (Schengen criteria) for international border crossings.
The new passenger terminal of the Split Airport in Kaštela is one of the largest infrastructure projects in Croatia, weighing about half a billion kunas.
The current number of passengers in Airport Split is 8% bigger than last year. There were over 515.000 passengers in June, and the expectations for July are around 700.000 passengers.