AAI to join hands with Gujarat govt for Dholera Airport Project

Airport Authority of India (AAI) is expected to forge a partnership with the state government of Gujarat for the Rs 2,000 crore Dholera airport project.
Jai Prakash Shivahare, managing director, Dholera Industrial City Development said, “Process of taking all necessary approvals is in fast track and is likely to be completed in next few months.”

Equity participation between AAI and government of Gujarat will be 51 per cent and 49 per cent, respectively.

Shivhare added: “The Airport Authority of India has agreed to be an equity partner to build an airport here and we hope work to begin in this calendar year. A proposal to this effect has already been moved to the Civil Aviation ministry.”

The airport under the Delhi-Mumbai Industrial Corridor (DMIC) project at Dholera is expected to constructed in four years.

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