‘Navy not given land for Dabolim upgradation’


The Indian Navy has not made any land available for the new integrated terminal building at Dabolim, Union minister of state for civil aviation K C Venugopal informed the Rajya Sabha.
In a written reply to a question by Goa Rajya Sabha MP Shantaram Naik on upgradation of Dabolim airport, the minister said that 82% of the work on the construction of new integrated terminal building, multi-level car park, corridors connecting the aerobridges etc, has been completed.
When the project is fully completed, it will have all modern facilities for passenger-handling like more aerobridges, corridors connecting the aerobridges, multi-level car park etc.
The new terminal building will also have upgraded aircraft-handling facilities like a parallel taxi track etc, Venugopal said.
He added that the total cost of the project is 330 crore and that the timeline for its completion is May 2013. [TOI]