Travellers in Delhi and NCR region can soon fly from an airport that is not Delhi airport, IGI airport and no, it is not even the upcoming Jewar airport. And no, they are not reviving the good old Safdarjung airport! No, what is all set to happen is that passengers can take flight from the Hindon Airbase! Soon! Air travellers in the Delhi-NCR region will really be benefited with this development.
Union Ministry of Civil Aviation has zeroed in on a land tract at Sikandarpur village near Indian Air Force’s Hindon air base in Ghaziabad, to develop it as a second commercial airport to tackle the problem of congestion at Delhi’s Indira Gandhi International Airport, according to The Times of India report.
According to the report, the ministry has already got a nod from the Air Force to use the air base for civilian flights as part of the government’s regional connectivity scheme (RCS), popularly known as UDAN (Ude desh ka aam nagrik). Read More