HYDERABAD’S NEW GREENFIELD AIRPORT OFFERS DESIGNERS A FREE HAND AND MODULAR DEVELOPMENT

BY RAGHAVENDRA VERMA

IN the airport industry, starting from scratch is sometimes the best solution. Rajiv Gandhi International Airport (RGIA) in the southern Indian city of Hyderabad is a case in point. It displays the range of objectives that can be achieved in terms of efficiency and scope in a greenfield project over and above expanding an existing airport. As it completes the first year of operation, the RGIA has received praise for its green technologies and modular design. It is just as well, because as a greenfield site, it is far from the ...


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