Indian government announced official approval for significant modernization and expansion projects at Kolkata and Chennai airports that will bring the facilities to "international standard" and cost a combined $900 million. The 30-month project at CCU will cost an estimated INR19.43 billion ($452.4 million) and expand annual handling capacity by 20 million passengers. The second runway will be extended to 3,293 m. and made suitable for "large commercial aircrafts," navigation facilities will ...

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