Jammu Airport expansion work to be completed by the end of this month

Airways are considered to be the lifeline of a national economy thus with the expansion of Jammu airport, people are fascinated and overjoyed as the project is near its completion. The ongoing project of terminal building expansion is in the final phase and is believed to be completed by the end of August, 2017.

As per the Airport Director, D.K.Gautam, the AAI Jammu team has been putting its best foot forward in the expansion and modernization of Jammu Airport Terminal building despite the fact that Jammu airport stays busy almost all the time hence making the work even more challenging. The executing agency and the AAI team are putting tireless efforts to get the work done by the deadlines issued by the authorities.

The Airport Director further informed that Jammu is a hypersensitive airport owing to fact that every now and then, there is some turbulence in the state so various dignitaries keep visiting the state which leads to number of security constraints. The expansion work without any flight delay and inconvenience to passengers is the top priority for the team which they have been doing since a while now.

Further he added that work progressing towards completion without much inconvenience caused to flyers which is a big achievement for the team. He told that the departure hall at the ground floor has been completed and it will be thrown open for passengers by mid of August 2017 whereas first floor shall be likely to be completed by August 2017.

In addition to that, three aerobridges are expected to be delivered at Airport by the end of September 2017 and the same shall be commissioned by mid Nov. 2017. Thus with the installation of aerobridges, the first floor of security hall shall be open for flight movements hence offering world class airport services to the passengers.

Adding much to the comforts of the passengers, the authorities will even provide the tensile fabrics canopy from airport ticketing counters till exit gate for the purpose of shelter to save passengers from bearing the brunt of the brunt of harsh weather conditions. This whole shelter project is in the very advance stage of execution as is likely to be completed by end of August 2017.

All the efforts have been made to enhance the convenience of air travelers from Jammu airport and ensuring the modernization and expansion work equivalent to other world class airports.



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