• Short Summary

    INTERNATIONAL AIRLINE OFFICES COMPLETED THE BIG MOVE INTO THE SINGAPORE AIRPORT'S NEW 3.5 MILLION MALAYSIAN DOLLARS TERMINAL BUILDING WHICH WAS OFFICIALLY OPENED ON MAY 2 BY DATO SARDON BIN HAJI JUBIR, THE MALAYSIAN MINISTER OF TRANSPORT.

  • Description

    1.
    LS TERMINAL BUILDING
    2 1/2 ft

    2.
    LS (ZOOM) ENTRANCE
    7 ft

    3.
    LS (INTERIOR)BUILDING
    10 1/2 ft

    4.
    LS GUESTS ARRIVING FOR OPENING
    14 1/2 ft

    5.
    LS GUESTS
    17 ft

    6.
    LS (ZOOM) TRANSPORT MINISTER ADDRESSING
    20 ft

    7.
    MLS GUESTS
    21 1/2 ft

    8.
    MCU TRANSPORT MINISTER
    24 ft

    9.
    LS (PAN) CROWD OUTSIDE BUILDING
    31 ft

    10.
    LS AIRLINE OFFICE (TWO SHOTS)
    42 ft

    11.
    LS CONTROL TOWER
    43 1/2 ft

    12.
    LS AUSTRALIAN AIR FORCE CANBERRA JET FLY-PAST
    46 ft

    13.
    LS TERMINAL BUILDING
    48 ft



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    Background: INTERNATIONAL AIRLINE OFFICES COMPLETED THE BIG MOVE INTO THE SINGAPORE AIRPORT'S NEW 3.5 MILLION MALAYSIAN DOLLARS TERMINAL BUILDING WHICH WAS OFFICIALLY OPENED ON MAY 2 BY DATO SARDON BIN HAJI JUBIR, THE MALAYSIAN MINISTER OF TRANSPORT.

    THE L-SHAPED TERMINAL IN PACT BEGAN FUNCTIONING EARLY MAY 1. THE FIRST PASSENGERS TO USE THE TERMINAL WERE SEVENTY PASSENGERS FROM HONGKONG WHO ARRIVED IN A MALAYSIAN AIRWAYS JET AIRCRAFT.

    THE NEW TERMINAL IS REPUTED TO BE COMPARABLE TO THAT OF ANY INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT IN SOUTH-EAST ASIA.

    IT HAS A SINGLE-STOREY ARRIVALS BLOCK, A DEPARTURES WING ACCOMMODATING AIRLINE TICKETING OFFICES, AN AIR-CONDITIONED TRANSIT LOUNGE AND DEPARTURE AREA AND A TWO-STOREY AIR-CONDITIONED PUBLIC CONCOURSE.

    TO MARK THE OPENING, AIRCRAFT OF THE ROYAL AIR FORCE AND ROYAL AUSTRALIAN AIR FORCE STAGED IN AIR DISPLAY.

    AIR TRAFFIC PASSING THROUGH SINGAPORE IS NOW INCREASING AT THE PHENOMENAL ANNUAL RATE OF 20 PER CENT COMPARED TO THE WORLD AVERAGE OF SIX PER CENT. DURING THE LAST DECADE OR SO, PASSENGER MOVEMENT AT THE AIRPORT HAVE NEARLY QUADRUPLED.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA41EGL1DO5NG0SFTB48BE5GXUL
    Media URN:
    VLVA41EGL1DO5NG0SFTB48BE5GXUL
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    02/05/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:18:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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