The renovation work has commenced at Arunachal Pradesh’s Holongi Airport.
The statutory body under the Ministry of Civil Aviation, Airports Authority of India (AAI) said:
“To facilitate and explore tourism and development of Itanagar, Arunachal Pradesh and to improvise its aerial connectivity with the rest of India, the pavement construction work and levelling of ground have started at AAI’s Holongi Airport.”
The new terminal building at the airport will be well-equipped with necessary facilities and will be spread across 4,100 sqm.
It will be an energy-efficient building with a rainwater harvesting system and will have a glass façade offering a panoramic scenic view of the Himalayas.
“This New Greenfield Airport will be equipped to handle A320 type aircraft, having a capacity of 200 flyers during peak hours and will consist of five check-in counters and two parking bays. The project is to be completed at an estimated cost of ₹645.63 crore.”