Prime Minister Narendra Modi chaired Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) has recently approved the proposal for the development of Phase I of New Greenfield Airport at Dholera in Gujarat.
The New Greenfield Airport at Dholera will be built at an estimated cost of Rs 1,305 crore and it will be completed within a period of 48 months. According to the CCEA New Greenfield Dholera Airport project is being implemented by Dholera International Airport Company Limited (DIACL).
DIACL is a Joint Venture Company consisting of the Airports Authority of India, the State Government of Gujarat as well as National Industrial Corridor Development and Implementation Trust, holding equity in the ratio of 51:33:16.
According to CCEA, the Dholera Airport in Gujarat is to get both, passenger as well as cargo traffic from Dholera Special Investment Region (DSIR). The Dholera Airport will also cater to the nearby region as well as serve as a second airport to the city of Ahmedabad.