New Terminal building for Kanpur airport under construction

2022-09-01 15:30:26 Logistics News (Airlines & Aviation)

The State owned Airport Authority of India has taken up development work of Civil Enclave at Kanpur airport with enhanced passenger facilities at a cost of Rs 143.6 Crores. It includes construction of a new terminal building and an apron suitable for parking three A 321 type aircraft.

Built in an area of 6248 sq. meters, the new terminal building of the civil enclave will be designed to process 300 passengers during peak hours. Equipped with all modern passenger amenities, the terminal will have eight check-in counters, conveyor belts for arriving passengers. A parking area has also been planned for parking of 150 Cars

The façade of the terminal will also reflect the local art and heritage of the place inspired from famous JK Temple of Kanpur. The development project is also expected to be completed by 31st December 2022.

Kanpur city is the commercial capital of Uttar Pradesh and hub for Leather, Textile and Defense production. Also known for historical pilgrim places and various premier institutions, the city attracts air travelers in large numbers. Currently, Kanpur Airport is directly connected to Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore and Gorakhpur.

The development of civil enclave of Kanpur Airport with enhanced capacity will improve the connectivity to this City, giving impetus to the overall growth of the region.

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