PM Modi Inaugurates New International Airport

Issue: 08-2023

Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the new International Airport in Rajkot marking a significant step towards bolstering the nation’s aviation infrastructure and enhancing connectivity in the region. The new airport is ten times larger than the existing airport in Rajkot. A new terminal building is also being constructed there, which will have the capacity to serve 1,800 passengers per hour. In 2014, there were only 56 flight movements per week from Rajkot, which has now more than doubled to 130 flights per week. The New Terminal building and the airside infrastructures are developed in a total land area of 2,534 acres and at a cost of 1,405 crores.