Belagavi Airport Expansion Set for Major Upgradation Following Administrative Approval and Tender Floatation
Belagavi News has recently learned about a significant development concerning the Belagavi Airport. In a recent conversation with the former Airport Development Consultancy Committee, it has come to light that their efforts, inputs, and feedback to the Airport Authority of India (AAI) have played a crucial role in securing the Upgradation Program for Belagavi Airport Expansion. We apologize for the delay in bringing this news to our readers.
The AAI has granted administrative approval for the expansion of Belagavi Airport and has taken the initiative to invite Architectural Consultancy Services for the construction of new terminal buildings and various other works at both Hubli and Belagavi Airports. The estimated cost of this project, excluding GST, is Rs. 457.72 Crores. With an earnest money deposit of Rs. 3.98 Lacs, the project is expected to be completed within a timeframe of 36 months.
The Belagavi Airport Expansion plans encompass several crucial aspects, including the expansion of the passenger terminal building, apron, runway, aerobridges, and other essential facilities at Belagavi Airport. This initiative by the AAI aims to enhance the overall capacity and infrastructure of the airport, catering to the growing needs of the region.
Belagavi Airport Expansion Tender Table
|Name of work||Architectural Consultancy Services for the Construction of New Terminal Buildings and miscellaneous works at Hubli and Belagavi Airports|
|Estimated Cost of the Project||Rs. 457.72 Crores (excluding GST)|
|Earnest Money||Rs. 3.98 Lacs|
|Time Period||36 Months|
|Cost of Tender Document||Rs. 1180/-|
|Bid Document Download/ Sale Start Date||29.06.2023 from 09:30 AM|
|Clarification start date||29.06.2023|
|Clarification end date||03.07.2023 up to 06:00 PM|
|Bid submission Start Date||04.07.2023 from 09:30 AM|
|Bid submission End Date||14.07.2023 up to 06:00 PM|
|Bid Opening Date (Envelope-1)||17.07.2023 at 11:00 AM|
|Date of opening of Financial Bids (Envelope-II)||31.07.2023 at 11:00 AM|
The tender document for the Architectural Consultancy Services was made available for download/sale on 29th June 2023 at 09:30 AM. The copy can be obtained by interested parties upon payment of Rs. 1180/-. The clarification period for any queries related to the tender started on 29th June 2023 and ended on 3rd July 2023 at 06:00 PM.
Prospective bidders were given the opportunity to submit their bids starting from 4th July 2023 at 09:30 AM, and the bid submission period will conclude on 14th July 2023 at 06:00 PM. The envelope containing technical bids will be opened on 17th July 2023 at 11:00 AM, while the financial bids will be opened on 31st July 2023 at 11:00 AM.
Following the completion of the drawings and structural specifications, the Belagavi Airport Expansion project is expected to commence as early as January 2024 and be finalized within a timeframe of 24-36 months. This expansion will undoubtedly bring about positive changes, improving the overall travel experience for passengers and accommodating the growing air traffic demands.
The Belagavi News team commends the efforts of the Airport Development Consultancy Committee and acknowledges their instrumental role in bringing about this upgradation program for Belagavi Airport. With the Belagavi Airport Expansion project set to transform the airport’s infrastructure and facilities, it is expected to play a vital role in the development and connectivity of the region.
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