Airports Authority of India, under the supervision of the Ministry of Civil Aviation is committed to provide air connectivity and develop and upgrade airport infrastructure across the country. Due to the proactive measures being undertaken by the government, India is already one of the fastest growing civil aviation markets in the world.
A civil enclave at Hindon Airport in Ghaziabad of Uttar Pradesh was inaugurated today by the Hon’ble Prime Minister of India. The inauguration took place in the august presence of Ram Naik, Hon’ble Governor of Uttar Pradesh; Yogi Adityanath, Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh; Suresh Prabhu, Union Minister of Commerce and Industry and Civil Aviation; General (Dr.) V.K.Singh (Retd), Union Minister of State for External Affairs and Nand Gopal Gupta “Nandi”, Minister of Civil Aviation, Government of Uttar Pradesh.
Hindon Airport belongs to the Indian Airforce and the Airports Authority of India has developed a Civil Enclave. Hindon Airport situated in District Ghaziabad of Uttar Pradesh has been developed for the operation of RCS flights at the cost of Rs. 40 Crores. This Civil Enclave will be connected to Jamnagar, Shimla, Kalaburgi, Kannur, Faizabad, Nasik Hubli and Pithoragarh under RCS – UDAN
Development of Civil Enclave at Airforce 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 Govt. of Uttar Pradesh. A terminal building has been constructed on an area of 5425sqm. With 8 Check-in Counters, the terminal building will be able to handle 300 passengers during peak hours.
The development of new civil enclave at Hindon Airport will take the load off from Delhi`s IGI Airport and will also serve the passengers from Delhi NCR and Uttar Pradesh.