Proposed Greenfield International Airport in Bhogapuram (DFC-BIA)

  • India
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Bhogapurna, Andhra Pradesh
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Original disclosure @ DFC website

Updated in EWS Mar 16, 2024

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Project Description
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According to the Bank’s website, the proposed Project involves the construction and operation of the greenfield Bhogapuram International Airport (BIA). BIA will be a state-of-the-art airport with modular facilities for both domestic and international passengers and cargo capacity to accommodate the projected air traffic. The Airport will be designed to adopt an airfield layout to accommodate code E aircraft (B777 Series/B787 Series/A330 Family) with occasional Code F aircraft (BOEING 747-8/AIRBUS A-380-800). The airside facilities will include passenger and cargo terminal buildings, runway systems, aprons, taxiways, airfield lighting systems, air traffic control towers, Navigational Aid Systems (NAVAIDs), utilities and infrastructure including approach road, car parking, power supply system, stormwater drainage system, and sewage treatment plant. BIA is part of a planned development of the area, which is expected to include city side developments such as hotels, hospital and office buildings as well as residential development.

The Bhogapuram International Airport (BIA) will be a state-of-the-art airport with modular facilities for both domestic and international passengers and cargo capacity to accommodate the projected air traffic. The Airport will be designed to adopt an airfield layout to accommodate code E aircraft2 with occasional Code F aircraft3. The overall layout is segregated into three distinct zones:
• Air side development
• City side development
• City side development for residential development

Early Warning System Project Analysis
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The Project has been reviewed against DFC’s categorical prohibitions and determined to be categorically eligible. The Project is screened as Category A because the Project involves the construction a greenfield international airport which could have significant environmental and social impacts that are diverse and irreversible. The major environmental and social concerns related to the Project include noise impacts, impacts on air quality during the construction phase, large volumes of solid waste and sanitary wastewater that must be properly managed, and occupational health and safety concerns. The land acquisition negatively impacted some landowners and livelihoods, but the Project is expected to generate significant employment opportunities during the construction and operating phases.

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National Investment and Infrastructure Fund Limited is an Government owned company which maintains infrastructure investments funds for international and Indian investors anchored by the Government of India.

Private Actor 1 Private Actor 1 Role Private Actor 1 Sector Relation Private Actor 2 Private Actor 2 Role Private Actor 2 Sector
- - - - National Investment and Infrastructure Fund Limited Client -

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