Work on expansion of the Belgaum airport which had headed into rough weather due to trouble over land acquisition, has picked up pace over the last few months. The government has been able to acquire all the 298 acres around the airport required to upgrade it and is ready to hand them over to […]
The Minister for Civil Aviation, Shri Praful Patel informed the Parliament (Rajya Sabha) today. AAI proposes to spend an amount of Rs.12434.34 crores, during the 11th Five Year Plan (2007-08 to 2011-12) for development of airport infrastructure in the country, which includes Metro airports as well as non-metro airports. An expenditure of Rs. 6443.53 […]
Mr L.L. Krishnan, Regional Executive Director (Southern Region), Airports Authority of India (AAI) said that the Belgaum (Sambra) airports runway will be strengthened at a cost of Rs.15 crores. Night landing facility will be provided at Belgaum airport in six months, he said. Hope all is done as it is said. In fact earlier there […]
Source: http://www.business-standard.com Apart from the 35 airports taken up for modernisation, the AAI (Airports Authority of India) will invest around Rs 490 crore to develop 11 smaller airports like Akola, Belgaum, Cooch Behar, Gondia, Surat and Srinagar. All these airports are also projected to be developed by the end of 2008.