Foundation stone laid for Vijayawada airport terminal building

Inspired by the rural-urban blend of Vijayawada’s culture, the exteriors and interiors of the airport have been designed to portray a smart gateway to this region

GN Bureau | December 18, 2018


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 Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu recently laid the foundation stone of new integrated terminal building of Vijayawada airport.

 
Vijayawada airport’s terminal building will be spread across 35,000 sq metres and is being developed by the airports authority of India (AAI) at the cost of Rs 611 crores. The terminal would be a steel and glass structure with modern passenger friendly facilities with peak hour handling capacity of 1,200 passengers.
 
The terminal building will have 24 check - in counters and will be equipped with all modern passenger-friendly facilities. Inspired by the rural-urban blend of Vijayawada’s culture, the exteriors and interiors of the airport have been designed to portray a unique and smart gateway to this region. The local environment and cultural references, as well as the historical art and architecture of the region, are interpreted in a modern way to add grandeur to space.

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