Oslo Airport Expansion

Project information

  1. Location Oslo‚ Norway
  2. Area140.000 m²
  3. Construction cost14 bn NOK

Project details

  1. Year2009 — 2017
  2. StatusDelivered
  3. Partners COWI
    Per Rasmussen

    Sub consultants:
    Hjellnes Consult
    Bjørbekk & Lindheim Landskapsarkitekter
    Speirs + Major
    BuroHappold Engineering
    AKT II
  4. Client Oslo Lufthavn
  5. Enquiries Gudmund Stokke
    Christian Henriksen
    Bjørn Olav Susæg
  6. Scope Airport planning and design
    Visual Group
    Interior design
    Furniture design
    Product design
    Design management

The World's Greenest Airport

When Oslo Airport needed to increase capacity to accommodate 35 million passengers per year, the winning bid came from Nordic. The project involved planning and designing airside and landside areas, expanding the existing terminal building, and adding a new pier.

The result - The first BREEAM Excellent rated airport building in the world.

Go with the flow

The pier is the main new design feature at Oslo Airport. The pier, which is constructed with curved glulam beams and cladded with oak, creates an efficient and flexible passenger flow by siting domestic and international areas one on top of the other, allowing all travellers to use all gates.

We let the existing structure inspire, not inhibit our thinking or restrict our ideas – we wanted to create something that would be perceived as new Christian Henriksen, Architect MNAL and Partner in Nordic

A sustainable submission

Oslo airport is one of the most energy efficient airports in the world, so it was important for Nordic to think in terms of a sustainable extension. The shape of the building takes advantage of passive solar energy and sunlight, and features low-carbon technologies like district heating and natural thermal energy.

A plan to expand

Travel to the new airport with Inga in the video below

Follow the progress at Oslo Airport here!

More to come in Pier north

13 Nov 2016

Testing Pier north

14 Oct 2016

New departures hall opens

02 September 2016

Duty free pods under construction

26 August 2016

Aerial view from a plane

21 March 2016

The entrance from the train station

11 March 2016

The extended central building

18 Aug 2015

The Nordic crew on site

13 Aug 2015

The roof of the entrance from the train station

18 Oct 2013

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Initial design sketches

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