Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Updated plan aims 109 mln passenger capacity at Delhi airport

New Delhi: The updated master plan of the IGI Airport envisages increasing the passenger handling capacity to 109.33 million passengers per annum in a phased manner, according to the government.

The Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGIA) is operated by Delhi International Airport Ltd (DIAL) -- a joint venture between GMR, AAI and Fraport AG.

In a written reply to the Rajya Sabha yesterday, Minister of State for civil aviation Jayant Sinha has said development works for the airport include expansion of Terminal 1 and 3, construction of a new Terminal 4 and new runway, among others in three phases starting from 2017 till 2034.

"The updated master plan envisages expansion of passenger handling capacity of IGI Airport from existing 62 million passenger per annum to 109.33 mppa in a phased manner by way of both Airside and Terminal side developments," he said.
15/03/17 Outlook