(GPS: 1.3516, 103.89951) is a place in central eastern Singapore
. The name Paya Lebar means "wide swamp", recalling a time past when there was indeed a swamp here, beside the Kallang River
. Since then, the area has been drained and developed.
The former Paya Lebar Airport was the main civilian airport for Singapore, operating from 1955 until the opening of Changi Airport in 1981.
The present Paya Lebar planning area is bordered by Pasir Ris
to the north, Tampines
to the east, Bedok
to the south, and Hougang
to the west. It is divided into 5 neighbourhoods, or subzones, called Airport Road, Paya Lebar East, Paya Lebar North, Paya Lebar West and Plab.
Map of Paya Lebar
The Paya Lebar MRT Station
(EW8/CC9) is actually located outside
the Paya Lebar planning area. The nearest MRT station is the Kembangan MRT Station
Interchange of Paya Lebar Road and Pan Island Expresswayhttp://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:PIE_Paya_Lebar_flyover_20060407.JPG
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