New terminal building inaugurated at Chakeriairport

A new terminal building was inaugurated at Chakeri airport in Kanpur on May 26, 2023. The project involved the development of a new civil enclave at the Kanpur Air Force base in Uttar Pradesh at an estimated cost of Rs 1.68 billion. The new terminal building has been built on an area of 6,243 square metres and is 16 times bigger than the existing terminal. During peak hours, it is equipped to handle 400 passengers. It also has various sustainability features including LED lighting, a sewage treatment plant, a solar power plant with 100 kW power capacity, double glazing units with low heat gains, rainwater harvesting and double insulated roofing systems, among others.