GUWAHATI AIRPORT TO GET NEW INTEGRATED TERMINAL

(Last Updated On: February 10, 2018)

The Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi Airport in Guwahati will soon set a brand new incorporate terminal building. The construction cost of the new terminal will be Rs 1,232 Crores.

Sarbananda Sonowal (Chief Minister) and P. Ashok Gajapathi Raju (Union Minister for Civil Aviation) established the framework stone for the undertaking project.

This project is designed by an award-winning architectural consultancy firm, Design Forum International. It will draw inspiration from Icarus (the type of the human urge to fly) and the traditional Japanese art of paper folding, Origami.

The new terminal building will be spread over 50 acres and the focus point can be on sustainability and equip with worldwide passengers facilities. This will have the ability to handle 31 hundred travelers during peak hour. The building will comply with GRIHA (Green Rating for Integrated Habitat Assessment) four-star rating.

The crafts village will provide travelers with an immersive and engaging experience in the retail sector. It will have green regions inside and outside, interfacing travelers to nature. An internal forest feature, highlighting the rich ethos and culture of the Northeastern district of India, will be another pleasant experience for travelers. All this focus the rich background of the area to travelers.

The new terminal will have sixty-four check-in counters, twenty self-check-in kiosks 8 Immigration and custom counters, 6 arrival carousels, 25 elevators, 10 escalators and 20 plane parking bays amongst other facilities.

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