Argyle International Airport Project in St. Vincent and the Grenadines
In 2005, the government of St. Vincent and the Grenadines decided to build a new international airport at Argyle in the eastern side of St. Vincent Island on about 290 acres of land, with a paved runway having a length of 2,743 meters (9,000 feet) and width of 45 meters (150 feet). The airport is designed to accommodate jets as large as Boeing 747- 400s with direct flights planned between the airport and destinations in North, Central and South America as well as Europe.
With construction of the terminal having been completed in 2015, the terminal building has three floors, 139 thousand square feet of floor space and is designed to accommodate approximately 1.4 million passengers per year, which is more than 5 times the number of passengers passing through the previous airport. At the expected rate of growth of passengers, the Argyle International Airport terminal building is expected to meet the country’s needs for the next 20 years.
Besides the main terminal building, other types of landside facilities built included the control tower, fire station, cargo terminal building, access and circulation roads, parking lots, etc.
The road system included the access road extending between the outer main road to the airport terminal, landside road system layout and parking lot layout.
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