Hubballi airport gets new terminal building

Hubballi airport has been included in the UDAN scheme in the second phase, says civil aviation minister

GN Bureau | December 19, 2017


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 Union minister for civil aviation P Ashok Gajapathi Raju inaugurated the upgraded terminal building of Hubballi airport. 

The new terminal building of Hubballi airport is a centrally air-conditioned and can handle 300 passengers during peak hours. It has all essential passenger-friendly amenities and conveniences like   check-in counters, baggage conveyors, elevator, public address system, fire fighting and fire alarm system, flight information display system (FIDS), CCTV, and baggage scanners. 
 
“The development of airport in the country is a joint effort of both the central and state government and all should come together to see that national flag is flying high,” Raju said. He said Hubballi airport has been included in the UDAN scheme in the second phase. 
 
“The response from the airlines is very good. Number of airports like Mumbai, Chennai, Pune, Hyderabad, Kolhapur, Sholapur, Cochin, Goa, Tirupati, Kannur and Belagavi can be connected in the near future,” he said. 
 
At present, Hubballi airport is having one daily flight connecting Bengaluru with ATR 72 type of aircraft operated by Alliance Air. It handled 25,928 passengers in 2016-17. Air India flight A-319 Bangalore-Mumbai via Hubli, operating thrice a week, was also flagged off.
 

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