The expansion of Copenhagen Airport with a new 'finger' is just one of several projects that KHR Architecture has completed for CPH Airport. The building totals 9000 m2 and serves as a link to terminals A, B and C.
In addition to the projects at Copenhagen Airport, KHR Architecture has also been the architect on a number of other infrastructure projects, including Arlanda Airport, Billund Airport, Copenhagen Metro and a number of stations.

Copenhagen Airport
9000 ㎡
DKK 150 M

Two kinds of traffic

Finger D is the first building in Kastrup to be prepared for non-Schengen/Schengen traffic. The finger is on 2 floors with non-Schengen passengers on top. To respect the "land border" between the two areas, there are over two metre high glass partitions all around the non-Schengen.

The separation between non-Schengen and Schengen passengers is done via an elevator/staircase immediately after the passengers leave the bridge and enter Finger D. The stairwells are located outside the through façade. Non-Schengen passengers then walk on footbridges across the lounge and Schengen area to a balcony level with longitudinal moving walkways leading them to passport and security control. The Schengen area also has moving walkways through the 200 m long connecting area.


The name, Finger D, is actually misleading. The existing fingers: A, B and C in Kastrup are located perpendicular to the south and all emanate from the main direction, where all the terminals and shopping centres are located in a unified band. The strip extends from west to east from Terminal 1 to the inland terminal, via the bus terminal to Terminal 3 - the station terminal. Finger D forms part of this belt as a link of approximately 200 m to a new Terminal 4. The finger is approximately 9,000 m2 and was inaugurated in 1999.

"Finger D is the last major expansion of Copenhagen Airport. It has been developed as a natural extension of KHR's projects at Copenhagen Airport starting with Finger B in 1986."

Lars Kragh, Managing Director and Partner, KHR Architecture


Malmö Central Station is one of three stations connecting the City Tunnel in Malmö. With Malmö City Tunnel...

Flintholm station appears as three stations united in one under a large glass roof that serves as an image...

KHR has designed Tårnby Station, which is part of the city's transport hub and part of A/S Øresund...