With a passage underneath to transport travelers and stuff, the Chennai air terminal is probably going to have a satellite terminal soon to oblige the developing traveler activity. For this, the Chennai Metro Rail has been reserved in to perceive how burrowing can be completed in the overskirt zone of the air terminal.
This task is probably going to cost around ₹700 crore.
Authorities said the Airports Authority of India (AAI) had exchanges with Metro Rail authorities as of late in such manner.
“The passage will be at a profundity of 10.5 feet and for a separation of 1.5 km from the principle terminals to the satellite terminal, which will be situated close to the remote stopping coves. There will be two passages running underneath, one for travelers and another for things,” an authority said.
The essential purpose behind a satellite terminal was the greenfield second airplane terminal getting deferred, sources said. Once the new terminals, to be worked as a component of stage II modernisation venture, get immersed this will help in dealing with the developing traveler activity till the second airplane terminal is constructed, sources included.
Likewise, most carriers lean toward the fundamental stopping opening for their flying machine since it is helpful, because of which the remote inlets for the most part stay unused, authorities said.
“At the point when this arrangement is executed, carriers will start to utilize those remote straights too,” he included.