AAI to get 122 acres of land for new terminal at Jammu airport
AVIATION & AIRPORTS

AAI to get 122 acres of land for new terminal at Jammu airport

The Jammu and Kashmir government would hand over 122 acres of land to the Airports Authority of India (AAI) shortly to develop a state-of-the-art 25,000 sq m new terminal building at the airport.

Raghav Langer, Divisional Commissioner of Jammu, notified regarding the expansion during a meeting to review the progress on the land demarcation for the new terminal.

The officials said that the 122 acres or 974 Kanal of land have already been recognised, adding that it will be handed over soon to the AAI to expand the terminal.

The Jammu airport runway has been extended, and the 30% load penalty has been eliminated. It will bring huge relief to passengers and airlines, the authorities said.

The divisional commissioner additionally ordered the animal husbandry department to quickly shift its animals and its office buildings to other places as more than 100 acres of its land has been recognised for the Jammu airport expansion, they said.

The Jammu deputy commissioner has been urged to demarcate the land and hand over the same to airport officials so that work can commence.

The deputy commissioner notified that the land at Nagrota has already been allocated to the animal husbandry department for relocation of offices and poultry.

The divisional commissioner additionally examined the alignment of the Delhi-Katra expressway extent from Satwari to Fourth Bridge.

The expressway will be built from Delhi to Katra through Kunjwani and Satwari Chowk to Bhagwati Nagar Fourth Bridge to join it with the Jammu Akhnoor road project, they said.

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The Jammu and Kashmir government would hand over 122 acres of land to the Airports Authority of India (AAI) shortly to develop a state-of-the-art 25,000 sq m new terminal building at the airport. Raghav Langer, Divisional Commissioner of Jammu, notified regarding the expansion during a meeting to review the progress on the land demarcation for the new terminal. The officials said that the 122 acres or 974 Kanal of land have already been recognised, adding that it will be handed over soon to the AAI to expand the terminal. The Jammu airport runway has been extended, and the 30% load penalty has been eliminated. It will bring huge relief to passengers and airlines, the authorities said. The divisional commissioner additionally ordered the animal husbandry department to quickly shift its animals and its office buildings to other places as more than 100 acres of its land has been recognised for the Jammu airport expansion, they said. The Jammu deputy commissioner has been urged to demarcate the land and hand over the same to airport officials so that work can commence. The deputy commissioner notified that the land at Nagrota has already been allocated to the animal husbandry department for relocation of offices and poultry. The divisional commissioner additionally examined the alignment of the Delhi-Katra expressway extent from Satwari to Fourth Bridge. The expressway will be built from Delhi to Katra through Kunjwani and Satwari Chowk to Bhagwati Nagar Fourth Bridge to join it with the Jammu Akhnoor road project, they said. Image Source Also read: Adani takes up O&M of Thiruvananthapuram International Airport

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