The foundation stone has been laid for the extension of the Gorakhpur airport's terminal building. The existing Gorakhpur airport terminal building cannot cater to the exponentially growing passenger traffic at the Gorakhpur airport.
A proposal to expand the terminal building at Madurai airport is ready and awaiting approvals. The work is expected to cost Rs.3000 mn. It will commence in nine months and will be completed in one year after commencement.
The AAI has taken up the construction a greenfield Airport at Hollongi, 15-km from Itanagar in Arunachal Pradesh, with estimated cost of `6.5 mn. The project includes development work like construction of airport pavements, air side work, terminal building and city side work.
The Kolhapur Airport is being expanded with the construction of a new domestic terminal building and extension of the runway with a blast pad to make it suitable for operation of bigger A-320 type of aircraft – the work will be undertaken by AAI.
With regards to its tender for setting up a 100-kW grid-connected rooftop power plant on the terminal building of the Pune Airport as a part of the CAPEX model which is estimated to cost Rs.12.3 mn, the Airports Authority of India has extended the deadline for submission of bids