Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the first phase of the new state-of-the-art Integrated Terminal Building at Chennai airport on Saturday (8 April).
The new integrated terminal building at Chennai airport will be spread across an area of over 2.20 lakh square metre, and will cater to the increasing number of air passengers in Tamil Nadu.
The state-of-the-art facility will have the capacity to handle 35 million passengers annually.
In a series of tweets on Wednesday (5 April), the Ministry of Civil Aviation said, “The new integrated terminal building at Chennai airport, spanning an area of 2,20,972 sqm., is set to cater to the growing air traffic in the state of Tamil Nadu”.
The ministry added that “It’s also a reflection of the govt’s commitment towards providing high-quality infrastructure to travellers”.
“The first phase of new state-of-the-art Integrated Terminal Building at Chennai Airport is set to be inaugurated by PM Narendra Modi on 8th April 2023,” the ministry said.
“With the annual passenger handling capacity of 35 Million passengers per annum, the modern facility at the Chennai airport will improve air travel experiences for all,” it added.
Responding to the Civil Aviation Ministry’s Twitter thread on the new Integrated Terminal Building at Chennai Airport, PM Modi tweeted, “This will be an important addition to Chennai’s infrastructure. It will boost connectivity and also benefit the local economy”.