The brand new built-in passenger terminal constructing of the Airports Authority of India (AAI)-run Trichy airport in Tamil Nadu, with enhanced passenger dealing with capability, shall be purposeful from March 2022, an official launch mentioned on Thursday.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi had laid the muse stone for the development of a brand new terminal constructing on the airport within the historic temple metropolis within the state by way of a video hyperlink from Tirupur (Tamil Nadu) in February final 12 months.
The prevailing built-in passenger terminal is in use for each worldwide and home air site visitors and has exhausted its design capability, AAI mentioned within the launch.
The enlargement work which embody new terminal constructing, a brand new apron and a brand new air site visitors management (ATC) tower is being carried out at an funding of Rs 951.28 crore.
Greater than 40 per cent of the development work for terminal constructing is accomplished and the mission shall be prepared by March 2022, AAI mentioned.
Geared toward decreasing the passenger congestion, AAI has undertaken the enlargement work which incorporates development of a brand new built-in passenger terminal constructing with an space of 75, 000 sq m, and designed to course of 2,900 passengers throughout peak hours, a brand new apron, a brand new ATC tower, and upgradation of air aspect services, it mentioned.
The enlargement work additionally included development of related taxiways, isolation bay to make the airport appropriate for dealing with 5 wide-body (code-E) and 10 narrow-body (code-C) plane, management room, supporting tools rooms, organising of terminal radar, radar simulation, amongst others, AAI mentioned.
Geared up with 48 check-in counters and 10 boarding bridges, the terminal shall be an power environment friendly constructing with sustainable options, mentioned the discharge.