The Union government, as part of its modernisation and upgradation of airports has constructed new terminal buildings of airports at Kolkata, Chennai, Ranchi, Raipur, Puducherry, Bhubaneshwar and Jaisalmer (Civil Enclave), said the Union Minister of State for Civil Aviation, KC Venugopal in the Lok Sabha on August 22.
These terminals are equipped with modern state-of-the-art passenger facilities. Airports Authority of India (AAI) has also taken up construction of new terminal buildings at the airports in Goa, Tirupati, Tezu, Vadodara, Chandigarh, Pakyong, Kadappa and Khajuraho.
A request has been received for provision of a third Passenger Boarding Bridge (PBB) in the New Integrated Terminal Building at Visakhapatnam. The request has been processed and order has been placed for the PBB. Apart from this, AAI has commissioned new modern Integrated Terminal with capacity to handle 400 domestic and 300 international passengers at a time alongwith works at Visakhapatnam, the Minister added.