Major Contract

Auckland Airport Expansion - Transport Hub

Under Delivery
Auckland Airport Expansion - Transport Hub

The Auckland Airport Expansion - Transport Hub is one of the eight initial anchor projects identified in the Auckland Airport Expansion program and one of the four chosen to continue in the August 2021 Covid Reset Plan.

The Transport Hub will be a four-storey structure built on the footprint of the current international carpark. It will be connected to the international terminal and the upcoming new domestic terminal by an enclosed skybridge. It includes:

  • a new covered pick-up/drop-off area
  • valet services
  • covered car parks, including electric vehicle charging stations, connected to the terminal by an enclosed pedestrian bridge, and 
  • 1.2 megawatts of rooftop solar panels. 

The transport hub is expected to accommodate both commercial and public transport options.

Built to double height, the ground floor of the four-storey building will accommodate buses as well as cars, with the upper floors featuring smart car parking, electric vehicle charging stations and office spaces.

Key Dates

Jun 2022 Contract Award
Nov 2022 Construction Commencement
2024 Expected Construction Completion


Procuring Agency: Auckland Airport
Successful Tenderer: ICON Construction - Main Works Contract
Related contracts:
Enabling Works - East Airfield Building Relocation
Successful Tenderer - Built Environs and McConnell Dowell Joint Venture

Structural peer review
Successful Tenderer - BG&E


Aug 2021 As part of the August 2021 reset, Auckland Airport announced that the Transport Hub will progress as one of four active anchor projects. However, it is anticipated that the progress on major works of the Hub will be governed by the pace of aviation recovery.
Jun 2022 Built Environs and McConnell Dowell were awarded an enabling works contract for the East Airfield Building Relocation. This contract involves the construction of a transitional waste facility, an effluent waste facility, a security check point, and a livestock shed.
Jun 2022 ICON was awarded the Main Works contract for the Auckland Airport Transport Hub.
Jun 2022 Enabling works commenced on the project.
Nov 2022 Main works commenced on the project.
Feb 2023 Auckland Airport announced that the delivery of the new Transport Hub will include 1.2 megawatts of solar generation, which will power the offices and electric vehicle charging stations within its car park.
Estimated Total Cost
Other Transport
Procurement approach
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