Govt may allow airports on private land, says Patel

To overcome hurdles in land acquisition for airport projects, the government is planning to allow private players to build airports on their own land.

“To increase connectivity, the government will set up merchant greenfield airports, which will be private airports built on privately owned lands, within permissible civil aviation parameters,” Civil Aviation Minister Praful Patel said.

This, he said, would solve the problem of land acquisition, which was a major hurdle to infrastructure projects in the country.

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