Civil Aviation Ministry Plans for Expansion of IGI Airport
 
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Civil Aviation Ministry Plans for Expansion of IGI Airport
 
Civil Aviation Ministry Plans for Expansion of IGI Airport

On March 15, minister of state for civil aviation, Jayant Sinha, in a reply to Rajya Sabha on expansion plan of IGI airport, said "In compliance with the provisions of Operation, Management and Development Agreement (OMDA), Delhi International Airport Private Limited (DIAL) has reviewed and updated the master plan of IGI airport, New Delhi in 2016 in consultation with the Airports Authority of India (AAI), sovereign agencies providing reserved services at the airport and with other stakeholders".

The total area of IGI airport alloted to DIAL for executing the expansion of IGI airport under the latest plan is 4608.90 acres.

The expansion aims to increase the passenger handling capacity of IGI airport. Sinha also told the parliament, "The updated master plan envisages expansion of passenger handling capacity of IGI Airport from existing 62 million passenger per annum (mppa) to 109.3 mppa in a phased manner by way of both airside and terminal side developments".

The development of the work include expansion of Terminal 1 and 3, construction of Terminal 4 and a new runway. The work is said to be done in three phases, starting from 2017 and till 2034. The design, project cost and other details have already been finalised.



 
 


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