Feb 06, 2017 Gannavaram airport expansion project Gannavaram airport expansion is on. The project includes extension of the runway and the construction of a permanent terminal building that can handle 50 lakh passengers per annum. Airports Authority of India (AAI) aims to achieve this in five years. The runway is being extended from 2,286 metre to 3,360 metres at an estimated cost of Rs.150 crore. AAI has so far spent Rs.162 crore on the new terminal building.