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L&T to build second terminal of Bengaluru international airport by March 2021

L&T to build second terminal of Bengaluru international airport by March 2021
L&T to build second terminal of Bengaluru international airport by March 2021
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Sources from Bengaluru stated that the Rs 3,036 crore order to construct the airport's terminal-2 has been given to the Building & Factories Business of L&T. Meanwhile the operator is a private cum public consortium of the decade old green field Kempegowda airport at Devanahalli, 35km north of the tech hub.



BIAL Chief Executive Hari Marar on the occasion said "The terminal will augment the airport's capacity by 25 million passengers per annum when completed by March 2021 to 45 million from 20 million presently". As per report the project work includes design, engineering, procurement, construction, testing and commissioning of the terminal, integrating services and utilities of the airport's systems, support facilities and buildings in terminal one. Presently the L&T arm is constructing the airport's second runway, apron and auxiliary buildings.

L&T to build second terminal of Bengaluru international airport by March 2021

L&T Chief Executive SN Subrahmanyan in the statement "The repeat order is a measure of confidence our client has in us to deliver another airport project to international class and quality". Further as the country's third busiest after that of New Delhi and Mumbai, the Bengaluru airport handled 26.9 million passengers in fiscal 2017-18. Hence in all, 44 Indian and international airlines operate from the airport connecting 46 domestic and overseas destinations daily through the year.


L&T to build second terminal of Bengaluru international airport by March 2021
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