India's L&T wins contract for Navi Mumbai International Airport

Bombay-listed contractor's EPC remit includes a Zaha Hadid Architects-designed passenger terminal building

L&T will build Navi Mumbai International Airport.
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L&T will build Navi Mumbai International Airport.

Indian contractor Larsen & Toubro (L&T) has secured an engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) contract to develop infrastructure for Navi Mumbai International Airport, the second international aviation facility within Mumbai.

The transportation infrastructure, and buildings and factories units of L&T Construction will deliver the contract, which comprises departure and arrival terminal forecourts, a 3,700m-long runway, and multi-level car parks.

Other works covered under the contract include taxiway systems, airfield ground lighting, and a passenger terminal building that has been designed by Zaha Hadid Architects with a capacity of 10 million passengers per annum.

Commenting on the contract award, L&T’s chief executive officer and managing director, S N Subrahmanyan, said: “With its burgeoning demand, Mumbai city was in dire need of a second airport and we are happy that we have bagged the mandate to build the Navi Mumbai airport.

“Having built almost all the major international airports in the country, including Terminal 2 of the Mumbai International Airport, this order once again affirms our credentials as the foremost builders of airport infrastructure in India.”

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