• Friday, Oct 22, 2021
  • Last Update : 07:13 pm

Dhaka airport’s Terminal 3 to be finished by mid-2023

  • Published at 09:26 pm June 5th, 2021
Airport
File photo of the Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport, Dhaka Dhaka Tribune

The terminal will be double the size of the current airport 

State Minister for Civil Aviation and Tourism M Mahbub Ali has said the construction of Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport’s Terminal 3 will be completed in June 2023. 

The state minister made the remarks on Saturday during a visit to the construction site. 

“We are ahead of the target in terms of construction of the terminal. In June 2021, 14.5% of the work of this terminal was supposed to be completed, but as of today, 17% of the work has been completed,” he said.

The state minister said the size of the terminal would be more than double that of the current airport.

A station of the metro rail will be built at the third terminal. Through this, passengers coming to Bangladesh will be able to go to their destination by the train without leaving the airport, according to a statement released by the ministry.


Also Read: Budget FY22: Second highest allocation for better transport, communication


Apart from this, anyone can go directly to the airport from any station in Dhaka by metro rail.

Also, the terminal will be connected to Ashkona Hajj Camp via a tunnel. It would facilitate the pilgrims to enter the airport directly from the Hajj camp.

Secretary to Civil Aviation Ministry Mokammel Hossain, Chairman of Civil Aviation Authority of Bangladesh Air Vice Marshal M Mafidur Rahman, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Biman Bangladesh Airlines Dr Abu Saleh Md Mostafa Kamal and other senior officials were present during the visit.

162
Facebook 103
blogger sharing button blogger
buffer sharing button buffer
diaspora sharing button diaspora
digg sharing button digg
douban sharing button douban
email sharing button email
evernote sharing button evernote
flipboard sharing button flipboard
pocket sharing button getpocket
github sharing button github
gmail sharing button gmail
googlebookmarks sharing button googlebookmarks
hackernews sharing button hackernews
instapaper sharing button instapaper
line sharing button line
linkedin sharing button linkedin
livejournal sharing button livejournal
mailru sharing button mailru
medium sharing button medium
meneame sharing button meneame
messenger sharing button messenger
odnoklassniki sharing button odnoklassniki
pinterest sharing button pinterest
print sharing button print
qzone sharing button qzone
reddit sharing button reddit
refind sharing button refind
renren sharing button renren
skype sharing button skype
snapchat sharing button snapchat
surfingbird sharing button surfingbird
telegram sharing button telegram
tumblr sharing button tumblr
twitter sharing button twitter
vk sharing button vk
wechat sharing button wechat
weibo sharing button weibo
whatsapp sharing button whatsapp
wordpress sharing button wordpress
xing sharing button xing
yahoomail sharing button yahoomail