India’s Chhatrapati Airport Opens New Terminal

18 April 2010 (Last Updated April 18th, 2010 18:30)

Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport (CSIA) in Mumbai, India, has unveiled its new domestic terminal, 1C, which can handle 900 passengers at any one time. The terminal, built at a cost of Rs300 crore ($66m), is spread over 297,194ft² across three levels and will be used to co

Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport (CSIA) in Mumbai, India, has unveiled its new domestic terminal, 1C, which can handle 900 passengers at any one time.

The terminal, built at a cost of Rs300 crore ($66m), is spread over 297,194ft² across three levels and will be used to connect terminals 1A and 1B, according to Business Standard.

The terminal will manage 65% of the passenger traffic generated by airlines such as Jet Airways, Air India and Kingfisher.

It features six aerobridges with two for each airline.

Level 1 includes offices for the airlines while level 2 hosts a security-hold area for passengers after checking in at terminal 1A or 1B. Level 3 features a food court.