Seoul Incheon International Airport

New passenger terminal opened on 18 January 2018. Phase 4 estimated to be completed in 2023, this is the final and the ultimate construction stage. Upon completion, the airport will have two passenger terminals, four satellite concourses, 128 gates, and five parallel runways (one exclusively for cargo flights).

Terminal 2 of Incheon International

Shanghai Pudong International Airport

New satellite terminal with a total construction area of 622,000 square meters and 83 gates. It will have an annual design capacity of 38 million passengers.

Satellite Concourse under construction as of December 2018

Frankfurt Airport

Terminal 3 under construction. The new terminal is scheduled to be built by Fraport, south of the existing terminals on the grounds of the former Rhein-Main Air Base. The new Terminal 3 is to accommodate up to 25 million passengers and will feature 75 new aircraft positions when completely constructed.

Map of Frankfurt Airport with Terminal 3

Hong Kong International Airport (Chek Lap Kok)

A third runway to the north is under construction. Associated facilities, additional terminals, airfield and apron facilities, will be built as well, and, combined with the new runway, it is estimated that the airport would be able to handle a maximum of 620,000 flights per year (102 per hour, or about one flight every 36 seconds), and meet forecast annual passenger and cargo throughput of about 97 million and 8.9 million tonnes by 2030 respectively.

A bird’s eye view of Hong Kong International Airport

Abu Dhabi International Airport

New midfield terminal under construction. The terminal was scheduled to open in 2019, but has not yet been released for passenger traffic.List

Singapore Changi Airport

Terminal 5 will be ready around 2035 and is designed for 50 million passengers. The third runway has already been built.

Singapore Changi Airport
Singapore Changi Airport Map with new terminal 5

Angola International Airport

The airport will be the new airport of Angola’s capital Luanda and is designed for 13 million passengers per year and will receive 12 fingerdocks. It will replace the old Quatro de Fevereiro International Airport.

Runway under construction in 2009

Mexico City: Texcoco Airport (cancelled) and Santa Lucía Airport

Mexico City Texcoco Airport is a partially built facility which was supposed to be Mexico City’s New International Airport, but it was abruptly canceled in late 2018. Instead, the Federal government of Mexico plans to build an international airport at Santa Lucía airbase north of the city.

Areial view of Texcoco Airport construction site.

Beijing Daxing International Airport

The airport is already opened but still under construction. The airport is planned to be able to handle 120 to 200 million passengers after completion of final phase in 2040.

Model of main terminal, Daxing Airport
Model of Beijing New Airport at the Five-Year Achievements Exhibition

Qingdao Jiaodong International Airport

New international airport for the city of Qingdao in the Shandong Province in China. It will replace the old Liuting airport.

Qingdao Jiaodong main terminal.

Istanbul Airport

The new Istanbul Airport is already opened and now the main airport of the city. It is still under construction waiting for completion of stages two and three till 2025.

Istanbul New Airport under construction, 23.09.2018
Istanbul New Airport under construction, 23.09.2018

Chengdu Tianfu International Airport

Construction site of the new airport about 50 km outside Chengdu. The new airport will be the third largest hub in China, serving 80 to 100 million passengers per year.

Sandbox of Chengdu Tianfu International Airport Terminal.

Xiamen Xiang’an International Airport

Construction site of new airport on Dadeng island. After completion of final phase, the airport will serve 85 million passengers and 2 million tons of cargo annually by 2040.

Xiamen Xiang’an International Airport building model.

French aircraft carrier Charles de Gaulle:

  • FS Charles de Gaulle (R91) in dry dock at Arsenal de Toulon (France) in SatelliteView (
French aircraft carrier Charles de Gaulle (R91)
190424-M-BP588-1005 U.S. 5TH FLEET AREA OF OPERATIONS (April 24, 2019) A U.S. Marine MV-22 Osprey assigned to the 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit sits on the flight deck of France’s Marine Nationale aircraft carrier FS Charles De Gaulle (R 91). This was the second time that Ospreys have landed aboard the French vessel. Marines and Sailors assigned to the 22nd MEU and Kearsarge Amphibious Ready Group are currently deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations in support of naval operations to ensure maritime stability and security in the Central region, connecting the Mediterranean and the Pacific through the western Indian Ocean and three strategic choke points. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Maj. Joshua Smith/Released)

