Civil enclave at Hindon airport unveiled by PM Modi

The civil enclave will be connected to Jamnagar, Shimla, Kalaburgi, Kannur, Faizabad, Nasik Hubli and Pithoragarh

GN Bureau | March 20, 2019


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Prime minister Narendra Modi recently inaugurated a civil enclave at Hindon airport in Ghaziabad.

The development of new civil enclave at Hindon airport is aimed at reducing the burden of Delhi’s IGI Airport and will also serve the passengers from Delhi NCR and Uttar Pradesh.

Hindon airport belongs to the Indian Air Force and the airports authority of India (AAI) has developed a civil enclave. The Ghaziabad-based airport has been developed for the operation of Regional Connectivity Scheme flights at the cost of Rs 40 crore. The civil enclave will be connected to Jamnagar, Shimla, Kalaburgi, Kannur, Faizabad, Nasik Hubli and Pithoragarh under RCS – UDAN.
 
The development of enclave at Air Force Station, Hindon has been planned for the operation of RCS flights in two parcels of land measuring 5.6 acres for civil enclave and 4.8 acres for construction of approach road from Sikandarpur Marg. Airport infrastructure has been developed by AAI and the approach road has been constructed by Uttar Pradesh government.
 
A terminal building has been constructed on an area of 5,425 square metres, having eight check-in counters. The building can handle 300 passengers during peak hours.

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