Belgrade Nikola Tesla Airport Opens Expanded Terminal

The newly expanded terminal at Belgrade Nikola Tesla Airport (BER) has opened for operations, increasing the airport’s capacity, comfort and efficiency.

The expansion has added eight gates with boarding bridges and five gates for remote aircraft stands to Concourse C, which now has 19 gates.

Alongside this expansion, work has been completed on the first phase of the apron C extension, adding four new positions for aircraft parking, including one for wide body aircraft.

Belgrade Nikola Tesla Airport terminal expansion
Belgrade Nikola Tesla Airport aims to serve 15 million passenger annually by the end of 2043

As part of the terminal expansion, open space boarding gates have been introduced at BER for the first time, enabled by a new centralised security systems in front of passport control. Additional roof corridors have also been installed to segregate departing and arriving passengers, and travellators are now in place to ease and speed up passenger movements.

Francois Berisot, Belgrade Airport CEO, said:

“Opening of the new terminal extension and accompanying traffic infrastructure will significantly improve our airport’s efficiency and level of service for passengers and partner airlines. I look forward to seeing passengers experiencing first-hand new standards of comfort and service quality, in line with the best practices of our parent company VINCI Airports. With the ongoing airport modernisation project our aim is to make Belgrade Nikola Tesla Airport a new regional hub.”

Belgrade Nikola Tesla Airport terminal expansion
The new area has been designed in line with the best practices and standards of VINCI Airports company

This terminal expansion is a part of an ongoing modernisation project that aims to create a 92,500 metre-squared terminal area at BER with centralised security control, additional check-in counters and new leisure, lifestyle and commercial facilities by 2023.

VINCI Airports will also construct new access roads and parking lots, add more boarding bridges and gates and renovate the existing runway to allow BER to serve 15 million passenger annually by the end of 2043.

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