Union Civil Aviation Minister Suresh Prabhu will inaugurate newly-constructed terminal building and associated works of Chipi Airport, Sindhudurg along with Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on March 5.
The new civil airports at Ratnagiri and Sindhudurg in the Konkan region and other airports infrastructure projects in Maharashtra is likely to boost and tourism in the state. Prabhu has sanctioned more than Rs 1200 crore for the airport infrastructure projects in Maharashtra.
The routes connecting Sindhudurg to Pune, Mumbai and Nasik have already been approved UDAN 3.1 and bids have been called from the airlines. The flight operations from the airport (under UDAN scheme) will commence very soon. Read more