SOM in the Press

Preparing for the Airport Terminal of the Future

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Source: Future Travel Experience

Driven by an increase in automation, commercialisation and the importance of ‘sense of place’, in addition to evolving passenger demands, airport terminal design has been changing. It will continue to do so as technology developments, especially in relation to passenger processing, shape how terminals look now and how they will differ in the future...

Offering a relaxing experience is one of the most important aspects when it comes to airport terminal design, and often this is shaped by how easy it is for passengers to navigate through the airport. SOM’s Derek Moore said: “I think passengers look for clarity and a sense of well-being. They don’t want to be stressed. I think they want a relatively calm and clear passage from whatever their ground transport mode is to the aircraft and back.”

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