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Indian Journal of Education and Information Management


Indian Journal of Education and Information Management

Year: 2012, Volume: 1, Issue: 5, Pages: 203-206

Original Article

Site suitability study for an International Airport in Visakhapatnam

Received Date:05 May 2012, Accepted Date:05 May 2012, Published Date:05 May 2012


This case study has been taken with a view to study the planning and design of proposed international airport in Koruprolu village, S.Rayavaram Mandal, Visakhapatnam district. The present airport at Visakhapatnam is a domestic one and under the control of Indian Navy. However, it is not meeting international airports standards. The feasibility and expansion of present airport is not possible due to lack of land availability and safety of naval and military establishment. At this junction the need of international airport at Visakhapatnam is inevitable due to increase of international traffic and industrial growth and public development in Visakhapatnam. As an abstract, the requirement points of international airport are the feasibility in the proposed area. The traffic demand, planning, design, environment impacts, the present and future needs of the international air traffic is discussed in detail.
Keywords: Visakhapatnam; Airport; Traffic demand; Airport standards.


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