The Airports Authority of India (AAI) is upgrading the Tuticorin airport by initiating a undertaking that features widening the runway, setting up new air site visitors management (ATC) tower and a brand new terminal constructing, mentioned an official assertion on Friday.
The improve undertaking will price a complete of Rs 381 crore, the AAI mentioned in a press release.
The brand new terminal constructing will probably be unfold over an space of 13,530 sq. metres and can have the ability to deal with “600 passengers throughout peak hours”, the AAI talked about.
“Together with home terminal constructing, building of latest ATC tower-cum-technical block, fireplace station, isolation bay, aprons and 5 plane parking bays to park A-320 sort of plane can also be a part of the undertaking,” the AAI said.
The grasp undertaking consists of widening extension and strengthening work of current runway and related infrastructure, the AAI famous.
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