Thursday, January 12, 2023

AAI says Trichy airport upgradation works to be completed by June

The Airports Authority of India (AAI) on Thursday said the upgradation works, including the construction of a new passenger terminal building, at Trichy airport, will be completed by June. The new terminal building being constructed at a cost of Rs 951 crore is designed to process 2,900 passengers during peak hours. Spread across an area of 75,000 square metres, it will have 48 check-in counters and 10 boarding bridges.

In a release, AAI said the airport expansion project includes a new apron, associated taxiways, isolation bay to make the airport suitable for Multiple Apron Ramp System. The construction of a control room, supporting equipment rooms, terminal RADAR, RADAR simulation, automation facilities, VHF, AAI offices and meteorological offices are also part of the project.

Besides, the project includes a four-lane elevated access road connecting the terminal building to the city.

12/01/23 PTI/Economic Times

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