As Kolhapur Airport was build before but there were no flights going. So now government had decided to redevelop the Kolhapur airport. As this airport will be developing under the supervision of Airport authority of India. This will be really helpful for the people top travel from Kolhapur to different cities which will reduce travel time.
Kolhapur airport has been known for RCS operations beneath UDAN scheme. Which is presently connected to Hyderabad, Bengaluru (Bangalore), Mumbai and Tirupati. Recently airport airdrome license has been upgraded to 24*7 flight operations.
The new terminal building is being created in a part of 4000 sqm. That can be able to method 300 passengers throughout peak hours.
With 10 arrival counters, the Terminal are equipped with all fashionable traveler amenities. The building is a Four-Star GRIHA rated energy economical building with property options. The interiors of the terminal building will reflect the art and culture of native culture & heritage.
The massive archways at the front facade of the new terminal building are influenced. Which derived from the usually used arches within the heritage structures like maharaja Palace, Bhavani Mandap, Panhala Fort of Kolhapur town.
More than 60% of the work for extension of terminal building is complete and therefore the building is prepared by 31stMarch 2023. Work of upgrading of the airside facilities is completed. aside from this, a replacement traffic tower is additionally being created to cater for future traffic growth. lot with capability for 110 automobile, 10 buses are a part of the event activities.
Kolhapur town is placed on the banks of Panchganga watercourse and is encircled by Sahyadri mountain ranges. It is a city known for its historical forts, temples, and royal places of erstwhile royals. Kolhapur is one amongst the foremost agriculturally advanced districts in geographical area and is thought for being a number one district in Agro based mostly business. Its conjointly a victor for producing engineering merchandise, sweetening and textiles.
The new foremost terminal building of the field can enhance the property to the present industrial town, boosting commercial enterprise business of the region. The accrued property won’t solely produce new employment opportunities for the local people offer access to raised academic and medical facilities.