Reliance Infrastructure (RInra) said the company has bagged a Rs 648 crore contract from the Airport Authority of India to build a new airport at Hirasar, in Rajkot district of Gujarat. The new airport is being constructed near National Highway-8B connecting Ahmedabad and Rajkot, nearly 28 km from the existing Rajkot Airport.
The company emerged winner among nine bidders that included L&T, Dilip Buildcon and Gayatri Projects. “Reliance Infrastructure Ltd E&C (Engineering & Construction) has received the Letter of Award from the AAI of a contract worth INR 648 crore for the construction of new Greenfield Airport at Hirasar in Rajkot district of Gujarat,” RInfra said in a statement here.
RInfra participated in the bid for engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract independently as the main contractor. The company said the scope of the EPC contract includes, construction of runway, turning pads, taxiways, apron, perimeter and other roads, drainage system, fire station, fire pit, cooling pit, supply, installation, testing and commissioning of airfield ground lighting system, visual aids for navigation and bird hazard reduction, etc.
Source: The Times of India