The Foundation Stone for the Construction of New Integrated Terminal Building of Vijayawada Airport was laid by the Vice President of India, M Venkaiah Naidu on December 4, 2018.
The Ceremony took place in the August presence of Suresh Prabhu, Union Minister of Commerce&Industry andCivil Aviation, Jayant Sinha, Union Minister of State for Civil Aviation and other esteemed dignitaries. The first international flight from Vijayawada to Singapore was also inaugurated the same day.
The New Integrated Terminal Building of Vijayawada Airport will spread over 35000 Sqm and is being developed by the Airports Authority of India(AAI) at the cost of Rs 611 crores. The airport would be a steel and glass structure with state-of-the-art passenger friendly facilities with peak hour handling capacity of 1200 passengers.