New airport terminal in Shirdi airport by May 2024 in Maharashtra

01 Dec 2022

The new terminal building of the Shirdi airport would be commissioned in May 2024, about a year after its construction starts in April next year.

An official of the Maharashtra Airport Development Company (MADC), which manages the airport, said that deputy chief minister Devendra Fadnavis has issued instructions to immediately complete all the processes pertaining to the construction of the airport's new terminal building. Rs 3.50 billion has been approved for the project.

At present, the final design of the new terminal building is on. MADC would float the tender for its construction in December-end or early next year. "another MADC official added that once the work is awarded, it will take 18 months to complete the building and commission it for operations. Actual construction work is expected to start from April next year.

The Shirdi airport was inaugurated on October 2017. It was among the fastest-growing airports of the MADC before the pandemic. The current terminal building can hold 300 passengers at a time. Flyers frequently complained about its alleged below-par facilities and lack of space.

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