India’s Chandigarh International Airport Releases Building Plans

27 April 2010 (Last Updated April 27th, 2010 18:30)

Chandigarh International Airport in India will be built in four phases, the first of which will be complete by 2013. During phase I, the airport will receive a terminal that will enable it to handle 1.5 million passengers each year until 2013. Four aerobridges to accommodate 2

Chandigarh International Airport in India will be built in four phases, the first of which will be complete by 2013.

During phase I, the airport will receive a terminal that will enable it to handle 1.5 million passengers each year until 2013.

Four aerobridges to accommodate 26 aircraft will then be built.

Developed jointly by Punjab, Haryana and the Airports Authority of India, the airport will feature a modular green building with a capacity of 1,500 passengers during peak hours.

The facility will include a cargo terminal, three passenger terminals, a new air traffic control building, as well as a metro station and retail spaces, according to indianexpress.com.

Each terminal building will have two floors, with departures taking place from the upper level and arrivals from the ground level.