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Changi Airport Connector and Jurassic Mile come to life at night with Changi’s year-end light-up
Transport Minister S. Iswaran launches the Avatar-inspired festive light-upand kicks off the Changi Jurassic Adventure with the airport community in celebration of a year of aviation recovery
SINGAPORE, 6 December 2022 – Beyond Changi Airport’s year-end celebrations at the terminals, the airport’s annual Changi Festive Village brings even more activities to the outdoors. Minister for Transport S. Iswaran launched the festive light-up at Changi Airport Connector, Dino Glow, which is supported by the Singapore Tourism Board. He was joined by the Changi Airport community, also known as ONE Changi , in celebration of a year of strong recovery for the aviation hub and to thank them for their hard work with the resumption of four-terminal operations at Changi Airport and the return of air travel.
The airport community and their families celebrate as the atmosphere illuminates with the launch of the Dino Glow light-up
Transport Minister S. Iswaran posing for a wefie with Mr Lee Seow Hiang, CEO of Changi Airport Group (in red) and members of the airport community, taken by Mr Jayson Goh, Managing Director of Airport Operations Management at Changi Airport Group
After the launch of the light-up, Minister Iswaran flagged off the special preview of Changi Jurassic Adventure’s geo-location based 3.5km Puzzle Hunt for the over 100 airport workers and their families, ahead of its public run on 10 December 2022.
Mr Jayson Goh, Managing Director of Airport Operations Management at Changi Airport Group, said, “2022 has been a year of strong recovery for our aviation hub. We have made good progress since the reopening of travel this year, which includes the return to four-terminal operations, and are poised to welcome more passengers this year-end peak travel season. We’re delighted to be here today to appreciate the dedication and perseverance of the airport community, and to celebrate the year end festivities with visitors to Changi Airport.”
He added, “Changi Jurassic Adventure and Dino Glow bring more outdoor fun to Changi Festive Village for families, friends, and fitness buffs to enjoy. Our first-ever evening puzzle hunt integrates both physical and digital experiences for participants to explore Changi Airport Connector in a new and exciting way. Dino Glow, our festive light-up at Changi, will take visitors on a magical journey into an Avatar-inspired world and show our dinos in a new light.”
An exclusive preview of Changi Jurassic Adventure for the airport community
The airport community and their families enjoying a preview of the Changi Jurassic Adventure 3.5km Puzzle Hunt, ahead of its public run on 10 December 2022
Members of the airport community were treated to an exclusive preview of Changi Jurassic Adventure’s 3.5km Puzzle Hunt today. Setting off from T2 South Link (near Carpark 2A), participants were challenged to find over 30 checkpoints along the Changi Airport Connector in this first-ever evening Puzzle Hunt. The race app detects participants’ location and triggers activities, such as trivia questions about the prehistoric era or Augmented Reality (AR) games and photo opportunities with dinosaurs. Registration for the public event on 10 December 2022 is currently open and closes at 12:00pm on the day of the hunt.
For runners and cycling enthusiasts, Changi Jurassic Adventure also offers a Virtual Run or Ride Challenge, which can be completed any time between 12 December 2022 and 31 January 2023. Racers can unlock distance milestones in regular intervals up to 42km (Run) or 90km (Ride) and win limited-edition finisher rewards upon completion.
All participants of the Changi Jurassic Adventure also stand a chance to win amazing lucky draw prizes such as over ten pairs of air tickets to a variety of exotic destinations, like Seoul, South Korea on T'way Air; Noumea, New Caledonia on Aircalin; Helsinki, Finland on Finnair; San Francisco, USA on United Airlines, and more!
Dino Glow lights up Changi Airport Connector
The dinosaurs at Dino Glow will take on a different light as night falls at Changi Airport Connector
From now till 31 January 2023, visitors to Changi Airport Connector will be mesmerised by Dino Glow: Changi's longest-ever festive light-up. Inspired by the colours and bioluminescence of the world of Avatar, the light-up greets visitors with a trail for 1,100 levitating jellyfish beneath the T2 Skytrain tracks. Dotted along the park connector are 3,600 mushrooms and 4,000 dandelions, ushering explorers to a brilliant 40-metre tunnel of lighted arches. Spot glowing gingerbread men awaiting visitors’ arrival along with the dazzling dinosaurs of Jurassic Mile who are decked out for the holidays.
Submit your best shots at Changi Airport Connector to the Canon x Changi: Going Outdoors photography contest and stand to win great prizes!
Shutterbugs who capture the beauty of Dino Glow’s sparkle can submit their snaps to the Canon x Changi: Going Outdoors photography contest and stand to win fabulous prizes! Entrants to the “Mystical Sights” category from 15 December 2022 to 9 January 2023 will need to submit their most stunning nighttime scenery shots of Dino Glow. Meanwhile, those who participate in the “Celebrating Special Moments” category from 10 to 31 January 2023 can turn in their best photos of people in motion or interacting at Changi Airport Connector. The top prize for each category is a Canon PowerShot G7X Mark III point-and-shoot camera worth S$999, while five runners-up will walk away with a Canon Selphy CP1500 mobile phone printer worth S$229.
Food trucks at Terminal 2 serve up flavourful favourites
Take your pick from the food trucks parked outside Terminal 2. Choose from Old Chang Kee, The Halal Food Truck, The Goodburger, Crowne Plaza, and more!
Every Friday, Saturday and Sunday from now till 1 January 2023, visitors to Terminal 2 and Changi Airport Connector can fuel up on mouth-watering Avatar-inspired delectables from the food trucks lining up near Carpark 2A.
Even more food trucks have been added to the line-up, including The Coffee Bandits, for those who need their caffeine fix or would like to have a go at their Blueberry Bubble Tea, The Travelling C.O.W for diner-style hotdogs and refreshing, blue Pandora Kakigori (shaved ice), as well as a traditional ice cream uncle peddling old school icy confectionaries.
Diners can grab a meal, drink, or snack and settle down to soak in the bustling atmosphere before embarking on their Jurassic adventure down Changi Airport Connector.
 ONE Changi is the amalgamation of Changi Airport Group (CAG) and over 200 airport partners – a 30,000-strong community which includes government agencies, ground handling agents, as well as retail, ground operations, and custodial partners.
About Changi Airport Group
Changi Airport Group (Singapore) Pte Ltd (CAG) (www.changiairportgroup.com) was formed on 16 June 2009 and the corporatisation of Singapore Changi Airport (IATA: SIN, ICAO: WSSS) followed on 1 July 2009. As the company managing Changi Airport, CAG undertakes key functions focusing on airport operations and management, air hub development, commercial activities and airport emergency services. CAG also manages Seletar Airport (IATA: XSP, ICAO: WSSL) and through its subsidiary Changi Airports International, invests in and manages foreign airports.
As one of Asia’s most connected international aviation hubs, Changi Airport links Singapore to some 130 cities globally, with over 80 airlines operating more than 4,500 weekly flights. Jewel Changi Airport, a multi-dimensional lifestyle destination, opened in April 2019, adding to Changi Airport’s shopping and dining offerings of over 550 F&B and retail outlets across the airport. The world’s most awarded airport, Changi has won over 650 accolades for its consistent and excellent airport staff service, passenger experience and safety standards.