Faroe Islands will release two stamps on 23rd February marking the opening of a new terminal at Vágar Airport. On June 18, 2014, the new terminal at Vágar Airport opened. A modern monument in steel and glass, adapted to the special Faroese topography. According to the architects behind the project, it is the story of the airport, which has inspired the design of the building. The large arched roofs are a tribute to the military barracks of the British troops, who built the airport during World War II. The large open glass panels towards the runway create the impression of travel and wide open spaces.