New Hyderabad Airport trial run begins

Features of the new Hyderabad airport

Cost: Rs 2478 crores (more than 500 million USD)

Initial passenger capacity: 12 million annually

Projected passenger capacity: 40 million annually

Runways: One (4260 meters or 4.26 kms)

Aircraft Bays: 42

Aerobridges: 12

Air Traffic Control Tower: 72 meters high

entrance

departure level

Departure level

atc

Air Traffic Control Tower

aerobridge

Aerobridges

fuel farm

Fuel Farm

trials

Trial runs commence

gmr

GMR’s personal aircraft on the tarmac during trials

The new Hyderabad airport is expected to receive its first commercial flight on 16 March 2008.

Above pictures courtesy: Ashok Srinath’s flickr, Skyscrapercity, Telugulo

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