The operation of flights from the new terminal building of Chaudhary Charan Singh (Amausi) Airport in Lucknow will start on Saturday,14 days after inauguration by Union Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh.
Airport director Atul Dixit said notification about the operation of flights from the new terminal building has been issued and it will start at 12 midnight on June 1-2. The old terminal building will be closed.
Dixit said that airline agencies are completing the process of setting up their offices in the new building.
Officials said that both domestic and international flights will operate from the new terminal as the old terminal building will be vacated for remodelling.
Remodelling of the old terminal building would be done in the next six months and after that domestic flights will be operated from there. Airline agencies having both international and domestic flights would be allowed to operate from the new terminal building, said an airport official.
The apron of the airport is sufficient to park 14 large-size and 4 small-size aircraft at a time.
Developed on 20,000 metre square area at a cost of Rs 130 crore,the second terminal building has a capacity to serve 650 passengers.