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Not received any letter from TS govt regarding land allocation for new airports: Ministry of Civil Aviation

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Ministry of Civil Aviation has said that they have not received any letter from the Telangana State regarding the allocation of lands for setting up new airports in the state. Airport Authority of India has reviewed setting up of six new airports including 3 Greenfield and three Brownfield airports in Telangana.

Nalgonda MP Captain Uttam Kumar Reddy raised a question in Lok Sabha as to how many airports are there in Telangana state; and how many of them are functional and what is the progress made by the Ministry of Civil Aviation in its plan to set up new airports in the state.

In a written reply to Uttam Kumar Reddy, the Department of Civil Aviation informed the Parliament that there is a plan to set up six new airports in Telangana including 3 Greenfield and 3 Brownfield airports.

As per the reply of the Civil Aviation, currently, there are two airports in Telangana one is Rajiv Gandhi International Airport and the other one is Begumpet Airport. Begumpet Airport is meant only for chartered flights.

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