Showing posts with label NAVI-Bombay Airport---To Be. Show all posts
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Tuesday, September 10, 2013

NAVI-Mumbai-International-Airport



NAVI-Mumbai-International-airport
To Be
FOR ALL THOSE WHO ARE PLANNING TO FLY TO BOMBAY  IN THE NEXT YEAR OR TWO - YOU WILL BE LANDING AT THE NEW AIRPORT A COUPLE OF MILES FURTHER  - SO TAKE A LOOK.

Navi Mumbai International airport 

The new international airport, which is to come up at Kopra-Panvel area,is being built through public-private partnership (PPP) â€' with private sector partner getting 74% equity while Airports Authority of India (AAI) and Govt of Maharashtra (through City and Industrial Development Corporation or CIDCO) holding 13% each.

The land required is about 1,140 hectares for the core airport activity and will have two parallel runways. It is to be located on highway NH 4B near Panvel, about 35 km from the existing Sahar International Airport in Mumbai. The International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) has already given techno-feasibility clearance to the Navi Mumbai airport.
The cost of the project, which is being developed through the public-private partnership route, is estimated at between Rs 3,200 crore and Rs 4,000 crore.The airport will have a terminal area of 2.5-lakh sq.m. and a cargo area of 1-lakh sq.m and handle 50-55 million passengers.
   
The cost of the project, which is being developed through the public-private partnership route, is estimated at 52.6 billion (US$800 million). The airport will have a terminal area of 250,000 m² and a cargo area of 100,000 m² and handle 50–55 million passengers annually. The site of airport is located in an area of 9.5 km² accommodating two parallel runways for simultaneous and segregated parallel operation with provision of full length taxi ways on either side of the runways. The airfield has been designed to accommodate the new  large aircraft compatible to aerodrome code 4-F.
The new airport will cater to 10 million passengers a year in its initial phase (end-2014), 25 million by 2020, 45 million by 2025, and 60 million by 2030, according to CIDCO.
The site had several environmental problems in dealing with mangroves and rain/storm water drains in Panvel. There is an NGO fighting government agencies regarding Panvel. The ministry of environment and forests (MoEF) gave its clearance for the Navi Mumbai international airport on 14 May 2008. The finally cleared the project on 23 November 2010.