RAJAHMUNDRY: A new integrated domestic terminal will come up at Rajahmundry airport as part of its expansion and upgradation plans. The new terminal building, which will be built at a cost of Rs 135 crore, will have all modern facilities including aero bridges and will be able to handle 1,400 passengers (700 arrivals and 700 departures) at a time.
An automated vehicle parking management system has also been installed at the airport which is expected to help in reducing congestion in front of the terminal building. Signages have been placed for smooth operation of the vehicle parking system. Additionally, no vehicle would be allowed to park in front of the terminal building.
Rajahmundry airport has been witnessing significant growth in terms of passenger footfall over the last six months — from 7,700 in July 2020 to 28,900 in December 2020. There are daily flights to Bengaluru, Hyderabad and Chennai from Rajahmundry. From March 28, there will be new flights to Tirupati and Visakhapatnam. The airport has also obtained a DGCA licence for handling wide-bodied aircraft such as Airbus 321 and Boeing 738.
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