Indian Airport to Unveil New Terminal

5 July 2010 (Last Updated July 5th, 2010 18:30)

Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport in the state of Gujarat, India, will unveil its new terminal this month. The terminal, built at a cost of INR3bn ($64m) will have a capacity of 2,200 passengers each hour according to The Times of India. The terminal will include

Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport in the state of Gujarat, India, will unveil its new terminal this month.

The terminal, built at a cost of INR3bn ($64m) will have a capacity of 2,200 passengers each hour according to The Times of India.

The terminal will include an inline X-ray baggage inspection system integrated with departure conveyor system and check-in counters with common use terminal equipment (CUTE).

A state-of-the-art 500m travelator has also been constructed, connecting the domestic and international terminals.

The new building, initially conceptualised as an international terminal, will be used as a domestic terminal until it achieves full functionality.