Saturday, July 28, 2018

Sindhudurg airport construction to be completed by August

As much as 80 percent of the construction work on the Rs 520-crore Sindhudurg airport in the state is over, while the remaining work is expected to be completed by the next month,an official release said today.

Significantly, the work on taxi way, apron and isolation bay has already been completed, it said.

The greenfield airport is being constructed at Parule Chipi in the Sindhudurg district of the state by IRB Sindhudurg Airport on a design-build-finance-operate-transfer basis for the Maharashtra Industrial Development Corporation.

With a 2,500-metre long runway, the airport will have a capacity to handle 200 departing and 200 arriving passengers during peak hours.