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Construction : Transport Update | May 2016 | Source : Infrastructure Today

Civil Aviation Ministry gives ´site clearance´ for 4 airports

The Ministry of Civil Aviation has given in-principle approval for a greenfield airport in Gujarat as well as site clearance for four airports in Andhra Pradesh and Rajasthan this year.

Minister of State for Civil Aviation Mahesh Sharma said various proposals have been received for setting up greenfield airports in many states including Maharashtra, Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh.

In a written reply to the Rajya Sabha, he said, this year, the Ministry has granted an ´in-principle´ approval for the setting up a greenfield airport at Dholera in Gujarat. The minister added that ´site clearance´ was also granted in January for greenfield airports at three locations in Andhra Pradesh.

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