The construction of greenfield ParuleChipi airport in Sindhudurg, Maharastra is close to the completion point. Minister of Civil Aviation, Suresh Prabhu recently took a stock of the construction pace at the site and he was informed that construction of the vital components of the airport is nearing completion.
The construction of taxi way, apron and isolation bay has been completed and work on the airfield ground lighting is on. Eighty percent work on Construction of passenger terminal building, ATC tower and technical building has been completed and the remaining work will be finished in a month’s time. Sindhudurg airport will have a 2500-meter runway which has provision for future development.
The airport, built at a cost of over Rs 500 crore, is expected to give a major boost to trade and tourism in the Konkan region.