The state Government of Andhra Pradesh (India) has announced that the pre-bid meeting for request for proposals saw 13 reputed national and international agencies/companies taking part.
Some of the participants are Ramky, Essel, GVK, GMR, ADPI (France), NIIF (with Fraport), Oberoi, AECOM, BIAL, Reliance with Zurich Airport, Italy Group.
Bhogapuram airport will be developed under public-private partnership model. Once completed the airport will be able to cater to 6.3 millilon passengers anually in its inital phase. The project will be built near Bhogapuram, 40 kilometers north-east of Visakhapatnam, India. The airport will be built as part of an aerotropolis, which will also have a maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) facility along with an aviation academy.