International Airport (P) Ltd, subsidiary of GMR Infrastructure
Ltd, which is executing the modernisation of Delhi Airport,
has decided to appoint US-based Parsons Brinkerhoff International
Inc as project management consultant
The modernisation of the Indira Gandhi International Airport
involves construction of new runway, terminal building
and other infrastructure.
Brinkerhoff would help DIAL on design review, contract
management, project controls, project management and coordination.
In addition they would also be working with DIAL on construction
management of the passenger terminal building and airside
work for the Delhi Airport project.
Brinkerhoff is a global consultancy and has worked on
Hong Kong International Airport, London Heathrow T5, Terminal1
at JFK Airport and Washington Dulles Airport.
India Parsons Brinkerhoff is providing programme management
services to Delhi Metro (for Phase I as well as phase
II) and the Swami Vivekanand bridge project on Hoogly
river in Kolkata.
the Delhi Airport Parsons Brinkerhoff will put together
a team of international and local experts who will be
involved in establishing project control systems, procedure
manuals, communication platforms and protocols, report
formats, computer systems, etc. This team would consist
of senior consultants in aviation sector having wide-ranging
experience in airport construction and management.
had recently submitted a master plan to the ministry of
civil Aviation and the Airports Authority of India for
the modernisation and restructuring of the Indira Gandhi
As part of the master plan, DIAL will construct a new
runway by 2008 to supplement the existing two. In addition
a brand-new integrated passenger terminal to cater to
domestic and international traffic will also be built.
This terminal will become operational in March 2010 and
in its first phase be able to handle more
than 37 million passengers per annum. The new building
would be connected to the city via a dedicated high speed