Barcelona El Prat Airport


Terminal One has been built in anticipation of this annual air traffic growth
55 million
55 million
The airport will be able to handle this increased volume of passengers (25 million in 2006)
Flights operated per hour (62 at present)

  • 21 make-up carousels
  • 160 check-in desks
  • Baggage conveyance speeds of up to 6 m/s
  • Capacity – 8,000 bags per hour
  • Project completion – April 2009
  • Operated and maintained by Vanderlande since project completion


Reduction of energy consumption by 2% per year over the period 2009-2015.

Services information

Vanderlande has a 24/7 operations and maintenance contract at the airport with the following brief:
  • control room operations
  • field operations
  • maintenance of IT hardware and software
  • spare parts management
  • process analysis
  • continuous improvement
  • predictive, preventive and corrective maintenance
  • cleaning of the BHS facility.

General customer information

A new terminal (Terminal One) was constructed at Barcelona El Prat in anticipation of annual air traffic growth. Located between the existing runways and the new parallel runway, the terminal building is helping to support the airport’s plans to handle 55 million passengers per year.

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