Nagpur: The Dr Ambedkar International Airport at Nagpur has inaugurated its newly upgraded, Rs79 crore ($19.8 million) Integrated Terminal Building on 14 April 2008.
The Airport Authority of India (AAI) has extensively modified and upgraded the existing terminal building to convert it into a modern, world class structure.
The building covers an area of 17,500 sq. mtrs. and can handle 400 arriving/400 departing domestic passengers and 150 arriving/150 departing international passengers at peak hours.
The Integrated Terminal Building is a contemporary concrete, glass and steel structure and is equipped with modern facilities such as central air-conditioning, passenger boarding bridges with Visual Docking Guidance System, Escalators, Lifts, Baggage Conveyor System in the arrival as well as the departure hall, CCTV, FIDS and other modern passenger amenities of international standards.
The new Integrated Terminal Building has been provided with 20 check-in counters and 20 immigration counters and now has modern facilities like a restaurant, snack bar, child care room, a bank, ATMs, duty free shops, concessionaire, medical inspection rooms.
The facility will also boast of a spacious car park, which can accommodate 600 cars at a time.
For improving city-side connectivity, the AAI has also constructed a new approach road to connect the terminal building with the main highway. The AAI also plans to construct a new control tower and technical block with all modern CNS ATM facilities.