Guru Ram Das Intl Airport Terminal, Amritsar
Raja Sansi International Airport (Hindi: राजा सांसी अंतर्राष्ट्रीय हवाई अड्डा, Punjabi: ਰਾਜਾ ਸਾਂਸੀ ਅਂਤਰ੍ਰਾਸ਼੍ਟ੍ਰੀਯ ਹਵਾਈ ਅਡ੍ਡਾ) (IATA: ATQ, ICAO: VIAR), also known as Guru Ram Das International Airport, after Guru Ram Das Ji, the founder of Amritsar, is 11 km north-west from the city of Amritsar, India.
New integrated terminal building was inaugurated on 25 February 2009 at the Amritsar International Airport under modernisation plan to meet international standards. The new Integrated Terminal Building at the Amritsar airport has an area of 40175 sq metres (approx) compared to 12,770 previously.The newly-inaugurated terminal building is glass and steel structures having modern passenger friendly facilities such as central air conditioning system, inline X-ray baggage inspection system integrated with the baggage conveyor system, escalators, public address system, Flight Information Display System (FIDS), CCTV for surveillance, check-in counters with Common Use Terminal Equipment (CUTE), car parking, etc.
The integrated terminal building at Amritsar have peak hour passenger handling capacity of 1200 passengers and annual handling capacity of 14.6 lakh passengers. The integrated building has 30 check-in counters, four X-ray scanners (for baggage); 26 immigration Counters; ten custom counters; 12 security check booths and four conveyor belt – arrival. The apron has been extended to cater for parking of total of 14 aircraft (8 Category ‘E’, 3 Category ‘D’ and 3 Category ‘C’ type of aircraft) from the earlier capacity of ten aircraft and strengthened for parking of Category ‘E’ type of aircraft. The departure and arrival hall have facility for duty free shops. The departure hall also accommodates foreign currency exchange, book store, restaurant and other shops for the convenience of departing passengers