मुरादाबाद हवाई अड्डे
|IATA: none – ICAO:
|Owner||Airports Authority of India|
|Serves||Moradabad and Rampur|
|Location||Moradabad, Uttar Pradesh, India|
|Elevation AMSL||637 ft / 194 m|
Moradabad Airport also known as Mundha Pande Airport is situated midway between Moradabad and Rampur city on NH 24 in Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. The Government of Uttar Pradesh signed a MoU with the Airports Authority of India (AAI) in February 2014 for the development of the airport.
The Moradabad air strip was constructed on 52 hectares land at an estimated cost of Rs 21 crore. The contract was earlier awarded to RITES, but was cancelled and awarded to the UP State Construction Corporation. The Ministry of Civil Aviation (MoCA) asked the State Government in November 2012 to hand over the airfield in Moradabad and an additional 300-350 acres land, free of cost, to the Airports Authority of India (AAI) in order to upgrade the airfield for commercial operations. The AAI had proposed to develop a taxi track, an apron, isolation bay, navigational aids, localiser, glide path, terminal building, ATC control tower and hangars. The Uttar Pradesh cabinet approved to hand over the airstrip AAI in September 2013.
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