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Interim departure terminal set to open


The Interim International Departure Terminal (IIDT) at the Rajiv Gandhi International Airport in Hyderabad will be made operational tomorrow, October 23, The News Minute claims.

According to GMR Hyderabad International Airport Limited (GHIAL), the airport operator, all international departure flights will operate from this terminal with effect from 10h30, local time.

It has advised passengers to check with their respective airlines before leaving for the airport. 

Passengers who are booked on Air India International flights AI 127, AI 952, AI 978, AI 988, AI 966 & AI 051 and travelling to domestic destinations are also advised to report at the Interim International Terminal (IIDT) as per their scheduled departure times.

The IIDT, which has been built to facilitate airport's expansion, is located adjacent to the Haj Terminal and can be accessed from both Shamshabad and Srisailam sides of the airport's main approach road via Rotary 1 (Cargo rotary).

A dedicated free shuttle service has been arranged between the existing terminal and IIDT for the convenience of passengers. This shuttle service will be available at the Arrivals Ramp and will operate at regular intervals.

The Rajiv Gandhi International Airport is projected to handle 20 million passengers during the current financial year as it embarks on an expansion that will take its overall capacity to 40 million passengers per annum.
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