GVK’s New Iconic Terminal 2 Inaugurated at Mumbai to Set New Global Benchmarks
Hon’ble Prime Minister of India Dr Manmohan Singh inaugurates the new integrated terminal
Operations at T2 to begin on February 12, 2014 for International passengers
T2 receives LEED Gold certification for its environmental stewardship
New integrated T2 houses world’s largest art programme ‘Jaya He’
MUMBAI, INDIA--(Business Wire / Korea Newswire) January 13, 2014 -- GVK’s new integrated, state-of-the-art Terminal 2 at Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport in Mumbai was inaugurated today.
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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