India Aviation Update – Proposal for Construction of New Airports

Aviation Sector FDI - INDIA
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Construction of New Airports

Government has granted ‘site clearance’ for setting up of a Greenfield Airport at Bhiwadi, District Alwar in Rajasthan in November 2015 and at Dagadarthi Mendal Nellore District, Bhogapuram in Vizianagaram District near Visakhapatnam and Oravakallu in Kurnool District in Andhra Pradesh in January 2016.

The Government has also received two proposal from Gujarat for setting up of Greenfield Airport at Dholera and Ankleshwar in Gujarat. Ministry of Civil Aviation has examined these two proposals and granted ‘in-principle’ approval for setting up of Greenfield Airport at Dholera in Gujarat in January 2016.

This information was given by the Minister of State for Civil Aviation, Shri Jayant Sinha in written reply to a question in Rajya Sabha today.