Written by Zulfick Farzan
01 Aug, 2020 | 4:00 pm
Colombo (News 1st); Airport and Aviation Services (Sri Lanka) says it expects to commence construction of BIA Terminal 02 in September 2020 and it is expected to be completed within 3 years.
In an official facebook post titled “Vision of Prosperity Towards a Reality – Stakeholder Awareness Program on the BIA Terminal 02 Project”, the Bandaranaike International Airport said Airport and Aviation Services (Sri Lanka) is geared up to develop the International Airports in Sri Lanka.
It adds, Japan Airport Consultants Inc. (JAC) and Nippon Koei Co. Ltd. (NK) are working on this project as the consultants.
Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) has been the funding partner for this project, the post added.
TAISEI Corporation, Japan, is the contractor for this project.
Under the project, a new multi-level terminal building, two new piers and a link course will be built.
The ‘Package A’ consists of construction of new multilevel terminal building (Terminal 2) with an approximate floor area of 180,000 square meters, where arrivals and departures are separated vertically, Pier no.2 and Pier no.3 with a link concourse, new parking apron and taxiways, elevated access roads, multi-story car park and public utilities.
BIA says, once completed, the new terminal will be able to handle another 09 Million passengers per annum which will enable BIA to handle 15 Million passengers in aggregate per annum.
The post says Major General (Rtd.) G. A. Chandrasiri, Chairman Airport and Aviation Services (Sri Lanka) Limited (AASL), Aruna Warushahennadihe, Director AASL and Director in charge Terminal 2 BIA, the senior officials of AASL along with the top officials of Japan Airport Consultants Inc., Japan International Cooperation Agency, TAISEI Corporation enlightened the audience on the BIA Terminal 2 development project through a series of presentations.
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