Govt to Add 80 Airports by 2027
country is likely to add nearly 80 airports in the next four to five years, the aviation regulator has said
, the number of airports in the country has increased from 74 to 141, and as per the Ministry of Civil Aviation, this will grow up to 220 in the next four to five years
21 greenfield airports across the country, including Mopa in Goa
Navi Mumbai, Shirdi and Sindhudurg in Maharashtra
Kalaburagi, Vijayapura, Hassan and Shivamogga in Karnataka
35 airports, helipads and water aerodromes are targeted for development during FY 2022-23 under RCS-UDAN.
Dabra in Madhya Pradesh; Kushinagar and Noida (Jewar) in Uttar Pradesh
Dholera and Hirasar (Rajkot) in Gujarat; Karaikal in Puducherry; Dagadarthi (Nellore)
Bhogapuram and Orvakal (Kurnool) in Andhra Pradesh; Durgapur in West Bengal; Pakyong in Sikkim; Kannur in Kerala; and Hollongi (Itanagar) in Arunachal Pradesh.