Tamil Nadu: Walkalators connecting terminals and metro station opened at airport

CHENNAI: Passengers will now be capable of use walkalators to get right of entry to global and domestic terminals and the airport metro rail station as Airports Authority of India (AAI) commissioned the facilities on Saturday. Though the domestic phase of walkalator was inaugurated by way of chief secretary Girija Vaidyanathan and civil aviation secretary R N Choubey in March, it was no longer opened to passengers due to some pending paintings.

With the stretch linking the global terminal opened on Saturday, theentire walkalator tube that runs ahead of the terminals and connects to the metro station is now to be had for passengers. Passengers need notusethebattery-poweredcars to transport between theterminals and reachthe metro station. There are 12 walklators of 30 metres duration in a stretch of 602 metres. The general costof the walkalators is ?80 crore. The paintings was finished in two levels.


Two self check-in counters have also been equipped at the mezzanine stage each at the domestic and global terminals and theconnecting tube has been provided with a flight knowledge show machine. Escalators and staircases were installedfor passengers to get right of entry to the walkalator tube from the bottom ground.


K N Ramachandran, MP and chairman of Airport Advisory Committee (AAC), inaugurated the global stretch of the walkalator on Saturday. MLA Karunanidhi and airport director G Chandramouli had been amongst the ones present.
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