Development of Maryada Purushottam Shriram International Airport (Phase II & III), Ayodhya

Unnati More Mar 12, 2024 0

This project envisages the development of Maryada Purushottam Shriram International Airport (Phase II & III), at Ayodhya in Uttar Pradesh.

Overview of the Project:

The Maryada Purushottam Shriram International Airport, also known as Maharishi Valmiki International Airport, Ayodhya Dham, serves the twin cities of Ayodhya and Faizabad in Uttar Pradesh. The airport’s first phase was inaugurated in December 2023, while AAI (Airports Authority India) has proposed to implement the development of Phase II.

The Maryada Purushottam Shriram International Airport will be developed over an anticipated 500 Acres of land parcel and will have a construction area of approximately 538,196 SqFt. It will be developed at an estimated construction cost of INR 889 Crore.

The scope of work involves the construction of a new Terminal Building occupying nearly 30,000 SqM (catering to 3,200 passengers), Ancillary Buildings, Car Parking, City-side development & other associated works at Ayodhya Airport. Moreover, the runway length will be extended from 2,200M to 3,125M and the apron will be expanded to accommodate 8 narrow-body aircraft.

Creative Group serves as the design architect for this project which is anticipated to be completed within three years of commencement.

Project details:

Name of the ProjectMaryada Purushottam Shriram International Airport (Phase II & III), Ayodhya
Latitude, Longitude26.750109, 82.152610
Latest StatusPre-construction

Status Update :
As of February 2024, Creative Group has been awarded as the design architect. However, the design team has not been formed yet.
LocationAyodhya, Uttar Pradesh
Land Area (in Acres)500 Acres
Construction Cost (INR-Crore)889 INR-Crore
Description The project involves the development of Ayodhya Airport Phase-II, including

Terminal building
Multilevel car park
ATC cum Technical Tower
Fire Station
Building use Transport Infrastructure
Construction start2024
Project completion (Estimated timeline)2027


Airports Authority of India (AAI)

Airports Authority of India, or AAI is owned by the Ministry of Civil Aviation, which is part of the Indian Government. It is in charge of developing, enhancing, controlling, and overseeing India’s civil aviation infrastructure. Over Indian airspace and surrounding marine regions, it offers Communication Navigation Surveillance/Air Traffic Management services.

Creative Group

Creative Group is an internationally recognised design firm based in Delhi. The firm provides services in architecture, urban planning, project management, financial analysis, construction management, engineering and building consultancy.

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