In a bid to tackle the problem of congestion at Delhi’s Indira Gandhi International Airport, plans are afoot to have a second commercial airport near the national capital soon.
As per a report in The Times of India, the Ministry of Civil Aviation has identified seven acres of land at Sikandarpur village adjacent to the Indian Air Force’s Hindon air base in Ghaziabad.
The ministry plans to launch civilian flight operations from the IAF base.
This would mean that the National Capital Region would get a second airport for commercial flights as soon as the base is ready for civilian flights. Read More…