‘In-principle’ approval for setting up of 14 Greenfield airports

‘In-principle’ approval for setting up of 14 Greenfield airports

Minister of State for Civil Aviation, Dr. Mahesh Sharma informed Lok Sabha that the Government has granted ‘in-principle’ approval for setting up of the following 14 Greenfield airports in the country.

Estimated project costs for these airports are: Mopa in Goa (`3000 cr), Navi Mumbai (`15149 cr), Sindhudurg (`350 cr) and Shirdi (`320.54 cr for Phase I) in Maharashtra, Bijapur (`150 cr), Gulbarga (`13.78 cr in initial phase), Hassan (apprx. 793.95 cr in three phases) and Shimoga (`38.91 cr in initial phase) in Karnataka, Kannur (`1892 cr) in Kerala, Dabra (`200 cr) in Gwalior, Pakyong (Rs. 605.59 cr) in Sikkim, Kushinagar(`600.39 cr) in Uttar Pradesh, cost estimated by Airports Authority of India, as the development of the airport through Public Private Partnership (PPP) could not be realized by the Government of Uttar Pradesh (GoUP), Karaikal (`280 cr) in Pudducherry and Durgapur (`700 cr) in West Bengal. Out of these, one project namely Durgapur Airport has commenced commercial operations on 18th May, 2015. Since 2012, the government has received initial proposals for setting up of Greenfield airports at several places, namely, Karwar in Karnataka, Androth (Karavati dist.) in Union Territory of Lakshadweep, Taj International Airport, Hirangaon in Uttar Pradesh, Dagadarthi Mendal Nellore Dist., Bhogapuram in Vizianagaram District near Visakhapatnam, Tadepalligudem in West Godavari District, Oravakallu in Kurnool District and Kuppam in Chittoor District in Andhra Pradesh.

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