The Ministry of Civil Aviation has received proposals regarding expansion and facelift of the Belgaum, Hubli and Mysore airports. In this connection the Airports Authority of India (AAI) has received 364 acres land at Belgaum, 588 acres land at Hubli and 142 acres land at Mysore from the State Govt. against the projected requirement of 370 acres, 600 acres and 310 acres respectively.
AAI has commenced the work on extension & strengthening of runway, taxiways & isolation bay and construction of New Terminal Building, ATC tower cum Fire Station, sub-station, new apron, boundary wall and associated work at Belgaum Airport. AAI has recently constructed a new DVOR building and NDB building at Hubli Airport. AAI has also commenced the work on extension, strengthening & widening of runway, taxiways & isolation bay and construction of New Terminal Building, ATC tower cum Technical block cum Fire Station, sub-station, new apron and other ancillary buildings and services including perimeter road at Hubli Airport.
AAI has appointed IIT Delhi as a consultant for preparation of DPR for the runway extension work at Mysore airport.
This information was given by Shri Jayant Sinha, Minister of State in the Ministry of Civil aviation in reply to a question in Lok Sabha today.
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