L&T secures EPC contract for Visakhapatnam International Airport

L&T Construction has secured an engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract from GMR Visakhapatnam International Airport for the construction of the greenfield Bhogapuram International Airport in Andhra Pradesh. The EPC contract comprises of works including cut and fill works, terminal works with airports systems, air traffic control (ATC) tower, airfield development works, landside facilities, utilities and other support facilities. The initial capacity that the airport is to be designed to handle is six million passengers per annum, and later to be enhanced to handle 12 million passengers per annum.