The airport, planned for an annual traffic of 3 million passengers, was designed in the form of an airplane, with gates along the ayis of the main body and departure and arrival halls in the two wings. The lower level of the terminal building houses the arrival lobby, and in the lofty space of the first floor is the departure lobby. It covers an area of 58'000 square meters. There are three main storeys above ground level focusing to a six-storey rise in the center of the building. It is a reinforced concrete structure with a steel frame roof covered by a hyphalon membrane. The building supports a glass curtain wall, with parts of the exterior clad in marble.