Singapore Seletar airport to be upgraded
Singapore’s historic Seletar Airport will be upgraded in 2015 to allow it to relieve some of the pressure on the busy Changi Airport.
Built in 1928, Seletar once handled scheduled services, and has remained a base for general aviation and aircraft maintenance.
Now, the ageing passenger terminal will be demolished and replaced by a new structure capable of handling the smaller turboprop types currently operating into Changi, and acting as a regional airport. This will likely affect carriers such as Firefly and Berjaya Air, but it might also encourage more smaller regional airlines to start services to Singapore using the upgraded Seletar.
Seletar is around 13 miles from Changi and the city, and easily reached by road. It is managed by the same owners as Changi airport.