A new car park at Pune airport could open to the public by July

Pune: The newly constructed multi-storey car park at Lohegaon Airport is expected to be operational for public use from July 2022

Pune: The newly constructed multi-storey car park at Lohegaon Airport is expected to be operational for public use from July 2022. The Airports Authority of India (AAI) has undertaken various infrastructure projects at the airport, including the construction of a new terminal.

“The four-storey car park is being constructed by AAI near the airport’s entry gate,” said Santosh Doke, Pune Airport Manager.

Currently AAI, Pune has taken open land for lease near the airport gate which has a capacity to park 100 cars and many two-wheelers. With the increase in passenger traffic and daily flight operations, the new parking lot was built.

The Pune airport expansion project includes the construction of a new terminal at 400 crore, multi-level car park for 120 crore and a new cargo complex at a cost of around 300 crore. Construction of a new terminal is underway in the 40,000 square meter area on the east side of the existing terminal.

Vipul Alekar, a frequent passenger, said: “As I often travel from Lohegaon airport and relatives also visit us from Delhi, there was a lack of a dedicated parking space. The new space will allow those dropping off or take passengers to park and wait.

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