The new international airport has been built at Mohali which will offer domestic as well as international flights. This new terminal is located in Jheourheri village, Mohali (Punjab). Approximate area of 306 acres has been covered. It is located about 8 kilometers to the south of the city. This airport is a joint venture of AAI (Airports authority of India) and Government of Punjab and Haryana.
On 11th of September 2015, this international terminal of Chandigarh was inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. It will be one of the major airports of North India.
Domestic flights will also get shifted to the new terminal. Firstly the name proposed was Mohali International Airport but now Punjab and Haryana reached an agreement to name it Chandigarh International Airport. Before about 25 domestic flights takes place from Chandigarh to other parts of India. Construction work was said to be completed by the end of May.
When this airport will get started, then the domestic terminal will be used as a flying club. The new terminal has constructed three link taxiways, parallel taxi track, hangars of flying club & cargo complex and upgradation of the runway are also about to complete. There will be 10 remote parking stands for aircrafts & the parking space can occupy 500 vehicles. The first phase of the terminal has a capacity of about 1600 passengers all at a time and is in an area of 53000 sq meter.
The departure will be from the first floor and arrival on the ground floor. There are 6 escalators and 14 lifts in it. There are 4 aerobridges constructed and 48 check-in counters are available and night landing is also available. In addition to this terminal is providing other facilities like Air Conditioned Lounge, Bar, Restaurant, Duty-free shops, LCD TV’s, Wi-Fi, etc.
The new terminal has been built by Larsen and Toubro (L&T). Latest green technologies have been used in making the terminal building energy efficient. The baggage handling system is one of the most efficient, having a unique conveyor belt system installed by a German company. Initially low-cost carriers like Indigo and Spicejet have got DGCA nod to operate Dubai flights. It has been heard that indigo first international flight to Dubai may start on 19th of October and SpiceJet will start its international flight from the end of this year.
The launch of this new airport will be useful for our development as well as it will have an effect globally. As this is an international airport, it will bring a boost to real estate & various industry verticals located in Punjab, Haryana & Himachal. A lot of MNC companies are going to start their unit in Quark City & other areas of Mohali. As this have opened a door to a lot of investors and become a place where anyone can easily approach. Industrialists will now look forward to capitalizing on business opportunities this airport will offer as it is providing flights to major countries like the USA, UK, Canada, Europe.
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