Thursday, November 10, 2016

AAI announces Rs. 17000 crore for development of existing airports

Bhubaneswar: The Airports Authority of India on Tuesday announced a major expansion plan of Rs 17000 crore in next five years, for the development of existing airports in the country. AAI Chairman Guru Prasad Mahapatra, who paid a visit at the Bhubaneswar airport, said the development plan includes the expansion of terminals, runway and improvement in the radars of the air navigation system. During the briefing Mahapatra enlightened that round 200 to 300 crore would be spent by the AAI authority to expand the Bhubaneswar airport, under which new terminals would be built and the old ones would be repaired with new tools. The decision of expansion arrived after the aviation sector in India witnessed a growth of more than 20 percent. The Airports authority has plans to purchase new aircrafts under the process to increase the connectivity with other countries.
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