A MULTI-MODAL TRANSPORT INTERCHANGE COMBINING HEAVY RAIL, METROLINK, LOCAL BUS, NATIONAL EXPRESS, TAXI AND CAR DROP OFF FOR PASSENGERS AND VISITORS. THE BUILDING FORMS A LANDMARK AT THE AIRPORT ENTRANCE, ALLOWING THE SEAMLESS INTEGRATION OF DIFFERENT MODES OF TRANSPORT.
The Ground Transport Interchange also provides Terminal Facilities to passengers incorporating a check-in hall and baggage handling facilities. This enables passengers to start their onward journey as soon as they arrive and make their way to the appropriate Terminals through the Skylink bridges.
The entire complex was developed in an environmentally responsible way with various energy saving features incorporated including solar shading, low emissivity glazing and rainwater recycling. The office building above the bus and coach station achieved a BREEAM rating of ‘Excellent’.