The current site of the Edinburgh International Airport was opened by The Queen in 1977. The previous name for the airport was Turnhouse, which was based closer to the Edinburgh to Fife railway line. Originally owned by BAA the airport was purchased by Global Infrastructure Partners in 2009 for £807m, (less than the cost of the Edinburgh Tram Line from the Airport to York Place).
This is a view of the concours for the Airport stop. Work has been progressing on the Airport redevelopment and further photographs can be seen below.
The Airport announces in January 2015 that they had exceeded the 10million annual passenger number in December 2014.
The Mock Up Tram is in its new location and being finalised as an Information Centre in this view from July 2016.
The two images below are from Roy Calderwood taken in August 2016
Edinburgh Trams used West End Design for the graphics and Baillie Signs completed the vehicle wrap around. These 3 views are from September 2016:
The overhead canopy was constructed by Broxap and the Press Release concerning the structure is reproduce below :
Please click on any image on the left to view it at a larger scale. You will then be able to navigate forwards and backwards between photos or see them as a slide show.
A new development in travel at the Airport ?
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