The airports Authority of India, under the supervision of the Ministry of Civil Aviation, has an important role to play in the development and up gradation of the civil aviation infrastructure in the country. Considering the surge in passenger traffic, AAI has undertaken the work of developing a civil enclave at Adampur Airport in Jalandhar, Punjab under the Regional Connectivity Scheme. The development work includes the construction of new terminal building with enhanced capacity and apron &taxi-track to make it suitable for two Airbus-320 types of aircraft.
With a total built-up area of 6000 sqm. and a canopy area of 1920m2, the new terminal building has been designed to process 300 passengers during peak hours. The new passenger terminal building will have two-levels comprising of the ground and first floor. The ground floor will be used as remote arrival, departure and service area, and the first floor as AAI staff and Airline offices.City side area of the airport will also be developed with adequate parking facilities for car, taxi and buses along with the landscaping and Rain water harvesting system.
Equipped with eight check-in counters and two conveyor belts, the new terminal will be 4-Star GRIHA rated energy-efficient building with a Sewage treatment plant and Solid Waste Management System.
40 % of the project work is completed and the new terminal building of Adampur Airport is scheduled to be ready by the middle of this year i.e. 2021. Adampur Airport that is located in Jalandhar district of Punjab’s Doaba region caters to major cities of the state like Jalandhar, Hoshiarpur, Kapurthala, Nawanshahr, Sultanpur, Phagwara among others. Development of Civil Enclave will serve the demand of enhanced connectivity of the region.