The moving of the airbase to Changi was announced in the National Day Rally of 2013. Paya Lebar Airport officially opened up in 1955, and also was Singapore’s first industrial global airport before Changi Airport was constructed. In 1981, Paya Lebar Airport was exchanged an armed forces airbase.
When Paya Lebar Airbase moves out in the 2030s, it will certainly be redeveloped into a brand-new town with around 150,000 new homes, says Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, at the National Day Rally on Aug 21.
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” It will certainly be a distinctive and attractive heritage feature, unique to Paya Lebar,” says Lee.
The path stretches 3.8 km throughout the Paya Lebar Airbase.
The relocation of the airbase will additionally suggest some of the structure elevation restrictions around it can be raised. This implies, neighbouring towns such as Hougang, Marine Parade or Punggol can be redeveloped, with more services consisted of as well as far better use of space.
” It will certainly not happen overnight,” states Lee. “But over years, we can completely reimagine the Eastern part of Singapore.”.
The runway extends 3.8 km across the Paya Lebar Airbase. According to Lee, it is aligned along the instructions of prevailing winds, for airplane to prevent crosswinds when they take off and also land. The future community can be oriented parallel, which will certainly make the town normally breezy, he includes.
The runway can be repurposed into the community’s “main spinal column”, and developed into “an environment-friendly connector” or area space prolonging from one end of the town to the various other.
Paya Lebar Airport formally opened up in 1955, as well as was Singapore’s very first commercial global airport before Changi Airport was constructed. In 1981, Paya Lebar Airport was converted right into an army airbase.
The relocation of the airbase will certainly additionally indicate some of the structure height restrictions around it can be lifted
Public and also exclusive housing can remain on both sides of the spinal column, with services as well as entertainment areas nearby. Industrial and also business growths can likewise lie nearby, to bring work closer to homes. (Find Singapore industrial homes with our commercial directory site).