New terminal in Vizag airport to be operational soon

To expand freighter network, new terminal building at Visakhapatnam International Airport is ready to become fully operational. It was being constructed by the AAI at Rs 60 crore. With the expansion of the terminal building, 10,000 sq.m. of space will be added to the existing 20,000 sq.m. Total footfalls in Vizag in 2021-22 were 16,10,483 against 11,13,516 in 2020-21. Aircraft movements were 14,878 up 39.5 per cent over last year, says reports. YSRCP MP MVV Satyanarayana, airport Director Srinivas along with Airport Advisory Committee members’ K Kumar Raja, DS Varma and O Naresh Kumar reviewed the progress of the new building recently. Shifting of the Customs/Immigration computers to new terminal is pending. The spacious building can now facilitate smooth cargo and passenger operations.