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Har govt finalises action plan for International Aviation Hub at Hisar

Press Trust of India  |  Chandigarh 

The governmenthas finalisedaction plan for the phased development of International Aviation Hub at in three phases.

In the first phase, the existing airfield will be upgraded into a Regional Connectivity Scheme Airport under UDAAN (Ude Desh ka Aam Nagrik) scheme in six to eight months time.

In phase two, the runway will be extended from 4,000 feet to 9,000 feet for Maintenance, Repair and Overhauling (MRO), parking and sub-basing operations, an official release said here today.

Finally, after a Detailed Project Report (DPR) study, bids will be invited for developing an International Aviation Hub, including an International Airport, it said.

The is developing the Integrated Aviation Hub on the existing airfield, as a brown field project.

It is also proposed to expand the existing airstrips at Pinjore, Karnal, Bhiwani and Narnaul, from the current length of 3,000 feet to 5,000 feet and developing parking space for accommodating spill over from for parking and MRO activities, the release stated.

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First Published: Sat, March 10 2018. 18:30 IST