Vascon Engineers has won the work order from Airports Authority of India to do the extension of existing Terminal Building at Goa Airport, Dabolim. Work includes Civil, Mechanical, Electrical, Plumbing, Firefighting, HVAC, Airport Systems, IT, Furniture, Signage’s and allied works at Goa on design and build basis. The total value of the order is estimated to be Rs 132.69 crore. The order will have to be completed within 21 months.
Vascon Engineers has more than 30 years of experience in building residential, industrial, IT parks, malls and multiplexes, hospitality and community welfare centres, schools and hospitals.
Dabolim Airport or Goa Airport is the sole International Airport in Goa. The airport’s Integrated Terminal was inaugurated in December 2013. In Fiscal Year 2017–18, the airport handled over 7.6 million passengers.
The AAI will be, in all, spending Rs 400 crore in expansion of the Dabolim International Airport in Goa, which includes extension of the existing passenger terminal building and construction of more parking bays, among others. The work includes extension of the terminal building, creation of parking bays and construction of parallel taxiway, which will ease traffic and help the airport operator handle more passenger and aircraft movements.
Also, the airport will get in-line x-ray baggage system apart from a host of self-service kiosks and additional common user terminal equipment (CUTE) for enhancing the capacity and passenger throughput.