The proposed Navi Mumbai International Airport
() is a new international airport, which is to come up at Kopra-Panvel
area, is being built through public-private partnership (PPP) — with private sector partner getting 74% equity while Airports Authority of India (AAI) and Govt of Maharashtra (through City and Industrial Development Corporation or CIDCO
) holding 13% each. Its first phase is planned to be operational by 2012.
The sea - shore land required is about 11.4 km² for the core airport activity and will have two parallel runways each 3700 metres long. It is to be located on highway NH 4B near Panvel, about 35 km from the existing Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport
. The International Civil Aviation Organisation
(ICAO) has already given clearance to the Navi Mumbai airport on technical parameters. The Airport construction is at global tendering stage
The cost of the project, which is being developed through the public-private partnership route, is estimated at between and . The airport will have a terminal area of 250,000 m². and a cargo area of 100,000 m² and handle 50-55 million passengers annually.
The site of airport is located in an area of 9.5 km² accommodating two parallel runways for simultaneous and segregated parallel operation with provision of full length taxi ways on either side of the runways. The airfield has been designed to accommodate the new... Read More