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|Location||Ankleshwar, Gujarat, India|
Ankleshwar Airport is a greenfield airport being constructed at village Mandva on National Highway 8 near Ankleshwar, Gujarat, India. The Airports Authority of India has cleared the techno-economic feasibility report for the proposed airfield and was expected to be operational by 2013. The Gujarat State Aviation Infrastructure Company Limited (GUJSAIL) has acquired 80 hectares of land for the construction of the airport. The project is awaiting clearance from the Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF) as of August 2014.
The airport will serve Ankleshwar, Bharuch, the Jagadia and Panoli Industrial areas, the Dahej SEZ and the upcoming Petroleum Chemical and Petrochemical Investment Region (PCPIR). The Ankleshwar Industries Association (AIA) had proposed the construction of the airport to the State Government in 1995. The GIDC had agreed to construct the airstrip and terminal, but the project was eventually referred to the GIDB.
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