CapitaLand’s upcoming “gem” comes to life at Singapore Airshow 2018
Visitors will be treated to an exclusive preview of Jewel Changi Airport’s key attractions through immersive experiences
Singapore, 8 February 2018 – A sneak preview of Singapore’s Jewel Changi Airport, the highly anticipated world-class lifestyle destination jointly developed by Changi Airport Group and CapitaLand, is now available exclusively at Singapore Airshow 2018. Visitors will experience first-hand Jewel Changi Airport’s rich array of unique attractions through augmented reality, including a thrilling walk in mid-air on a replica of Sky Nets, one of its star attractions.
Artist's impressions of Jewel Changi Airport's key attractions
Jewel Changi Airport is an integrated development housing indoor gardens, world-class attractions, as well as one-of-a-kind stores and dining concepts by global and local brands. Notable attractions include the stunning 40-metre tall Rain Vortex, slated to be the world’s largest indoor waterfall; the verdant five-storey Forest Valley housing one of the most extensive plant collections in Singapore; the Canopy Park featuring leisure and dining options; and a 25-metre high Sky Nets for fun-seekers to feel the thrill of bouncing and walking while suspended in the air and surrounded by a captivating aerial view of the interior of Jewel Changi Airport.
Fly-through video of Canopy Park
From now till 11 February, visitors to Changi Airport Group’s booth at the Singapore Airshow 2018 will be the first to experience Jewel Changi Airport’s key attractions ahead of its opening. Augmented reality technology brings to life various attractions on a scale model of the development with the use of tablets. In addition, a Sky Nets replica has been set up to simulate its dynamic, bouncy effect. The installation measures about 20-metre long, 8-metre wide, which is one-tenth of the actual size of the attraction. Visitors, including children aged three and above with a minimum height of one metre, are eligible to get on the replica.
Construction of Jewel Changi Airport, located in front of Changi Airport’s Terminal 1 is about 70% completed and the integrated development is set to open in the first half of next year. Designed by world renowned architect Moshe Safdie, Jewel is an architectural marvel that features a distinctive dome-shaped facade made of glass and steel, making it an iconic landmark in the airport’s landscape. At approximately 134,000 square metres in size, it will offer a range of facilities including airport services, indoor gardens and leisure attractions, retail and dining offerings as well as a hotel, all under one roof.