The ambitious greenfield domestic Dhalbhumgarh airport project in Jamshedpur is all set to become a reality, as construction work will begin by October 30.
According to a report in The Master Builder, trees are being felled currently and the administration will procure enviromental clearance for a portion of the area under the jurisdiction of the forest department in the next three weeks to start construction work.
Located at Dhalbhumgarh in Ghatshila subdivision, about 60 km from the Steel City, the airport is being built on an abandoned World War II airfield.
The report added that the project is spread across 240 acre and it will be implemented at a cost of Rs 100 crore in the first phase. In the second phase, the airport will be expanded to another 545 acres.
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