Tiruchi Airport’s New Terminal Mega Project to be Executed Soon. The mega project on constructing of the state-of-the-art passenger terminal building at the Tiruchi international airport is to be executed at a cost exceeding Rs 650 crore and the work is executed to commence in October.
With the tendering process completed and mandatory clearance having come through from the Public Investment Board, The Airports Authority of India (AAI) is in the process of awarding the work to the lowest bidder for the mega project.
A leading Kolkata based Construction Company quoted the lowest price in the bidding process for the multi-layered passenger terminal building construction project at the fast growing Tiruchi airport.
The design of the new terminal building would come up on an area exceeding 60,000 square metres on the site owned by the AAI adjoining the existing terminal building with basement and air-side corridor.
The AAI had obtained No-Objection Certificate (NOC) for height clearance for the new terminal building which would be about 35 metres.
As per the plan, the new terminal building would come up adjoining the existing structure with the blueprint having already been readied by a French consultant engaged by the AAI and it would be completed in 3 years from the date of the award of contract.
The official said that alongside this development, the Public Investment Board of the Government of India headed by Secretary (Expenditure) has cleared funds to the tune of Rs. 930 crore for the construction of new passenger terminal building as well as for the construction of a new apron to accommodate 10 aircraft and a new Technical block – Cum – Air Traffic Control Tower at the Tiruchi airport.