Cochin international Airport Terminal 2 Project Awards Contract

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An Indian-based construction company has officially been awarded the Cochin International Airport Terminal 2 project contract. Godrej Group’s flagship company, Godrej & Boyce made the announcement confirming the contract win. The official statement further noted that the company’s furniture solutions brand will take on the project. As a result, Godrej Interio will carry out MEP (Mechanical, Engineering, and Plumbing) as well as interior works for the transit accommodation at the airport’s Terminal 2.

As a whole, the airport is one of the busiest in the state of Kerala. Furthermore, it also stands as the 4th biggest airport in Southern India. 2019 reports noted that it handles 61.8% of the total air passenger movement within the region. Currently, it features separate passenger terminals for both Domestic and International operations. Cumulatively, the terminals span an area of 2.1M square feet. Meanwhile, it boasts 31 parking stands that include, 5 stands with twin aerobridges for Terminal 3 alongside 5 stands for WB aircraft.

The international airport’s Terminal 2, at the moment, is designed to handle up to 400 passengers at peak times. It includes a common waiting area, 6 security gates, as well as 4 self-check-in counters.

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Cochin International Airport Terminal 2 Project’s Completion Goal

By 2024, the projects aims to have complete its development works.  In total, its scope of work covers 55,000 square feet. Moreover, it includes ELV, fire protection, HVAC and BMS works. Cochin International Airport Terminal 2 Project marks the Indian company’s third collaborative project with CIAL.

Since 2015, Godrej Interio has been in partnership with the CIAL (Cochin International Airport Limited) authorities. Collaboratively, they have been working towards significant renovation work, particularly, for the infrastructural enhancement of the international airport. Its special purpose vehicle of the Keralal government, Kochi International Airport Society raised funds for initial construction in a couple of months. Business Today India reports that about Rs 300 crore funding was raised from investors. These included both private and public companies, NRIs as well as cooperative societies, and exporters.

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