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Current Status

1. Government approval

  • 1          ENVIRONMENTAL CLEARANCE

Ministry of Environment & Forest granted necessary Environmental clearance for the project, vide MoEF letter no. nil dated 19th July 2013.    

  • 2.       STATUS OF CLEARANCES FROM MINISTRY OF DEFENCE (MoD), MINISTRY OF HOME AFFAIRS (MHA) AND DGCA
  • Ministry of Defence, GOI renewed its NOC on 28thSeptember, 2012 for a period of 5 years.
  • Ministry of Home Affairs accorded security clearance for the proposed airport vide letter dated 12th October 2012.
  • DGCA accorded site clearance of the proposed airport vide its letter dated 17thAugust 2012.
  • Master plan submitted to DGCA and other concerned authorities.
  • Security vetting first inspection carried out by Regional Deputy Commissioner of Security, BCAS along with IB, Customs, CISF, Local Police & KIAL, Officials on 19thNovember 2013.
  • Keezhallur Gramapanchayat accorded clearance vide its letter no. A5-3860/13 dated 19 October2013.
  • Mattannur Municipality accorded clearance vide its letter no. E2-11681/13 dated 4 November 2013.
  • Pollution Control Board “Consent to commence the Work” was received on 12  December 2013

2. Detailed Project Report Completed by Project consultants

Detailed project report (DPR) has been completed by project consultants M/s AECOM & CRISIL consortium. 

3. Land

An extent of 1276.03 acres has been acquired for Kannur International Airport project as on 7 October 2010, out of 1284 acres notified. Remaining land is expected to be taken over soon.

4(1) Notification for additional 783 acres has been published. M/s KINFRA nodal agency for land acquisition are already in the process of acquiring Phase three land.

 

4. Formation of Special Purpose Vehicle

A Company called "Kannur International Airport Limited" has been registered under the Companies Act 1956. The first Board meeting of the Company was held on 18 December 2009. Government have reconstituted the Board of Directors of Kannur International Airport with the Hon'ble Chief Minister Shri Oommen Chandy as Chairman, Shri G Chandramouli as Managing Director and the following persons as Directors:

Shri K Babu, Hon'ble Minister-Excise,Ports & Airports

Director

Shri K M Mani, Hon'ble Minister of Finance & Law

Director

Dr M K Muneer, Hon'ble Minister of Panchayat and Social Justice

Director

Shri K C Joseph, Hon'ble Minister of Rural Development

Director

Shri K P Mohanan, Hon'ble Minister of Agriculture

Director

Shri E.K. Bharat Bhushan , IAS , Chief Secretary , Govt. of Kerala.

Director

Shri.V.J.Kurian, IAS, Additional Chief Secretary, Water Resources and Aviation

Director

Shri. Rajesh Kumar Sinha IAS  Secretary Finance (Expenditure)

Director

Shri S Ramnath, Managing Director, KINFRA

Director

Shri M M Somaya, ED (Aviation )(BPCL)

Director

 

District Level Committee under the Chairmanship of the District Collector is giving final shape to the proposal for infrastructure development programmes outside the airport like roads, power and water.

5. Access to airport and other outside infrastructure

 

A new green field road viz. Kannur-Mattannur road will be developed as the main access to the airport designed to ensure fast and free movement of traffic to the airport without traffic lights and juctions, with provision for entry and exit ramps for joining and exiting traffic from connecting roads. All other major roads will be widened wherever possible and will be connected to this road.

 

6. Consultancy for Kannur Airport Project has been assigned to AECOM. 

 

7.  Environmental Clearance for the project has been accorded by the Ministry of Environment and Forest, Govt of India on 19th July 2013.

 

8.EPC I contract for Runway and Airside Works has been awarded to M/S Larsen & Toubro Ltd. for the sum of Rs.694 crore on 05 Nov 2013

 

 

 

9. The Green Belt Programme inaugurated by Sri.K.Babu, Hon'ble Minister for Ports & Excise on 26 August 2013. 2,51,000 nos of  seedlings planted so far in the nearby areas of Airport ( Keezhallur Grama Panchayath and Mattannur municipality ) as a part of afforestation mission.

 

 

10. DETAILED PROJECT REPORT (DPR) AND PROJECT INFORMATION MEMORANDUM (PIM) APPROVED BY THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF KIAL

 

Detailed Project Report and Project Information Memorandum has been approved by the Board of Directors of KIAL. The salient features of the DPR and PIM are as follows: 

            

  • Estimated Project Cost                     Rs 1792 Crore
  • Debt/Equity Ratio                             1.29 : 1
  • Equity                                                 Rs 784 Crore
  • Debt                                                   Rs 1008 Crore
  • Project IRR                                        12.27%
  • Equity IRR                                          13.21%
  • Average DSCR                                   1.40

 

11. Status report of Kannur Airport Project as on  June 2014.

 

12. Fourth Annual General Meeting (Adjourned) and 10th Extra Ordinary General Meeting of the Company.

 

Integrated Terminal Building Work

 

Shri G.Chandramouli,Managing Director,KIAL handing over the Award Letter of cityside works amounting to Rs 498 crores to Shri T.Krishna, Segment Head-Airports,Larsen & Toubro Ltd in presence of Shri K.Babu,Hon'ble Minister for Fisheries, Ports and Excise on 25 June 2014 at PRD Chamber,Govt Of Kerala