The new facility will help make parking vehicles much easier at the airport.
What’s it about? The new multi-level parking facility at the airport will be opened on December 4. Construction began three years ago and faced several delays along the way. The Airports Authority of India (AAI) said they have the necessary approvals from the Pollution Control Board and the Bureau of Civil Aviation Security (BCAS).
- The current parking lot can handle 1,200 cars. The new facility has mechanised parking on the top floor and can accommodate 2,200 cars.
- It covers 4.25 acres and was built for ₹250 crores. It has a covered skywalk connecting to the domestic and international terminals.
Design & other facilities: An official said the design is meant to help people drop off and pick up passengers easily. This week, trial runs will take place. The building also has east and west wings with shopping and entertainment options, including a multiplex.