On Going Airport Projects


1. Upgradation & Development of Amritsar Airport, Punjab
This project was approved in November 2000 for an amount of Rs.79.27 crores. The objective of the project is to upgrade and develop Amristar Airport as an International Airport taking into consideration of the increase in traffic potential. The following works have been completed so far
(i) extension of runway from 2780 mtrs to 3289 mtrs and strengthening / resurfacing of existing runway
(ii) construction of cargo complex, fire station and AC Plant building and
(iii) construction of compound wall, perimeter road, widening of approach
road and car park. The construction of new terminal building, technical building are in progress and expected to be completed by June 2005.

2. Construction of new runway and allied works at Mangalore Airport, Karnataka
The project was approved in August,2003 for an estimated cost of Rs. 55.26 Crore. The scope of the work includes strengthening of existing runway (1770 mtr), taxiway and apron to accommodate AB 310-300 type of aircraft (PCN 60), expansion of existing apron (91X40) mtr to make total dimension (182X55) mtr and construction of new runway (2450X46) mtr of strength PCN 60 to cater AB 310-300 (154 Tonnes) Type of Aircraft. 50% of the project has been completed so far and major component of earth work is being taken up.

3. Strengthening & Extension of Runway at Khajuraho Airport, Madhya Pradesh.
The project was approved on 09-11-2001 for Rs.21.78 crore. The scope of the project includes strengthening of existing runway, extension of runway including turning pad and shoulder, provision of storm water drainage, perimeter road, installation of localizer and glide path, provision of runway lights including CAT-1 approach lighting system, etc. at Khajuraho Airport. This project has been completed.

4. Strengthening & Extension of Runway at Lucknow Airport , Uttar Pradesh.
This project was approved on 13-11-2001 for Rs.32.91 crore. The project consists of strengthening of existing runway including widening of existing shoulders from 5.5 mtr to 7.5 mtr, extension of runway from 2208 m to 2744 m (9000 ft) including turning pad and shoulders, dismantling and re-construction of box culverts for operation of B747 Type of aircraft, provision of CAT-II runway lighting, grading of runway strip, Construction of perimeter road of width 3.5 mtrs. This project has been completed.

5. Extension of runway & allied works at Varanasi Airport, Uttar Pradesh.
This project was approved on 09-11-2001 for Rs.31.43 crore. The scope of the work includes strengthening of existing runway, taxiway and apron including provision of shoulders, extension of existing apron, construction of isolation bay, link taxiway including allied electrical works. Runway work has been completed. Extension of runway work will be taken up as soon as land is handed over by State Government. Matter is being pursued with the State Government.

6. Extension of Terminal Building and allied works at Srinagar, J & K.
This project was approved on 13-03-2003 for Rs.60.07 crore. The scope of the work includes (i) extension and renovation of existing Terminal Building including internal water supply, sanitary installations, internal electrification, fire alarm and detection works and other allied works and (ii) extension of apron and allied works. Work in respect of extension and renovation of existing terminal building and allied works awarded on 29-10-2004 for an amount of Rs.36.16 crore . 20% of the project work has been completed.

7. Construction of New Terminal Building & allied works at Gaya Airport, Bihar.
This project was approved on 18-01-2002 for Rs.44.52 crore. The scope of the work covers construction of New Terminal Building i/c internal W/S, S/I, I/E wiring for fire detection and alarm system work for PAX in peak hours. Work relating to construction of New Terminal Building i/c internal W/S, S/I, I/E wiring for fire detection and alarm system is in progress . 93% of the work has been completed. Other works like construction of perimeter road, provision of passenger lift work, provision of 33/.433 KV sub station equipment work, provision of automatic sprinklers and fire hydrant, provision of escalator, air conditioning, apron, flood light etc are in different stages of completion. False ceiling work of New Terminal Building work is being taken up.

8. Extension & Resurfacing of runway, apron, TT and bridges on nallah at Hyderabad Airport, Andhra Pradesh
This project was approved on 23-10-2001 for Rs.69.69 crores. The scope of the project includes strengthening of existing runway, linked taxiways ‘A’ ‘B’ ;C’ and apron to PCN-72 for maximum take off weight of 217 tonnes of design Aircraft of A-330-200, extension of runway by 127 mtrs in the western side and 335 mtr in the eastern side, construction of part parallel taxiway, bridge over nallah, perimeter road, storm water drain and associated electrical works etc. So far 89% of the project has been completed. Contract has been rescinded
and tenders called at risk and cost of original contractors.

9. Construction of new departure block for domestic terminal building at Ahmedabad Airport Gujarat.
This project was approved on 5-6-2000 for Rs.46.09 crores. The scope of the work includes construction of New Domestic Departure Building including central air-conditioning, FIDS, Public address system, CCTV, Fire fighting system, car parking, passengers boarding bridges. 85% of the project has been completed so far.

