IGIA’s Terminal 3 inaugurated
The world class new Integrated Terminal 3 (T3) of Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGIA), Delhi, built under Public Private Partnership (PPP) model, has been dedicated to the nation. The honours were done by Dr Manmohan Singh, Hon’ble Prime Minister of India and Smt. Sonia Gandhi, Chairperson of the United Progressive Alliance (UPA). The Foundation Stone for T3, one of the largest airport terminals in the world, was laid by Smt. Gandhi in February 2007 and the construction was completed in a record 37 months.
Shri Praful Patel – Hon’ble Minister for Civil Aviation, Smt. Sheila Dikshit – Hon’ble Chief Minister, NCT of Delhi, Shri GM Rao – Chairman GMR Group, the lead partner of the consortium that developed the Airport, industry captains and senior officials from the Ministry of Civil Aviation and regulatory bodies were present at the formal inauguration of the new T3 of IGIA in Delhi.
Speaking on the occasion, Shri GM Rao, Chairman GMR Group said, "The GMR group is committed to play a leading role in the development of world class
infrastructure in the country. The new Terminal 3 of the IGI airport at Delhi symbolizes the aspirations of a new and vibrant India. It demonstrates the abilities of our planners, designers, engineers and contractors. And as an engine for growth, it opens immense possibilities for the economic development of this region."
Spread across 5.4 million sq ft, the new terminal building comprises a range of world class features and facilities designed to provide enhanced passenger
comfort and convenience.