Shenzhen International Airport - Ground Transportation Centre and Airport City Plan

The Challenge

NACO was commissioned to design the Ground Transportation Centre of Shenzhen Airport, one of the fastest-growing airports in the world (from start in 1992 to 20m pax in 2008). Furthermore, NACO developed a unique Airport City Plan on reclaimed land in front of Shenzhen Airport.

Our Role

InterVISTAS was asked to design the retail mix and forecast retail revenues for the Ground Transportation Center (GTC) and to develop a tenant mix and expansion strategy for the Airport City.


The GTC will host 76 units in 19,000m2 of retail, serving users with exciting concepts geared to specific target groups. The Airport City will comprise 130 ha of commercial floor space. Tenants will include a World Trade Center, a five star hotel and spearhead service industries.