New Delhi: The Airports Authority of India (AAI) is developing an airport in Deoghar district of Jharkhand. The development of the airport with a task cost of Rs 401.34 crore is likely to be completed soon.
Developed by the AAI, together with DRDO and Jharkhand government, the airport will cover a location of 653.75 acres of land, and its terminal building will be constructed in an area of 4000 sq mt. With a 2500-meter-long runway, the Deoghar airport will be suitable for the operation of the Plane A320 type of aircraft.
The terminal building will have six check-in counters and two arrival belts with a peak hour handling capacity of 200 passengers.
With eco-friendly architectural design and cutting edge traveler facilities, the terminal building will be a composite structure influenced by the Shikhars of the Baidyanath Temple. The interiors will illustrate local tribal arts, handicrafts, and photos of regional traveler locations highlighting the culture of the region.
Deoghar Airport, the second airport in Jharkhand after Ranchi, a six-hour drive away from the state capital, will have a broad catchment location, consisting of Northern West Bengal and South-Eastern Bihar.
The advancement of this airport will offer motivation to regional tourism and generate work as a large part of the local population depends on tourists for its income. The Deoghar Airport is likewise anticipated to improve the general financial development of the region.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi had laid the foundation stone of the advancement of Deoghar Airport on May 25, 2018.
Deoghar Airport in Jharkhand to prepare yourself quickly with a 2500-meter-long runway.