A holistic development project costing Rs 143.6 Cr is underway
Kanpur city is the commercial capital of Uttar Pradesh and the hub for Leather, Textile and Defense production. Also known for historical pilgrim places and various premier institutions, the city attracts air travellers in large numbers. Currently, Kanpur Airport is directly connected to four cities Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore & Gorakhpur.
Considering the growth in passenger traffic, AAI has undertaken the development work of the Civil enclave at Kanpur Airport with enhanced passenger facilities at a project cost of Rs 143.6 Crores. The development project includes the construction of a new terminal building, and an apron suitable for parking three A-321 types of aircraft.
New terminal building to process 300 passengers during peak hours
Built-in an area of 6248 sq. mt, 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, and conveyor belts for arriving passengers. A parking area has also been planned for the parking of 150 Cars. The terminal building will be a Four-Star GRIHA-rated energy-efficient building with sustainability features. The façade of the terminal will also reflect the local art and heritage of the place inspired by the famous JK Temple of Kanpur. The development project is also expected to be completed by 31st December 2022.
The development of the civil enclave of Kanpur Airport with enhanced capacity will improve the connectivity to this City, giving impetus to the overall growth of the region.
Disclaimer : This is an official press release by PIB.