An iconic structure inspired by Temple Architecture, Shirdi Airport is an open, symmetry driven structure reflecting the synthesis of arts, beliefs, values and way of life.
Inaugurated on the centenary anniversary of Sai Baba, the Terminal Building at Shirdi International Airport is an iconic structure, inspired by the temple architecture, it is an open, symmetry driven structure reflecting a synthesis of arts, beliefs, values and the way of life.
The design of the airport and state of the art infrastructure, services and utilities are sustainable and energy efficient in nature; with maximum use of natural light and ventilation, functional space planning, elegantly landscaped areas, efficient passenger and vehicular flow and traffic movement. The general layout of the runway, taxiways, apron and other infrastructure shows the extent of the works, along with scope for future phases of development.
The design and form of the Terminal Building is a perfect amalgamation of traditional and contemporary architecture, inculcating the essence of Shirdi Sai Baba as soon as the passengers enter the Terminal building. The design highlights the usage of small elements in a contemporary manner to present a modern look of the Terminal as the first gateway towards Shirdi. The result is an iconic structure for the State, with traditional features like jaali, corbelled gate, stepping form derived from the gate of Shirdi temple. The entrance gate is an icon in itself, first of a kind, and holds a strong identity. Approaching the airport from cityside, the passengers shall see the airport’s dynamic volume elvating above the landscapes green belts.
Client – Maharashtra Airport Development Company (MADC)
Location – Shirdi, Maharashtra
Site Area – 864 Acres
Terminal Building Area – 5000 sq. m.
Passenger Capacity – 300 pax peak hour
Cost – 100 Crores
Scope – Comprehensive Architectural and Master Planning Services for the entire project focusing on Aerodrome Planning, operationalization of Existing Infrastructure, techno-economic feasibility of expansion of Airside Infrastructure.