Two generations of supercarriers:

  • USS Enterprise (CVN-65) and USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN-78) at Newport News Shipbuilding, Norfolk (Virginia, USA) in SatelliteView (Zoom Earth).
CVN-65 and CVN-78at Newport News Shipbuilding on 15 July 2018

New british aircraft carrier class Queen-Elizabeth:

  • HMS Queen Elizabeth (R08) at Norfolk Naval Station (Virginia, USA) in SatelliteView (HERE).
  • HMS Prince of Wales (R09) under construction at Rosyth Dockyard, Rosyth (UK) in SatelliteView
HMS Prince of Wales (R09)
HMS Prince of Wales, September 2019

Chinese aircraft carrier Shandong:

Shandong moored at Dalian in 2019 prior to commissioning
Shandong moored at Dalian in 2019 prior to commissioning

Spanish amphibious assault ship /aircraft carrier Juan Carlos I:

  • Juan Carlos I (L61) at Naval Station Rota (Spain) in SatelliteView
Juan Carlos I (L61)
Juan Carlos I on Las Palmas, May 2011

Decommissioned US carrier vessel USS Enterprise:

  • USS Enterprise (CVN-65) at Newport News Shipbuilding, Norfolk (Virginia, USA) in Satellite View
USS Enterprise (CVN-65)
USS Enterprise underway in the Atlantic Ocean

Decommissioned spanish aircraft carrier Príncipe de Asturias:

  • Principe de Asturias (R11) at Arsenal de Ferrol (Spain) in GlobeView
Principe de Asturias (R11)
Príncipe de Asturias during the joint exercise Dragon Hammer ’92.

Decommissioned brazilian aircraft carrier NAe São Paulo:

  • São Paulo (A12) at Arsenal de Marinha do Rio de Jainero (Brazil) in GlobeView
NAe São Paulo (A12)
São Paulo in Rio de Janeiro in 2007

 Thai aircraft carrier HTMS Chakri Naruebet:

  • HTMS Chakri Naruebet (CVH-911) at Sattahip Naval Base (Thailand) in SatelliteView
HTMS Chakri Naruebet (CVH-911)
HTMS Chakri Naruebet

Indian aircraft carrier INS Vikramaditya

  • INS Vikramaditya at INS Kadamba, Karwar (India) in SatelliteView
INS Vikramaditya
Vikramaditya during her sea trials

Indian aircraft carrier INS Vikrant:

  • INS Vikrant under construction at Cochin Shipyard, Kochi (India) in SatelliteView
INS Vikrant
Vikrant being moved for fitting out in June 2015

New US aircraft carrier class Gerald R. Ford

  • USS John F. Kennedy (CVN-79) under construction at Newport News Shipbuilding, Norfolk (Virginia, USA) in SatelliteView (Zoom Earth)
  • USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN-78) at Norfolk Naval Station (Virginia, USA) in SatelliteView (Zoom Earth).
  • CVN-78 at Newport News Shipbuilding, Norfolk (Virginia, USA) in StreetView.
USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN-78)
Gerald R. Ford underway on 8 April 2017

New US guided missile destroyer class Zumwalt:

  • USS Zumwalt (DDG-1000) at BAE Systems California Shipyard, San Diego (Cal., USA) in StreetView
  • USS Michael Monsoor (DDG-1001) at Naval Base San Diego (Cal., USA) in GlobeView
  • Zumwalt-class under construction at General Dynamics’ Bath Iron Works (Maine, USA) in SatelliteView
USS Zumwalt (DDG 1000)
151207-N-ZZ999-435.ATLANTIC OCEAN (Dec. 7, 2015) The future USS Zumwalt (DDG 1000) is underway for the first time conducting at-sea tests and trials in the Atlantic Ocean Dec. 7, 2015. The multimission ship will provide independent forward presence and deterrence, support special operations forces, and operate as an integral part of joint and combined expeditionary forces. (U.S. Navy photo courtesy of General Dynamics Bath Iron Works/Released)

New US amphibious assault ship class America:

  • USS America (LHA-6) at United States Fleet Activities Sasebo (Japan) in GlobeView
  • USS Tripoli (LHA-7) at Ingals Shipbuilding, Pascagoula (Mississippi, USA) in SatelliteView
USS Tripoli (LHA-7)
USS Tripoli underway in July 2019