Government Nod For 3 New Airport Terminal Buildings At Chennai, Lucknow, Guwahati


In a major step towards augmentation of aviation infrastructure in the country, the Centre on Wednesday approved a proposal to build new terminal buildings at the Chennai, Lucknow and Guwahati airports at an estimated cost of over Rs 5,000 crore.

The proposal was approved by the Union Cabinet which met on Wednesday. The aviation sector in the country is currently growing at well over 20 per cent and touched 28 per cent in March, with 1.16 crore Indians making flight journeys during the month.

Civil Aviation Minister Suresh Prabhu said the new terminal building approved for the Chennai airport at Rs 2,467 crore will have a capacity to handle 35 million passengers per annum and take care of the growth requirement till 2027. Read More…

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