Major International Airports In India

Hyderabad International Airport
GMR Hyderabad International Airport Limited (GHIAL) is a joint venture company promoted by the GMR Group (63%) in partnership with government of India (13%), government of Andhra Pradesh (13%) and Malaysia Airports Holdings Berhad (11%). The Company was incorporated to design, finance, build, operate and maintain a world class greenfield airport at Shamshabad, Hyderabad. The project is based on the Public Private Partnership (PPP) model and is structured on a Build, Own, Operate and Transfer (BOOT) basis.

The Rajiv Gandhi International Airport (RGIA) was inaugurated on March 14, 2008 and commenced commercial operations from March 23, 2008.
The airport has world-class facilities and infrastructure compatible with International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) standards and practices to handle large aircraft and International traffic. The integrated domestic and International terminals have 117,000 square metre floor space, 12 contact boarding bridges, 30 remote stands, 142 Common User Terminal Equipment (CUTE), 16 self-check-in kiosks (Common User Self Service- CUSS) and 46 immigration counters.

Major Highlight of Hyderabad International Airport
1.RGIA has been rated as the best in the world by Airports Council International (ACI) in the 5-15 million passengers category for its Airport Service Quality, consecutively for two years in 2009 & 2010
2.RGIA is the first airport in Asia to be awarded the Leadership Energy and Environment Design (LEED) silver rating for its eco-friendly design won the 'Outstanding Concrete Structure of Andhra Pradesh'award from the Indian Concrete Institute.
RGIA also won the ‘Best environmental performance of the year 2009′ by Centre for Asia Pacific Aviation(CAPA)
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