Attention travellers! Here’s some great news coming your way…
Arunachal Pradesh’s Hollongi Airport is expected to become operational from 15th August 2022. This will give a major aviation boost to Northeast India.
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Here are the details:
Where is the Hollongi Airport located?
The Greenfield Airport in Hollongi is located 15 km from Itanagar, the capital city of Arunachal Pradesh.
With an area of 4100 square meters, the airport will be equipped with eight check-in counters and modern passenger facilities. During peak hours, the terminal building will be able to handle 200 passengers.
The airport is designed for operations of the A-320 category of aircraft and will see a future extension of the runway by 500m to cater to the A-321 type of aircraft.
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Almost 80% of airside work has been completed. Furthermore, the progress of the construction of the new interim terminal building is 30%. The terminal will be an energy-efficient building equipped with a rainwater harvesting system. The development work also includes the construction of the ATC Tower, Technical Block, Fire Station, Medical Centre, and other ancillary works.
You can watch the video here:
This Hollongi Airport under construction will change the status of Itanagar and whole of Arunachal Pradesh once completed. It has passed many hurdles. It got one time special grant for land compensation by PM @narendramodi Ji. The target is August 2022 for the completion. pic.twitter.com/mayBtQLoW5
— Kiren Rijiju (@KirenRijiju) February 27, 2022
The envelope of the building is influenced by the surrounding gorgeous landscape. The interior of the building is designed in such a way that it will invoke a sense of calmness in the flyers by providing free-flowing spaces, a hidden service core, and a glass facade.
Watch this space to find out more about the developments at the airport. Till we meet again, happy travels!