New integrated terminal building of Chennai airport gets inaugurated

Chennai airport’s new integrated terminal building was inaugurated on April 8, 2023. The building, a part of Chennai airport’s modernisation project Phase II, involved the enhancement of the runway, apron and terminal building capacity, and other facilities at the airport. It has been developed at a cost of Rs 12.6 billion and is uniquely designed to showcase the rich culture and heritage of the state. It spans an area of 0.22 million square metres and will increase the passenger serving capacity of the airport from 23 million passengers per annum (mppa) to 30 mppa.