L&T arm to build Bangalore airport's 2nd terminal


BANGALORE:  Larson & Toubro's (L&T) buildings and factories business arm would build the second terminal of the Bangalore international airport.


"The Rs 3,036-crore order to construct the airport's terminal-2 has been given to the Building & Factories Business of L&T," said the operator Bangalore International Airport Ltd (BIAL) in a statement.

"The terminal will expand the airport's capacity by 25 million passengers per annum when it completes by March 2021 to 45 million from 20 million presently," said BIAL Chief Executive Hari Marar.

The scope of the second terminal work includes design, engineering, procurement, construction, testing and commissioning. This will also be inclusive of the integration of services and utilities with existing services and utilities along with the Airport’s systems, support facilities and buildings.

”The L&T arm is constructing the airport's second runway, the repeat order is a measure of confidence our client has in us to deliver another airport project to international class and quality," said L&T Chief Executive SN Subrahmanyan in the statement.

“BIAL has worked with L&T Construction in the past and we believe that they have both the ability as well as the expertise to deliver a project as complex as T2,” said the operator Bangalore International Airport Ltd (BIAL) in a statement.

In all, 44 Indian and international airlines operate from the airport connecting 46 domestic and overseas destinations daily through the year.

The US-based leading architecture and urban planning firm Skidmore, Owings & Merrill has designed the proposed terminal.

To match the requirements of the second terminal, all associated landside projects such as multi-level car park (MLCP), employee parking, taxicab hold area, bus staging, access roads and forecourts will also be implemented in phases.

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