Minister of State for Civil Aviation, Shri G.M. Siddeshwara informed the Lok Sabha that the Government has accorded site clearance for the Greenfield international airport project at Dholera at Ahmedabad in Gujarat being developed by the Gujarat Infrastructure Development Board in 2014.
Taj International Greenfield airport project proposed at Hirangoan, Firozabad, Uttar Pradesh is presently under the preliminary scrutiny of the Government.
AAI has recently upgraded Bhopal, Indore and Raipur airports to international standards and the Government has initiated the process of declaring these airports as international airports. Further, the Government of India has granted in-principle approval for development of the Greenfield airport projects as international airports with estimated project costs (approx.) as under:
State Airport Rs. in Crore)
Goa Mopa 3000
Kerala Kannur 1800
Maharashtra Navi Mumbai 14500
Maharashtra Shirdi 300
Uttar Pradesh Kushinagar 355