Arunachal Pradesh: Greenfield Airport In Hollongi To Operate From 15 August 2022

The development work of the proposed airport includes a terminal building, medical centre, airside work and other ancillary works.
Arunachal Pradesh: Greenfield Airport In Hollongi To Operate From 15 August 2022

ITANAGAR: The Airports Authority of India (AAI) has taken forward the construction work of the Greenfield Airport in the Hollongi region of Arunachal Pradesh.

The initiative has been taken to build the airport in view of air connectivity importance in the Itanagar of Arunachal Pradesh and it will also lead to the growth of economic activity in the region.

The Greenfield Airport will be constructed with an estimated amount of Rupees 645 crore and will be built 15 kilometres from the state's capital city of Itanagar.

The amount will include all development work, a terminal building, construction of airport pavements, airside work and city side works. The proposed airport will be operational from 15 August 2022.

ATC Tower cum Technical Block construction and other supplementary activities will also be available as part of the development work.

The development work will also include emergency requirements establishments like a medical centre and fire station.

The Greenfield Airport is mainly designed for operating of A-320 type of planes and future extension of Runway by 500 metre length to serve A-321 flights.

The terminal building is expected to be able to carry 200 passengers at the time of top hours. It will be equipped with at least eight check-in-counters and various other facilities for modern passengers.

An energy-efficient building will be made for the terminal equipped with a sustainable landscape and Rain Water Harvesting system.

The envelope of the building is shaped by surrounding natural landscapes and the roof structure is organic that can set up an immediate connection with viewers.

The interior will be unique as it is designed to provide a sense of calm to passengers travelling and this is made with a hidden service core, a glass façade and free-flowing spaces.

Earlier India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi gave importance to making the state into a significant gateway to SouthEast Asia aiming at the development of modern infrastructure in Arunachal Pradesh.

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