Airports Authority of India

Mission :  ''To achieve highest standards of safety and quality in air traffic services and airport management by providing state-of-the-art infrastructure for total customer satisfaction, contributing to economic growth and prosperity of the nation.''                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Vision :  ''To be a world-class organization providing leadership in air traffic services and airport management & making India a major hub in Asia Pacific region by 2016''.
International Projects
Libya: New Ghat Airport Project

Client

Libyan Govt

Consultant

Italconsult, Italy

Cost

US $70.20 Million

Commencement

January 1976

Completion

April 1979

 

Construction of main runway 3600mtr x 45mtr; secondary runway 1500mtr x 30 mtr; Parallel taxiway 3700mtr x 30 mtr; Aprons (2 nos.) 200mtr x 100mtr terminal and other building with public address system, air-field lighting, peripheral road, internal roads and Air force camp. The adverse geographical location of the site posed logistics problems for movement of construction machinery and material over large desert areas and AAI's engineers were able to resolve these.

The work was completed in record time. Libyan authorities were so satisfied with the planning, execution and quality of the work "Ghat Airport Project" that they entrusted Brat Project to AAI without taking recourse to call of tenders.
Libya: Brak Airport Stage - I

Client

Libyan Govt

Consultant

Italconsult, Italy

Cost

US $25.17 Million

Commencement

June 1978

Completion

April 1982

 

Construction of main runway 2500mtr x 30mtr; Parallel taxiway 960mtr x 30mtr; Aircraft Parking Apron, Powerhouse Building, Peripheral Roads and chain link fencing. The geographical location of the site posed logistics problems of movement for construction machinery and material over large desert areas and AAI's engineers were able to resolve these.

Libya: Brak Airport Stage - II

Client

Libyan Govt

Consultant

Italconsult, Italy

Cost

US $41.60 Million

Commencement

June 1982

Completion

April 1985

 

Extension of runway 1350mtr x 45mtr; secondary runway 1600mtr; x 30mtr; Parallel taxiway 2600m long; Parking apron, Internal Roads, Chain link fencing etc.

Yemen: Riyan Airport

Client

Republic of Yemen

Consultant

Kocks GMBH, Germany

Cost

US $25.69 Million

Commencement

November 1979

Completion

May 1982

 

Construction of runway, link taxiway, apron, terminal building, cargo and other ancillary buildings including bulk services, air-field lighting etc. Construction material such as cement bitumen etc., including plant and machinery was transported by the barges for timely completion of the work. The entire project was executed in-house by AAI using latest equipment and machinery. The local available materials were largely used for keeping the project cost within the stipulated limit.

Yemen: Alghaidha Airport

Client

Republic of Yemen

Consultant

Kocks GMBH, Germany

Cost

US $23.64 Million

Commencement

June 1983

Completion

December 1986

 

After successful completion of Riyan Airport Project, the Govt. of Yemen awarded the consultancy contract to AAI for Algidha Airport followed by construction contract. The project included construction of runway, link taxiway, apron, administrative blocks, terminal and other ancillary buildings. The construction materials such as cement, bitument, including plant & machinery were required to be transported by sea.

Algeria: Batna Airport

Client

Republic of Algeria

Consultant

AAI

Cost

US $0.51 Million

Commencement

June 1982

Completion

December 1984

 

This was consultancy project for development of Airport in Batna, Algeria. The scope of work included preparation of detailed reconnaissance, topographic survey, hydrological investigations, development of airport master plan and detailed engineering drawings, design of air-field pavements, foundation engineering for ground improvement, design of drainage system, design of air-field lighting and visual aids system. Design of air-side operational roads and design of city side traffic circulation system, roads and parking areas. Preparation of bill of quantities, cost estimate and tender document. The scope of work also included planning for navigational aids and fuel farm.

Algeria: Setif Airport

Client

Republic of Algeria

Consultant

AAI

Cost

US $1.10 Million

Commencement

June 1982

Completion

December 1984

 

This was consultancy project for development of Airport in Setif, Algeria. The scope of work included preparation of detailed reconnaissance, topographic survey, hydrological investigations, development of airport master plan and detailed engineering for ground improvement, design of drainage system, design of air-field lighting and visual aids system. Design of air-side operational roads and design of city side traffic circulation system, roads and parking areas. Preparation of bill of quantities, cost estimate and tender document. The scope of work also included planning for navigational and communication aids and fuel farm.

Maldives: Hulule Airport

Client

Government of Maldives

Consultant

Kocks GMBH, Germany

Cost

US $11.00 Million

Commencement

April 1978

Completion

November 1981

 

Extension & resurfacing of runway, construction of apron, terminal building, control tower, fuel tank, water supply, drainage and sewerage facilities etc. Construction was completed under difficult logistics and adverse climatic conditions besides this, building materials and machinery were also transported by sea. The runway extension was on reclaimed land on coral base.

Yemen: Alghaidha Airport

Client

Republic of Yemen

Consultant

AAI

Cost

US $23.64 Million

Commencement

April 1981

Completion

July 1986

 

Consultancy of design of runway, link taxiway, apron, administrative blocks, terminal and other ancillary buildings. This consultancy project for design aspects ultimately was converted by Republic of Yemen into a turn-key project for airport development.

Nauru: Design / Preparation / Documents for Extension of Runway

Client

Republic of Nauru

Consultant

AAI

Cost

US $96,000

Commencement

January 1982

Completion

January 1983

 

The existing facility at airport were not adequate for the safe operation of wide-bodied aircraft and it required extension of runway on reclaimed land from shallow sea.

The scope of work consisted of two components:

  • The first part was to study the requirements, design the armour wall and design runway pavement for extension.
  • The second part was to prepare documents included preparation of bill of quantities for tendering etc., for project implementation by Govt. of Nauru
Mauritius: Improvement & Modernisation of Plaissance Airport

Client

Govt. of Mauritius

Consultant

AAI

Cost

US $40,000

Commencement

March 1984

Completion

March 1986

 

AAI undertook the feasibility study for improvement and modernization of Plaisance Airport in Mauritius, including air field pavements, air field lighting and on acceptance of the report, AAI deputed its specialists in the field of Civil & Electrical engineering for advising/consultancy to the executing agency during construction/implementation of the project scheme.

Tanzania: Mafia Airport

Client

Govt. of Tanzania

Consultant

AAI

Cost

US $0.016 Million

Commencement

April 1981

Completion

July 1982

 

The project included development work including preparation of report, detailed engineering drawing and other associated documents.

Last updated on : 18th November 2010