DNA | Last Modified - Jul 31, 2011, 04:05 AM IST
Jaipur: The Airports Authority of India (AAI) has agreed to give 50 per cent compensation for the land to be acquired for the development of Jaipur Airport terminal building. For this purpose the authorities will be acquiring 60 acres of land in the second phase.
The information was given at a meeting organised to discuss developmental work of airports in the state on Friday.
The meeting was chaired by chief secretary Salauddin Ahmad and attended by chairman of AAI VP Agarwal, principal secretary of industries Sunil Arora, principal secretary of civil aviation Kiran Soni Gupta, commissioner of bureau of investment Purshottam Agarwal, district collector Naveen Mahajan and director of airports RK Singh along with other senior officers. AAI requested to transfer the land to the authority at the earliest so that extension work of runway can be completed.
The authority also assured the state government to assist in the construction of civil aviation complex and to relax the air connectivity fees at Jaipur airport.
It was also informed in the meeting that the work of developing new terminal building of Jaisalmer airport will be completed by the end of October and the state government will complete the construction of link road connecting the airport and laying down electric lines during this time.
The AAI also requested for transferring the surrounding land near the Bikaner airport to the authority soon. AAI also assured the government to develop Udaipur airport with an eye on tourism, the state government also assured the authority to clear the pending matters regarding land very soon.
The chief secretary assured the AAI to make available land for Jodhpur airport terminal and also asked the authority to study the feasibility of operating large airplanes in Kota.