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T5 Facts

T5 phase one opens in 2008 and includes the main terminal (T5A) and the first satellite (T5B) Phase two includes a second satellite (T5C) due for completion in 2011 T5A terminal 396m long by 176m wide by 40m high T5B terminal 442m long by 52m wide by 19.5m high Area of T5 site Passengers accommodated 30M (phases 1 and 2) Passengers accommodated phase 1 27M Passengers accommodated phase 2 3M No of aircraft stands (phase 1) 47 No of aircraft stands (phase 2) 60 Control tower 87m high Baggage system 18km length of system Heathrow Express extension 3.2km (2 x 1.6km), 5.7m diameter twin bore tunnel Piccadilly Line extension 3.4km, (2 x 1.2km), 4.5km diameter twin bore tunnel Airside Road tunnel 2.6km (2 x 1.3km), 8.1m diameter twin bore tunnel Storm Water Outfall tunnel 4.1km, 2.91m diameter single bore A3044 service tunnel crossing 280m (2 x 140m), 2.5m diameter twin bore Twin river diversion 6km (2 x 3km channels) Pavement quality concrete 335,000m 3(4,700m 3per week at peak) Multi-storey car park 4,000 space Length of site roads 5.75km Total volume of earthworks 6.5Mm 3(phase 1) - enough to fill the new Wembley stadium one and a half times Area of cut off walls 2.8km Steel reinforcement 150,000t Structural steel 80,000t (Wembley stadium has 23,000t, Birmingham Bull Ring shopping centre has 13,800t) Structural concrete 1.2Mm 3(14,000m 3a week at peak) Number of concrete batchers 4Number of site facilities six compounds Area of archaeology works 70ha Landscaping 450 native semi-mature trees, 2,000 native semi-mature shrubs and over 100,000 evergreen ground cover shrubs

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