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New Reus Airport

The New Reus International Airport is expected to become a new gateway to the region, with the design of a new 51,800 m² terminal, 2,127 parking spaces, access roads, and extra facilities including a new fire station and administrative offices. It will cater for up to 4.5 million passengers annually, with a total of 28 boarding gates and up to 12 remote connections.

The terminal building is formed by a main terminal processor connected to a grand concourse.

The shape of the roof allows the formation of skylights thanks to the roof´s sinuous curvature. A simple diagram and a clear progression of spaces for departure and arrival of passengers contribute to the ease of use of the charter and low-cost terminal.

The space is distributed over three floors; two above ground level for check-in, security, boarding and baggage claim, and one underground level for maintenance and baggage handling. The flow of passengers starts in the main forecourt and goes through check-in and security control to the boarding lounge.

The Terminal was designed to be adaptable to all activities at the airport, including future changes in passenger traffic, and with a view to the need for possible extensions of the building.

The design team was also committed to the passive use of environmental systems, wherever possible, and to maximize clear views of the aircraft and the beautiful scenery.


A simple design contributes to the ease of use of the terminal

DATA SHEET

Place/Date: Reus, Tarragona, 2007
Client: AENA
Budget: Confidential
Surface: 51.800 m²
Arquitects: luis vidal + architects
Contributors: Sener Ingeniería
Project Status: Tender
Team: Marta Cumellas - David López - Carlos Peña - Oscar Torrejón - Luis Vidal