Marseille Provence Airport Major Expansion News
Contributor blog post by Aixcentric:
A major expansion of the Marseille Provence Airport (MRS) has been announced with British architect Norman Foster winning the design contract. Airports are in keen competition with each other and Marseille Provence wants to be able to welcome 11 million passengers a year by 2025.
Foster and his partners will be working on providing a ‘coeur’, or central structure of 20,000 square metres, 23 metres high and filled with light.
…Continue reading here for details on this massive expansion and overhaul of the Marseille Provence Airport. The Marseille region is competing with Nice, Lyon and other mid-size airports for North American, European and Asian flights. The estimated budget for this project is 250Million Euros and will allow the airport to serve upwards of 12 million passengers per year.