AAI signs MoU with Uttarakhand govt to strengthen civil aviation

AAI will assist UCADA in obtaining necessary clearances for airport operations starting with the upgraded airport at Pithoragarh and Chiniyalisaur

GN Bureau | July 25, 2017


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The Airports Authority of India (AAI) has signed an agreement with Uttarakhand government and Uttarakhand Civil Aviation Development Authority (UCADA) to develop the civil aviation sector in the state.
 
The agreement is aimed to identify relevant factors influencing the development of civil aviation infrastructure in Uttarakhand, assessing commercial potential of various airports of the state, identifying technical considerations for airport operations in Uttarakhand, evaluating site related technical and engineering parameters for development of projects, making estimate of the capital outlay for the future projects and development of master plan for existing and future civil aviation infrastructure in the state. AAI will also assist UCADA in obtaining necessary clearances for airport operations starting with the upgraded airport at Pithoragarh and later at Chiniyalisaur.
 
Uttarakhand’s chief secretary, S Ramaswamy said the state government is determined to fulfil the long pending requirement of operational airports within the state. These airports would also be part of the Regional Connectivity Scheme and will boost tourism and air connectivity for the local public.
 

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