130 acres for secondary runway expansion
CHENNAI: The State government has issued an order allotting 130.60 acres to the Airports Authority of India (AAI) for the expansion of the secondary runway at the Chennai airport.
AAI officials said the secondary runway expansion was part of the overall expansion programme that includes construction of new terminals, taxiways, aerobridges and a parallel runway. These projects would be taken up at a total cost of Rs. 1,808 crore. The Centre had sanctioned the sum.