J&K govt to transfer land for new terminal at Jammu Airport
Jammu and Kashmir Administrative Council has given nod to transfer land measuring over 974 Kanals at village Rakh Raipur, in favour of Airport Authority of India (AAI) free of cost for establishment of new terminal at Jammu Airport. The Council met under chairmanship of Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha in Srinagar yesterday. Establishment of the new terminal will significantly enhance the capacity of Jammu Airport in handling air traffic which will boost tourism, economy and generate employment opportunities.
Government aims to provide an ecosystem for harmonised growth of various aviation subsectors, including Airlines, Airports, Cargo, Maintenance Repairs and Overhaul Services (MRO), General Aviation, Aerospace Manufacturing and Skill Development.