Jewel Changi Airport, Terminals 1 and 3 closed to public as COVID testing continues

Photo courtesy: Facebook/Changi Airport
Photo courtesy: Facebook/Changi Airport

The Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (CAAS) and Changi Airport Group (CAG) announced on Wednesday that Changi Airport Passenger Terminal Buildings will remain closed to all members of the public starting from May 13. This follows special COVID-19 testing operations that are underway. 

Following the detection of COVID-19 cases at Changi Airport, all workers in Changi Airport’s Terminals 1 and 3, and Jewel Changi Airport, have been undergoing mandatory COVID-19 tests in a special testing operation starting May 9 in order to detect, isolate and treat any potential COVID-19 cases.

The two terminals and Jewel will re-open premises 14 days later, on May 27, said a press release.

Changi Airport however remains open for air travel during this period. Access to the Passenger Terminal Buildings will be restricted to only passengers with air tickets and essential airport workers with certain essential services and food & beverage outlets open to serve. Members of the public will not be allowed to enter the Passenger Terminal Buildings.