Thursday, June 02, 2022

Surat airport is gearing up for a makeover

The airport in India's diamond hub, Surat, is all set for a makeover with the Airport Authority of India developing it at a cost of Rs 353 crore.

Surat Airport serves a vast number of businesses around the country, since it is directly linked to 16 cities across the country.

The airport's new world-class terminal building will improve connectivity to this industrial city, boosting the region's overall growth.

The project entails expanding the existing terminal building from 8474 sqm to 25520 sqm. Aside from the terminal building development, work on expanding the apron from five to 18 parking spaces and constructing a parallel taxi track (2905 m X 30 m) is also underway.

The new state-of-the-art extended terminal building will be able to handle 1200 domestic and 600 international passengers' during peak hours, resulting in an annual capacity of 2.6 million passengers.

With 20 check-in counters, five aerobridges, an in-line baggage handling system, and five passenger arrival conveyor belts, the terminal building will offer all of the current passenger facilities. A parking lot with a capacity of 475 cars will be included in the new terminal building.

02/06/22 Riya Paliwal/Economic Times

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