PM Modi inaugurates new Airport Complex in Prayagraj
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated new airport complex at Prayagraj's Bamrauli airport on Sunday, which includes a new terminal and four aircraft parking bays. The complex, which has been constructed by the Airports Authority of India (AAI) at the cost of Rs 169 crore, will allow the Bamrauli Airport, located on the outskirts of Prayagraj, to handle more passenger flights ahead of next month's Kumbh Mela.
The inauguration took place in the presence of UP governor Ram Naik, UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, Commerce & Industry and Civil Aviation Minister Suresh Prabhu, UP Deputy Chief Minister Prasad Maurya, UP Health Minister Sidharth Nath Singh, and UP Civil Aviation Minister Nand Gopal Gupta.
In his address, PM applauded the efforts made by Airports Authority of India to complete the project of New Airport Complex in record 11 months and congratulated Suresh Prabhu and team of AAI.
The New Passenger Terminal Building, a centrally air-conditioned building, with an area of 6700 sq m has been planned to handle 300 peak hour passengers at a time. The terminal building is equipped with all essential passenger-friendly amenities and provided with CUTE-enabled Check-in-Counters, Baggage Conveyors, Elevator, Public Address System, Fire Fighting and Fire Alarm System, Flight information Display System (FIDS), CCTV, Baggage Scanners and Car Parking for 200 cars and Reserved Parking for 20 cars.