Leveraging group’s experience in infrastructure, GMR Hyderabad International Airport Ltd.(GHIAL) has launched GMR Aerospace park with a vision to create an aviation and aerospace cluster in the region. GHIAL is developing the Aerospace Park through its SPV ‘GMR Hyderabad Aviation SEZ Ltd.’ (GHASL).
GMR Hyderabad International Airport is a joint venture company promoted by the GMR Group (63%) in partnership with government of India (13%), government of Andhra Pradesh (13%) and Malaysia Airports Holdings Berhad (11%). The Company was incorporated to design, finance, build, operate and maintain a world class greenfield airport at Shamshabad, Hyderabad. The project is based on the Public Private Partnership (PPP) model and is structured on a Build, Own, Operate and Transfer (BOOT) basis.
The airport which was commissioned in a record time of 31 months in March 2008, has an initial capacity of 12 million passengers per annum (MPPA) and 100,000 tons of cargo handling capacity per annum. The Project has the flexibility to increase capacity to accommodate over 40 MPPA and shall be developed in a phased manner.
The airport provides world-class facilities and infrastructure, in accordance with ICAO standards and practices to handle large aircraft and international traffic. RGIA is the first Indian airport to have the Airport Operations Control Centre which acts as the nerve centre for all coordination within the airport.