Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Aviation Ministry grants in-principle nod for 18 greenfield airports

The Ministry of Civil Aviation (MoCA) has granted 'in-principle' approval for setting up of 18 greenfield airports and 'site clearance' approval for setting up of seven greenfield airports across the country, said the Ministry of Civil Aviation in a release.

Out of these, Mopa Airport in Goa, Navi Mumbai and Shirdi Airport in Maharashtra, Kannur Airport in Kerala, Kushinagar Airport and Jewar Airport in Uttar Pradesh, Dholera Airport in Gujarat, Bhogapuram Airport in Andhra Pradesh, Machiwara Airport in Ludhiana, Alwar Airport in Rajasthan and Rajkot Airport in Gujarat are international greenfield airports. The airport project at Kannur has been completed.

Upgradation of existing airports is a continuous process depending on the traffic demand, availability of land and resources, environmental clearance approval from regulatory authorities, clearance from obstruction etc, it said.
19/07/17 India Infoline