Nov 10: The huge increase in passenger traffic has prompted the government to look at adding airports in Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai and Kolkata.
According to reports, these cities are to get second airports soon. It is a known fact that the Union Ministry has already lined up efforts to build additional airports in Delhi and Mumbai.
Adding to these plans, the Civil Aviation Ministry has notified the governments in West Bengal and Tamil Nadu to suggest locations so that new airports can be built.
Going by news sources that quoted Airports Authority of India chairman Guruprasad Mohapatra, the Union Cabinet is working on plans to build new airports in the four metro cities of Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai and Kolkata. It is beings said that the new airport in Delhi could come be the Jewar airport in Greater Noida.
Passenger traffic has zoomed over the past few years, and existing airports have been finding it difficult to cater to the growing passenger needs.