Airports Authority of India agrees to develop Jharsuguda Airport in to a full fledged one:Orissa CM

August 2, 2010 at 5:27 pm Leave a comment

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Report by Pragyan Das, Bhubaneswar: The Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Monday informed the House  that  the Airports Authority of India has already agreed to develop Jharsuguda Airport to a full fledged one and for which the latter has also asked 815 acres of land free of cost.

Replying to a starred question of legislature  Sanjib Kumar Pradhan, the Chief Minister said two airports in the State one at Bhubaneswar and another at Jharasuguda are under the control of management of the Airports authority of India.

The Chief Minister  informed that the Authority considering the proposal of the State Government of developing Jharasuguda Airport to a full fledged Airport, has asked for additional land of 815 acres free of cost. However, a maximum of 734 acres of land is available near the Airport which includes 418 of Private land. So, the Authority has been requested to scale down their requirement of land through a reasonable estimate. They have also been asked to intimate a firm commitment to complete the expansion project of the Airport within a period of two years from the date of receipt of the additional land and a reply to this effect is awaited, he said.

Regarding Biju Patnaik Airport , the Chief Minister said the State Government is considering a proposal of the Authority for providing additional land measuring about 23 acres for construction of parallel taxi track  and development of 300 meters basic strip for Biju Patnaik Airport here.


Entry filed under: Infrastructure, Jharsuguda, Jharsuguda Airport, Region watch.

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