10. Expansion and modification of Terminal Building at Calicut Airport, Kerala
This project was approved on 3-1-2003 for Rs.89.48 crore. The scope of the work includes expansion and modification of domestic and international terminal building by extending the existing international terminal building for handling 500 departing & 500 arriving passengers, additional plinth area of 18100 sqm with car parking to accommodate 250 cars i/c central air conditioning, passengers boarding bridges, escalators, FIDS etc. So far 20% of the works have been completed. 11. Strengthening and extension of runway at Trichy Airport, Tamil Nadu This project was approved on 31-03-2003 for Rs.25.93 crore. The scope of the work includes strengthening of existing runway (6000 ft), taxiway and apron for operation of B-737-800 type of aircraft and extension of runway in the eastern direction to make total length of runway of 8000 ft, construction of isolation bay and associated electrical works at the Airport. So far 30 % of the works has been completed.

12. Strengthening and extension of runway at Coimbatore Airport, Tamil Nadu
This project was approved on 31-03-2003 for Rs.42.00 crore. The scope of the work includes upgradation of runway for operation of B-767-400 class of aircraft and extension of runway by 400 mtr in the North East direction and 300 mtr in South West direction to make total length of runway to 2990 mtrs, expansion of apron to make total dimension of 225 X 146 mtrs, construction of isolation bay and associated electrical works. So far 70% of the works has been completed. Land for extension of runway at 23 end is being acquired.

13. Construction of Integrated Cargo Complex at NSCBI Airport, Kolkatta, West Bengal.
Construction of Integrated Cargo Complex at NSCBI Airport, Kolkatta was approved on 20-12-2000 for Rs.49.66 crore. On completion of the project, the total floor area of the integrated Cargo Complex shall be 19,468 sqm. The project was awarded on 04-08-2004 and work is in progress. Now pile foundation work is being taken up.

14. Development of Surat Airport, Gujarat Development of Surat Airport
Project was approved on 23-09-2003 for Rs.35.30 crore. The scope of the work includes extension, strengthening, widening of existing runway,
construction of taxi-track, apron, perimeter road, control tower, E & M workshop, fire station (category iv), power house, installation of CNS equipments. Runway work was awarded in April 2004 and the work is in progress. Tender action for terminal building is being taken up.

15. Procurement of calibration aircraft, All India
Calibration Aircraft is under procurement at an estimated cost of Rs.35.00 crore. This aircraft will be fitted with new Automatic Flight Inspection Systems (AFIS) to make it suitable for air calibration of navigational aids and surveillance equipments. The aircraft is capable of flying at high altitudes, hence makes it suitable for determining the coverage of Navigational aids and radars at high altitudes. The technical evaluation of bids is in progress. Placement of purchase order is proposed to be taken up in the next quarter.

16. Procurement of Automatic Flight Inspection System (AFIS), All India.
Automatic Flight Inspection System (AFIS) is under procurement for installing in the new calibration aircraft under procurement. AFIS is used for flight check / calibration of the navigational aids and radars before commissioning these facilities. It is also used for routine periodic flight check of CNS equipments. Purchase order for procurement was placed in April 2004 and the equipment has been received at New Delhi. Installation of AFIS for calibration aircraft is being taken up.

17. Extension and modification of terminal-I building at CSI Airport, Mumbai, (Maharashtra).
This project was approved for an amount of Rs.46.30 crore in August 2004. However, the cost of the project was revised to Rs.65.40 crore in November 2004. The scope of the work includes

(i) building expansion area – approximately 7000 sqm for new departure lobby including arrivals on city side and 3800 sqm on air side for new security hold area
(ii) city side development including modifications to the car park and re-routing of traffic system including relocation of existing canopy for providing covered approach in front of the extended
portion of building and
(iii) renovation of existing building in an area of about 12,000 sqm. Detailed order was issued in November 2004. Dismantling work of departure-I has been completed. 20 % of the project work has been completed so far.

18. Extension and strengthening of runway and allied works at Madurai Airport.
The project was approved on 12-04-2004 for an amount of Rs.35.25 crore. The scope of the project includes extension of runway by 460 mtrs. in the Western Direction to make the total physical length of runway 2286 mtrs and strengthening of runway, apron, construction of new taxi track, isolation bay with link taxi track and shoulders etc.The work was awarded on 18-01-2005.

19. Development of Visakhapatnam Airport, Andhra Pradesh
This project was approved on 10-12-2002 for Rs.191.52 crore. The major scope of work includes
(i) construction of earthen bund cum boundary wall (length 8800 mtr)
(ii) construction of runway, (950 m), apron, taxi-track, isolation bay i/c shoulder and
(iii) construction of balance portion of runway, over run, shoulder and strengthening of existing
runway and other associated works. Construction of boundary wall is completed. 46% of construction of runway and other works are completed.

[The Status of the project listed abover are as of first quarter of 2005]