Friday, August 31, 2018

New terminal building at Jaipur Airport soon

Jaipur: An action plan is being worked out to handle the rising footfall at the Jaipur Airport. For the same, a new terminal building will be added to the already existent terminal 1 and terminal 2 to ensure smooth passenger flow that has been on a rise since last few years. If this building comes into operation, the airport will be seven times the current infrastructure.

Sources said that a consultant has been appointed for the work and tender documents are being prepared and after this tender will be issued. All the planning work has been done with and on ground the work will take form from January.

The new terminal building will be made in area of about 1,25,000 square metre, informed the airport director Jaydeep Balhara while speaking to DNA. As per the report issued by airport authority, in the month of June last year 3,28,658 passengers visited Jaipur Airport while the number shot up to 4,29,920 in June this year showing an increase of 30 per cent. It is expected that the passenger rush will further increase in the coming years as Jaipur’s connectivity with other cities will come into play.
31/08/18 DNA

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