government has taken up the development of the non-metro
airports within the country with the objectives of providing
modern infrastructure and enhancing non-aeronautical revenue.
Non-metro airports numbering 35 have been identified for
this purpose, which will be developed in phases.
new concept for the 35 non-metro terminal buildings include
features such as modular design; structured steel with
toughened glass glazing; vertical air-conditioning system;
aero-bridges - with glass walls; walkways; in-line baggage
screening for check-in; escalators; improved signages;
integrated building management system; intelligent terminals;
CUTE; improved traffic management on city side.
I: Development of 10 non-metro airports
The 10 non metro airports that have been identified
for development under Phase I are Ahmedabad, Amritsar,
Guwahati, Jaipur, Udaipur, Trivandrum, Lucknow, Goa, Madurai
the approval of the AAI board, global technical advisor
(GTA) and Indian financial consultant (IFC) (one set each
for 5 non-metro airports covering the 10 non-metro airports)
were appointed. These Consultants were asked to carry
out a detailed techno-economic feasibility study and submit
a report with various options to be adopted by AAI for
development of the 10 non-metro airports.
II: Development of 15 non metro airports
15 airports identified for development under Phase-II
are Agatti, Aurangabad, Khajuraho, Rajkot, Vadodara, Bhopal,
Indore, Nagpur, Vishakhapatnam, Trichi, Bhubhaneshwar,
Coimbatore, Patna, Portblair and Varanasi.
III: Development of additional 10 metro airports
10 Non-Metro airports to be developed under Phase-III
are Agartala, Dehradun, Imphal, Ranchi, Raipur, Chandigarh,
Pune, Dimapur, Agra and Jammu.
of credit rating/lead arranger
has already appointed a credit rating agency, a financial
advisor cum lead arranger and the process for appointment
of four arrangers has been completed for raising the required
funds for funding the projects relating to airside, terminal
building etc. at these non metro airports.
M/s. CRISIL has been appointed for "Establishment
of credit rating of AAI" on 8 April 05. AAI has been
accorded "AAI" stable outlook rating by CRISIL.
has appointed M/s. A.K. Capital Services Ltd. as financial
advisor cum lead arranger on 6 August 2005 to advise AAI
on possible debt funding options, timing of reaching the
market, structure of the instruments etc.
The following firms have been selected for appointment
of arrangers for marketing/ placement/ syndication of
Capital Services Ltd.
ministry of civil aviation has submitted a proposal to
the committee on infrastructure for development of non-metro
airports, state owned airports, non-functional AAI airports,
green field airports and private airports. The proposal
has been reviewed
by the empowered sub-committee of committee on infrastructure
on 3 October, 2005 and by the task force on the financing
plan on 7 November, 2005.