PM Narendra Modi to Inaugurate International Airport in Gujarat
Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set to inaugurate a new international airport in Gujarat. The unveiling of the state-of-the-art Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport, located in Hirasar, Rajkot district, marks a significant milestone in the development of Gujarat’s aviation infrastructure.
The new international airport is a testament to Gujarat’s growing prominence as a major economic and industrial hub in India. With its strategic location, it is expected to boost connectivity and facilitate increased trade and tourism opportunities for the region. The airport is spread across an area of over 1,025 hectares and is equipped with world-class facilities to meet the growing demand of passengers.
The Hirasar airport project was initiated with an estimated cost of around Rs. 1,405 crore and is built to handle up to 1,060 passengers during peak hours. It features a terminal building with a capacity of more than 1,200 passengers, and the runway is designed to accommodate the landing and takeoff of large aircraft. The airport is also equipped with modern navigation aids, advanced security systems, and ample parking facilities for private and commercial vehicles.
The inauguration of the new international airport aligns with the government’s vision to modernize and upgrade India’s aviation infrastructure. It also showcases the commitment of the government towards the development of Gujarat and its focus on improving regional connectivity to enhance economic opportunities.
With the opening of this airport, Gujarat is expected to witness a surge in international trade, investment, and tourism. The state’s industrial sector, which spans across various sectors including textiles, chemicals, pharmaceuticals, and automobiles, will greatly benefit from improved air connectivity. Additionally, it will also provide a convenient gateway for tourists looking to explore Gujarat’s rich cultural heritage, vibrant festivals, and pristine landscapes.
The Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport in Hirasar, Gujarat, is poised to become an important gateway connecting the state to the rest of the world. The inauguration of this airport signifies a new era of growth and development for Gujarat, further bolstering its position as a key player in India’s economic landscape.