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Cork Airport Opens New Airport Control Centre and Office Suite

Cork Airport Opens New Airport Control Centre and Office Suite

Cork Airport has opened a new Airport Control Centre (ACC) and purpose-built office suite (The Hub), following further significant investment in the airport by daa.

Niall MacCarthy, Managing Director, Cork Airport, said: “We are delighted to officially open our open-plan office facility in the terminal, along with the Airport Control Centre. As we are well and truly into our fourth consecutive year of growth, these new facilities are vital to our future growth, with an anticipated 2.6 million passengers expected to travel through the airport this year, an expected increase of 8% on 2018 passenger numbers.

“We continue to invest in our infrastructure to match the strong forecasted growth ahead, to meet the needs of our passengers, airline customers as well as our staff. The investment by daa in The Hub and the new ACC will ensure the continued efficiency, safety, convenience and reliability at Cork Airport into the medium term. It also follows significant additional investment in Cork Airport’s campus roads and forecourt management technology this year and further significant investment planned for next year in security infrastructure and equipment, all of which will amount to over €10 million in new investment over two years.”

Three operational departments – Airport Police Control, Airport Duty Managers and the Airside Management Unit – have been relocated to the ACC, which features the latest technology and IT systems. This includes CCTV monitoring of the airport campus, 24-hour newsfeeds and flight information, police control, and alarm master stations.

The Hub accommodates 22 personnel, consolidating Cork Airport management teams in one modern purpose-built facility. The open-plan office space, overlooking the airport’s arrivals hall, features a meeting pod, coffee dock and a spacious glass-walled eight-seater meeting room, with floor-to-ceiling images of local landmarks of the Wild Atlantic Way.

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NEIL STEEDMAN has been a trade journalist, editor and proofreader for 53 years, and ITTN's News & Features Editor for 43 years. His travel blog is at www.thetravelbuddhist.com.

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