The first part of Airports Authority of India-run Dehradun Airport’s upgradation work, together with development of a brand new home terminal constructing, is anticipated to be accomplished by subsequent month, an official launch stated as we speak.
The Airports Authority of India (AAI) is investing Rs 353 crore for the airport’s facelift to reinforce its peak passenger dealing with capability by eight-fold, as per the discharge.
The first part of improvement work contains the development of a home terminal constructing together with utility block, automobile park, sewage remedy plant, rainwater harvesting buildings and different ancillary buildings, the AAI stated.
Almost 80 per cent of the event work of the primary part is accomplished and the undertaking is prone to be prepared by October, it added.
With an space of 42,776 sq metre, the brand new terminal constructing may have a concourse, check-in space, safety maintain and arrival lounge at floor ground. It will even accommodate varied places of work on the mezzanine ground.
Equipped with 36 check-in counters and 4 aerobridges, the brand new terminal may have all the trendy amenities like self-check-in kiosks and in-line baggage screening facility, the AAI stated, including ample retail area unfold in an space of 6,465 sq metre can also be deliberate to assist speed up the technology of income and employment.
The design peak of the constructing is optimally accomplished to cut back the price of development and operation, it stated.
The new constructing will even have eco-friendly sustainable options like a double-curved roof to assist in rainwater harvesting, sewage remedy plant, solar energy system, energy-efficient fixtures, amongst others, the discharge stated.
The second part of the event work will embrace shifting of operations from current terminal constructing to the brand new one and development of steadiness portion of the terminal constructing together with the combination of all of the companies and completion of steadiness works, the AAI stated.
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