According to the Airports Authority of India, 75 percent of the construction work for the new integrated passenger terminal at Trichy Airport in Tamil Nadu has been completed. It will be ready for use by April 2023.
The Airports Authority of India (AAI), stated in a statement that more than 75% of the work on the terminal building’s construction is complete and the project will be completed by April 2023.
Trichy in Tamil Nadu is the third-largest international airport, after Chennai and Coimbatore. Trichy and the area surrounding Tamil Nadu will have better air connectivity thanks to the construction of an aviation infrastructure.
Airports Authority of India (AAI) has completed expansion work at Trichy Airport. The project includes the construction of a new integrated passenger terminal, an Apron, Air Traffic Control (ATC), tower and upgrading of airside facilities. These improvements were made to meet the growing passenger flow and to reduce congestion at peak times.
The new terminal building, which will be constructed at a cost of Rs 951.28 million, is designed to handle 2,900 passengers during peak hour. The terminal is equipped with 48 check-in counters as well as 10 boarding bridges. It will be an energy-efficient and sustainable building, according to the Airports Authority of India.
“The new terminal building, covering 75,000 sq.m., has been designed to be an iconic structure. It features a dynamic and dramatic building form combined with a magnificent roof. The statement stated that the interiors of this building reflect the city’s culture through contemporary materials and textures.
A new airport expansion project includes a new runway, taxiways and an isolation bay. This will make the airport more suitable for Multiple Apron Ramp systems (i.e. Five wide-body (Code A) or 10 narrow body (Code B).
The project also includes the construction of a control and supporting equipment room, Terminal RADAR, RADAR simulating, automation facilities, VHF, AAI office, meteorological offices, and a control room.
The Project also includes an elevated access road of four lanes connecting the terminal building and the city.