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Reliance Infrastructure Wins The Bid To Construct Greenfield Airport In Rajkot

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| March 5 , 2019 , 19:43 IST

Anil Ambani- led the Reliance Infrastructure, won the contract to construct the Greenfield airport at Hisar in Rajkot district of Gujarat on Tuesday.

Airport Authority of India (AAI) gave the contract to Anil Ambani with the worth of Rs 648 crores, Reliance participated in the tender of engineering, procurement, and Construction (EPC) constraint independently as the main contractor.  

The scope of work includes detailed designing, engineering, procurement and construction of runway, basic strips, turning pads, taxiways, apron, perimeter and other roads, earthwork in cut/fill and grading, drainage system, related retaining structures, fire station, MT pool, fire pit, cooling pit, ARP and associated approaches, supply, installation, testing and commissioning of airfield ground lighting system, visual aids for navigation and bird hazard reduction.

Commenting on the award, Reliance Infrastructure E&C CEO Arun Gupta said, "Our strong credentials in infrastructure projects execution are borne out by the successful execution of large-scale transportation and power projects."

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"The Hisar airport project will further strengthen Reliance Infrastructure Limited's bona fide to be a leader in infrastructure projects."

“The new airport is being constructed at a location near the National Highway (NH-8B) connecting Ahmedabad and Rajkot, nearly 36 km from the existing Rajkot Airport. Over time, the proposed new airport will also meet the spillover needs of Ahmedabad” Reliance officials stated.