Thursday, September 14, 2017

US firm to prepare masterplan for Kolkata airport

Kolkata/Washington: Cincinnati-based global aviation planning and development firm Landrum & Brown (L&B) will prepare a 20-year master plan to increase the capacity and efficiency of Kolkata airport. L&B will also prepare the blueprint for Lucknow airport.
L&B has been associated with some of the top airports in the world, including Gatwick, Suvarnabhumi, Melbourne, Incheon, Abu Dhabi, Seattle and Dubai. In India, it has offered consultancy to Indira Gandhi International Airport and Rajiv Gandhi International Airport.
According to officials, the master plan prepared for Kolkata and Lucknow will incorporate sustainable and environment-friendly ways to accommodate the anticipated increase in demand at two of the fastest growing airports in AAI's network.
L&B chief executive officer Mark A Perryman said his company was looking forward to the opportunity to assist AAI in developing its long-term modernisation plans for Kolkata and Lucknow airports and bringing the best in class and technologies to solve complex issues at these vital transportation hubs.
14/09/17 Times of India