In order to promote tourism and thus the economic and social development of Bundelkhand, union government plans to develop Jhansi airport for civil operations. AAI had planned to take up the development of the airport in phases and accordingly projected the land requirement to UP. Total land requested was 20 acre for runway extension and other works in Phase I and additional 40 acre for ultimate development.
The plan by the Airport Authority of India (AAI) to extend the Juhu airport runway to ease congestion at the Mumbai airport and shift the slower-moving turbo props and private jets to Juhu, was opposed by the state government. The government argues that the extension project would impact the proposed Bandra-Versova sea link. The
The Airport Authority of India’s plan to extend the Juhu airport runway to ease congestion at the Mumbai airport and shift the slower-moving turbo props and private jets to Juhu was opposed by the state government. According to the plan, the 1,140 m runway would be extended by 700-800 m to enable it to accommodate turboprops and small passenger jets. The government argues that the extension project would impact the proposed Bandra-Versova sea lin, for which the Maharashtra State Road Developmen
The airport development programme in Northeast India will hit by the cut in the Airport Authority of India's (AAI) budgetary support, stated a Parliamentary panel of Rajya Sabha. The department related parliamentary standing committee on transport, tourism and culture has in its recently submitted report stated that budgetary support in the form of grants-in-aid provided to AAI in annual plan 2013-14 is Rs 42 crore.
Media reports indicate that the union government approved a Rs 2,000 crore project to extend the runway of Juhu airport in Mumbai by 650 metre into the sea. The project, which is part of the overall plan to redevelop the airport, is intended to begin operation of private jet and small turboprop and ATR in