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Associated Press
2014-01-11 03:01 AM

MUMBAI, India--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan 10, 2014--GVK's new integrated, state-of-the-art Terminal 2 at Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport in Mumbai was inaugurated today.

Mumbai's new iconic and state-of-the-art GVK Terminal 2 at Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport (Photo: Business Wire)

GVK has built the new integrated Terminal 2 as an iconic mega-structure (measuring 4.4 million sq. ft.) that will set global benchmarks in airport infrastructure development. Featuring a highly compact design by New York-based SOM, T2 will have the ability to handle 40 million passengers annually. Traversing across four-levels, the vertical and compact design of T2 integrating all operations (International, Domestic, Cargo, Ground Handling, Security, Retail, etc.) under one roof, enables enhanced passenger servicing and operational efficiency.

The design of Terminal 2 draws inspiration from India's national bird, The Peacock. The terminal will be home to India's largest public display of art, titled Jaya He, spread across 3 km encompassing all four levels.

Reflecting GVK's environment stewardship, Terminal 2 was built to be highly energy & water efficient. The terminal will feature a multi-level car-park with the ability to handle 5200 cars making it one-of-the largest in the country.

Spans across 4.4 m sq. ft.

Dedicated 6-lane, 3.2 km elevated access road through the highway

208 Check-in counters

60 emigration, 72 immigration counters

52 boarding bridges

Retail footprint of 200,000 sq. ft.

Lounges, 1 Day hotel & 1 Transit hotel

10 Baggage carrousels, expandable to 14

Automated baggage system handling 9600 bags per hour

10,900 seating capacity, 102 toilets, 161 elevators, escalators, travellators

LEED Gold Certified

Dr. G V K Reddy, Executive Chairman, GVK Mumbai International Airport Pvt. Ltd, said,

"The opening of Terminal 2 is an important milestone. Over the years, we have developed expertise in executing challenging and complex infrastructure projects. T2 reiterates our commitment towards building a better India."

The new T2 is an iconic global mega structure & India's first and most advanced vertical passenger terminal that integrates world-class design, architecture, infrastructure and operational efficiency, with a rich infusion of Indian heritage & cultural character.

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