AAI Announces Expansion Plans For Trichy Airport

Mobility Outlook Bureau
05 May 2022
12:08 PM
1 Min Read

At present more than 75% of the construction work for terminal building is completed and the project will be ready by April 2023


The Airports Authority of India (AAI) has announced  expansion work of Trichy Airport including construction of a New Integrated Passenger Terminal Building, a new Apron, Air Traffic Control (ATC) Tower, and upgradation of air side facilities to cater the growing passenger traffic and reduce congestion during peak hours at the airport.

The  project will be ready by April 2023 an AAI release said. The authority noted that Trichy is the second largest airport in international passenger traffic next to Chennai & Coimbatore and development of aviation infrastructure will ensure enhanced air connectivity for Trichy and surrounding area in Tamil Nadu.

At present more than 75% of the construction work for the terminal building has been completed.

The new terminal building is being constructed at the cost of INR 951.28 crore and will process 2900 passengers during peak hours.

It will be equipped with 48 check-in counters and 10 boarding bridges.

The terminal spread across 75000 sq m will be an energy efficient building with sustainable features.

Additionally, the airport expansion project also includes new apron, associated taxiways and isolation bay to make the airport suitable for Multiple Apron Ramp System including five wide- body (Code E) or 10 narrow body aircraft (Code C). 

Besides, construction of a Control Room, supporting Equipment Rooms, Terminal RADAR, RADAR simulation, Automation facilities, VHF, AAI offices and Meteorological offices along with four-lane elevated access road connecting the Terminal Building to the city are also the part of the project. 

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